Most urban farmers don't own the land they work, and they want some assurances
By Tara Morgan
Urban farmers in Boise are worried that without long-term leases, their farms can be mowed under whenever property owners see fit. Now they're trying to work with the city to establish some measure of land security.
Farmer Mary Rohlfing talks ducks eggs and the dirty secret of local food
By Guy Hand
Without the subsidies and economies of scale enjoyed by industrial agriculturalists, local-food farmers are often trapped between their ideals and the limits of what consumers, even those who value local food, will pay.