Posts Tagged: farmland protection

Homegrown Homeland Security

Posted by & filed under Food and Sustainable Agriculture.

While sitting in a western Wisconsin high school auditorium listening to farmers and other rural residents discussing urban sprawl the other evening, I was struck by an epiphany of sorts: the argument for saving farmland near our cities and suburbs has evolved beyond the “let’s save our pretty viewscapes” phase. Protecting prime farmland from the… Read more »