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Small Independent Farms See Growth by Selling Packaged Foods

Small, independent farms have been a way for many families to make a living on their own land for generations. While seasoned farmers are working towards developing new revenue sources from their core products, the allure of the autonomy and freedom of owning and working a farm is drawing new entrepreneurs into the business.

These small farms provide locally grown produce to their communities and are often the anchor of farmers markets across the country. Considering that food loses nutrient value the farther it has to travel and that vegetables and fruit can take months to reach a grocery store shelf, getting food direct from local farms offers the richest source of truly farm fresh food options. More people are being drawn to what small producers have to offer.

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