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Most farmers are conservationists by nature. They love the land. They value their natural resources. They respect nature. Translating that mind-set into profitable farm conservation practices can... Read more
By The Sprout, 2 min 39 sec ago
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On the corner of Devon and Glenwood Ave. in Edgewater, sits Uncommon Ground. "A small working farm that provided food for a restaurant, provided a community center and place for people to learn... Read more
By The Sprout, Jul 16
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When Shante Lewis wants to go grocery shopping close to home, it doesn’t take long for her to list her options. “We have a Dollar General,” the Stone Mountain resident said. If she wants to drive... Read more
By The Sprout, Jul 16
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Although 96% of the 2 million farms in the United States are family-owned, the top 5% of farms, mostly run by large corporations, make 75% of the sales. Worst of all, one-third of the food produced... Read more
By The Sprout, Jul 16
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In his 20s, farmer Heinz Thomet recalls asking himself: “What do you want to do with your life? Are you going to purchase some mountain valley and live a hermit life… or do you want to be in the... Read more
By The Sprout, Jul 11
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