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New horizons: for New England agriculture
In 2005, the national Farm Credit System undertook a comprehensive research project to examine agriculture and rural America and analyze trends. The author tackles the implications for New England and suggests appropriate policy goals.
New England farmers meet immigrant needs
A multi-institution agricultural collaborative is researching ways to help Massachusetts farmers grow and market local immigrants' favorite home-country vegetables. In a related effort, immigrants are learning techniques for being successful farmers themselves.
Beginning farmers and local food systems
Growing support for community-driven economic development, local food, and sustainability is one reason a diverse group of young people are going into farming.
The taste of place: local and regional foods transform the Northeast
Northeast farmers and consumers cooperating to make agriculture survive.