Back in March, we posed a question to Modern Farmer readers: Who will take over the family farm?
Not all of our readers are farmers, of course. Some are homesteaders or gardeners. Others are researchers, educators, and people interested in sustainable food systems. Many are just curious about what goes into getting food onto our plates.
Within our reader community, there are a multitude of ideas, stories, and experiences. We’re looking to highlight those perspectives, starting with four farmers who responded to our family farm question.
From planning for the emotional challenges of farmland succession, to establishing a conservation easement, to the divergent stories of two different dairy daughters, check out their stories here.
What topics would you like to hear about from the Modern Farmer community? Let us know your ideas for future topics, or commentary you’d like to share with readers, using this form.