Tuesday, August 18, 2009

The Atlantic: Why Small Farms Are Safer

Article from Slow Food USA president Josh Viertel about how the stigma of "Big Ag" foods can be unjustly applied to small farmers.

"In 2006 I was--among other things--a vegetable farmer. In New Haven, Connecticut, using Ivy League labor, we grew and sold over 300 varieties of vegetables. Today I am struck with memories of one in particular: a gorgeous crop of spinach we couldn't sell..."

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