America’s farmland is one of its most important natural resources, offering economic and environmental benefits, providing food that’s 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 America’s 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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