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Young farmers united

A growing number of young people with university degrees choose to become farmers, in the United States, writes The Independent

For the second times since the last century, the number of Under 35 that chooses a green career is on the increase, writes The Independent quoting a research by the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA). But the real news is that the young adults who now decide to become farmers have a university degree (almost 70% of them), work on purposefully small terrains using organic techniques, and foster collaborations amongst each other: thus managing to create “food hubs”, storage centers, shared locations for the working and the sales of food. In this way, they manage to compete, also price-wise, with larged, less sustainable realities.

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Read more on young people and new agriculture from Designatlarge here

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