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Family Farmers + You

By Danielle Nierenberg

By Danielle Nierenberg and Sarah Small, Food Tank

Family farmers are more than food producers. They are stewards of biodiversity, climate change fighters, and entrepreneurs, boosting local economies. To help them do their multiple jobs better, we need to invest more in family farmers, small and large, in the United States — and around the world. Watch our new video about the importance of family farmers here.

There are more than 500 million family farmers across the globe. Women and men who are producing food for their families and their communities, as well as producing crops for …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green