The rise in food awareness has also contributed to a new interest in agriculture. Meanwhile, growing land costs and lack of government assistance are just two of the obstacles facing young, up and coming farmers.
Today, we take a look at the challenges that new farmers face in the agriculture business.
- Kelly Henderson, program coordinator for Begin Farming, Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association
- Michael Durante, land access program associate, National Young Farmers Coalition (NYFC)
- Rachel Tayse, farmer at Foraged and Sown farm
- Lyndsey Teter, farmer at Six Buckets Farm