Americas farmland is one of its
most important natural resources, offering economic and environmental
benefits, providing food thats safe and nutritious, and
lessening our dependence on outside sources. But, across the
country, family farms are disappearing at an alarming rate.
Find out what it means to be a New
American Farmer, and why our farmers need a new kind of
educated and conscious consumer. Find out what YOU can do to
help support and preserve Americas farmland, including
these simple steps:
Buy directly from local farms
Ask for local farm products at grocery stores and restaurants
Support land preservation in your state
Please watch "Discovering the
New American Farmer; Our Farming Community's Challenge to Survive"
on Maryland Public Television on January 8, 2007 at 11 p.m.
And please stay tuned as this site is
expanded to bring you information and resources to support farming
in your area.
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