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"A Tough Topic"
I typically choose to focus on the positive and not the negative. I’m inclined towards the optimistic and I hope it’s reflected in what I write. However, 2019 was a difficult year for farmers and there’s no avoiding it.
"Bits and Pieces"
A few weeks ago, I joined a small group of local farmers from the Commodities/Marketing Team as we stopped into some urban farms scattered through Chicago to say “hi” and to provide organizational assistance. We frequently hear about the differences between urban farms and rural farms, but I find the similarities between these types of farms and farmers to be striking.