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In this 2015 photo, a dairy farmer works with cows at her family farm in Graniteville, Vt. (Lisa Rathke/AP)
In this 2015 photo, a dairy farmer works with cows at her family farm in Graniteville, Vt. (Lisa Rathke/AP)

With guest host Anthony Brooks.

The next generation of farmers coming from cities. We’ll look at why millennial professionals are ditching suits for pitchforks.

Guests:

Caitlin Dewey, food and agriculture reporter for the Washington Post. (@caitlindewey)

John and Halee Wepking, grain farmers at Meadowlark Organics in Ridgeway, Wisc.

John Gilbert, farmer in Hardin County, Iowa.

From The Reading List:

Washington Post: A Growing Number Of Young Americans Are Leaving Desk Jobs To Farm — "This generation of farmers is more likely to grow organically and be involved in the local food system, a survey finds."

This program aired on January 31, 2018.

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