Buying Food Fresh from the Farm

Small farmers are finding a growing number of consumers hungry to buy meat, milk, and vegetables straight from the source

Kathy Barrett wasn't in a very good mood, she told me. She had just trucked a steer to a local slaughterhouse in neighboring Vermont that morning. "But isn't that your job, as an owner of On the River Farm, to raise cattle and have them turned into beef?" I asked.

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