The Latest Millennial Trend: Farming

Jan 31, 2018

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.

This show airs Wednesday at 11 a.m. EST.

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.”

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