jeudi 29 août 2013

The US professionals quitting the rat race to become farmers

The US professionals to become farmers

Farmer Erik Jacobs

Farming has always been a hard way to make a living.

Now, a small but - anecdotally - growing group of Americans are leaving the structure and security of an office job for the gruelling, yet rewarding work of earning money from the land.

Some want to be a part of improving the food supply for themselves and their community.

Others are excited by the prospect of becoming self-sufficient, or simply working outdoors like their ancestors did.

Read more... There are no good statistics yet on how many people are moving from desk jobs to field work

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