Buying the Farm (literally)

In a trend that I wholeheartedly endorse and applaud, people are taking buying farm fresh one step further: they’re buying the farm!

In yesterday’s NYTs, an interesting piece about farm shares, (something that many raw milk drinkers have done for years with cows in order to get the product they want but can’t find in stores).

    BELOW, FROM THE NYT

CAMPTON TOWNSHIP, Ill. — In an environmentally conscious tweak on the typical way of getting food to the table, growing numbers of people are skipping out on grocery stores and even farmers markets and instead going right to the source by buying shares of farms.

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/10/us/10farms.html?em&ex=1215921600&en=655d2d9570e156bb&ei=5087%0A

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