At 10:03 AM 9/24/98 -0700, Tom Armstrong wrote:
>On Wed, 23 Sep 1998, Wilson, Dale wrote:
>> > We can't save the small family farm, we have to create an economic
>> > climate where it can come back.
>> What kind of interventions do you have in mind?
>> Dale Wilson
>The current trend to direct marketing, CSA's, and Farmers Markets is a
>step in the right direction. These options were not possible 10 years
>ago. I am afraid this is not enough. I believe we need (dreaded)
>subsidies geared towards helping small family farms.
>I think the ways things are done in some of the small european countries
>could serve as a model for sustainable ag in the US.
>Tom Armstrong email@example.com Sequera Ranch s.1892 San Gregorio, CA
>Barnyard Technology--- Ideas for tomorrow -> from yesterday's scrap.
> 4th -> 5th gen. on family farm. Can Ag Sustain?
> A ghost town fights its way back.. http://www.crl.com/~toma/
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