Food for Life
Dawn is just breaking on a summer morning in northeast Iowa, Chickasaw County, and Tom Frantzen is already hustling. The 47-year-old farmer wants to wrap up hog chores before going to the field to make hay.
Farmers and consumers team up to reimagine American agriculture - but this time they're thinking small and personal
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"Simplicity isn't something you buy. You create it by chipping away the unreal, the useless, and the meaningless..."
The soil is a living organism. With proper management, the soil thrives, breathes, drinks in the falling rain, and supports healthy crops.
Are small farms as bountiful as they are beautiful? Can they really compete with large farms in the agriculture of the future? The answer is yes on both counts. Here's why.