Family Farming

 

Despite the growth of industrial farms, family farming is still the primary form of agriculture across the globe. An estimated number of more than 500 million small scale , family owned farms exist and are growing and harvesting the food you and i enjoy. In developing nations alone, small scale farms produce 80% of the food supply. This, they manage to do with littleΒ  resources available to them in comparison to other large-scale agricultural productions, yet their farms are often highly productive and use sustainable land management practices.

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