By:Â Michele Wolfson
Our well-being is tied to the small farmers. Their recent obstacles stay financially-sound are quite alarming and it is crucial to reinvigorate our rural farmlands so that our nation can remain healthy and sustainable. It’s truly devastating to hear that farming is a dying business and that young aspiring farmers are finding it very difficult to make a living off of the land.
One example is Northern Maine farmer, Jim Gerritsen who traveled a great distance from his rural farm to Manhattan’s Wall Street to speak at the Farmer’s March in Zucotti Park. Read More