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Farming in the U.S.A.

red barn behind a colorful field in summer

Brookford Farm got its start in an old family farm in Rollinsford, N.H., in 2007.

Public radio feature / 14:15 minutes / Here and Now, produced at WBUR in Boston, Mass., and broadcast nationwide on April 22, 2009 / I conceived and produced this double-segment for host Robin Young. 


More than ever, women and minorities are running the country’s farms, “boutique” farming is a hot trend, and farmers’ markets continue to grow and multiply. We speak with Carol House of the National Agricultural Statistics Service about the latest numbers in farming, and we check in with Jon Satz, who runs Woods Market Garden in Brandon, Vermont.

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