My Farm Roots

6:00am

Sun June 16, 2013
Agriculture

My Farm Roots: In Hip Brooklyn, Connecting With Farm Past

On the Brooklyn rooftop garden she helps maintain, Missouri native Monica Johnson says she's not afraid to show her farm roots.
Credit Abbie Fentress Swanson / Harvest Public Media

7:00am

Sun June 9, 2013
Agriculture

My Farm Roots: Lessons From The Farm Crisis

The fifth-generation to run his family farm, Mark Kenney says the '80s farm crisis taught him lessons for today.
Credit Amy Mayer / Harvest Public Media

Mark Kenney and his family lived through the farm crisis of the 1980s, when the bottom dropped out of the U.S. economy and collapsing global food markets forced many farmers out of business.

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