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Vintage Vegetable/Chicken Farming
Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter
Tue May 28, 2013 01:35 PM CDT

What was old is new again.

This is, of course, an old saying, but it does seem to apply at least on our farm. An idea rooted in the past that has become a current trend is people producing at least some of their own food supply. Many people who do not even live on farms have decided to plant a vegetable garden or maybe even have a few chickens that produce eggs -- all in their backyards.

I guess my family would be in this category, AND we happen to live on a farm as well. I call it ...

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