For centuries, family farms were the foundation of our society and economy. Over the last five decades, federal policies, subsidies and changing technologies have shifted food production from small ecologically-sustainable family farms to giant agribusinesses. This shift has given multinational corporations control over our food supply. Meanwhile, farmers increasingly rely on off-farm income to survive.
Farmers’ Markets, Farm Stands, Flowers, and Fond FarewellsHave you visited a farmers’ market this summer? Here’s our list of markets in Hastings