"When I’m in the flower garden, I just speak hen…"

March 26, 2008 at 10:52 pm 2 comments

Thought this was great! Trailer for a film about young farmers in America.


Entry filed under: farming, food.

M&S bags petition Few things

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  • 1. N. & J.  |  March 27, 2008 at 12:46 am

    I really admire those people for stepping out and doing that. I have dreams of doing it but I’m paralyzed with fear about going broke or starving etc. I realize that’s extreme and probably wouldn’t happen but it still lurks in the back of my head. For now I’ll grow some of my own vegetables on my apartment balcony and patronize my farmer’s market.

  • 2. emma  |  March 27, 2008 at 12:50 pm

    oooh i’m really jealous of them all. look at all that lovely land!


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