The Lean Micro Farm: Interview with Ben Hartman

In the early 70s, US Agriculture Secretary Earl Butz infamously commanded farmers to “get big or get out.” Ben Hartman considered the suggestion disastrous – and in his book, The Lean Micro Farm, he shows how small, hyperlocal farms can be both ecologically and economically superior to industrial-scale operations geared toward export and commodity markets.

ffinlo Costain spoke to Ben Hartman and started by asking him how big his farm is, and what he produces?

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