California Forum

June 16, 2013

Another View: Microloans give small farms a new resource

Traveling throughout California, I have worked with countless beginning farmers and ranchers, veterans, farmers market vendors, restaurant food suppliers, urban agriculturalists, and many others interested in making a living growing the food that we consume. For most of these men and women, the daily costs of running even a small farming operation can test the mettle of the most committed farmer or rancher.

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