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Small Family Farms Aren’t the Answer

Chris Newman, farmer at Sylvanaqua Fam in Northern Virginia, talks about why he believes farmer cooperatives are a better fix for the problems in our food system than the available delivery mechanisms out there–including Farmers Markets, Farm Stands, Food Hubs, and CSAs. This article explains his idea for cooperative and consolidated small farms, while acknowledging the utility in the meantime for an array of business models.
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