Sharing the Land

This month’s article deals with the frequently agonizing decision of what to do with the farm when your health or age means you can no longer farm it adequately. You may want to sell and retire comfortably, but you know that anyone who can afford to buy farmland at today’s prices is unlikely to continue farming it organically. Richard and Karen Cook tells us of their journey in deciding to share their land with Kevin, a young wanna-be farmer who, along with his animal helpers, is transforming part of the farm.