BBC: The US professionals quitting the rat race to become farmersSubmitted by thanksmoo on Thu, 08/29/2013 - 11:53
thoughts on this? seems like a good trend to me.
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.