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Perennial Farms for Now and the Future

Posted by Stephanie Wang on February 29, 2024

To You, Citizens and Politicians, The following text is a cry from the heart of an organic market gardener who has seen several of her colleagues fall in battle. It is also the report of a sociologist who, over the past 15 years, has observed a major trend in our agriculture. Farmland changes vocation almost as often as it changes hands. Here, an orchard is razed and replanted with vines. There, a field carefully cleared and weeded by a market gardener has become an orchard.  The central question is: do we still have the leisure to waste so much time … Continue reading Perennial Farms for Now and the Future