Quote of the Day: As Farmers Grow Old, Who Will Replace Them? – The New York Times

Seven generations of Frank Hull’s family have lived and been buried on their farm in Durham, N.Y.

Seven generations of Frank Hull’s family have lived and been buried on their farm in Durham, N.Y.Credit…Sara Naomi Lewkowicz for The New York Times

“Many farming families are in the Hulls’ situation or getting near it. They’re land-rich and cash-poor, and they’re saying, ‘What do we do with this family business we’ve created?’ ”

~DAVID HAIGHT, of the American Farmland Trust, which connects aspiring farmers with farmland, on Frank and Sherry Hull, who have run their farm in the upper Catskills for 50 years.

Source: Quotation of the Day: As Farmers Grow Old, Who Will Replace Them? – The New York Times

%d bloggers like this: