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Together forever? Learning to farm as a couple

publication date: Aug 1, 2015
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What does it mean to farm together as a couple? Market farmers pay close attention to the health of their crops, but how many monitor the health of their relationships as carefully? Like poor soils, strained relationships can be improved with cultivation and care. Like rich soils, strong relationships can be degraded through neglect and poor management. Couples who farm together must navigate complex circumstances if their relationship and the farm are both to succeed. When your life, your home, and your career are all intertwined, how do you manage the most important tie of all, that between two equals joined by promises to each other?

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