Rising Number of Young Americans Are Leaving Jobs to Farm 1 234 567

Rising Number of Young Americans Are Leaving Jobs to Farm

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Liz Whitehurst dabbled in several careers before she ended up on a Maryland farm, crating fistfuls of fresh-cut arugula in the November chill.The hours were better at her nonprofit jobs. So were the benefits. But two years ago, Whitehurst, 32 — who graduated from a liberal arts college and grew up in the Chicago suburbs — abandoned Washington for a three-acre plot in Upper Marlboro, Maryland.She joined a growing movement of highly educated, ex-urban, first-time farmers who are...

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