USA Today has a great story about the increase in young people becoming farmers that's worth a click.


My friend Dan Mays bought land in nearby Scarborough, Maine just a couple of years ago and started Frith Farm, a small but growing organic farm that's already offering vegetables and humanely raised meat to its CSA members. Dan went to college with my girlfriend Lindsay and is a proud member of an increasingly large group of people under 30 who are taking to the land and choosing the demanding life of a farmer.


The world needs young farmers.



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Shea Gunther ( @sheagunther ) is a podcaster, writer, and entrepreneur living in Portland, Maine. He hosts the popular podcast "Marijuana Today Daily" and was a founder of Renewable Choice Energy, the country's leading provider of wind credits and Green Options. He plays a lot of ultimate frisbee and loves bad jokes.