Last week, the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa announced its plan to boost the local food economy in Iowa. The plan was submitted to the Iowa Legislature last week.
According to the press release from the Leopold Center...
According to a New York Times story this week, agriculture has hit the big time, with small farms thriving near the Big Apple. The article, Keeping Agriculture Alive Near New York City (Yes, Really) by Tom Applebome quotes Tom Sleight, once a New York farm boy, who took advice from his father, who advised against going into an uncertain future in farming.