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The agriculture industry has been graying in recent decades, prompting younger farmers to seek ways to make farms financially sustainable. Meet two such families: the Colemans of Mountain Run Farm and the Lindebergs of Native Spring Farm. In an industry where the average age hovers around 60, Ben and Carly Coleman are decades shy of [...]


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The old expression “you couldn’t stir ’em with a stick” was certainly applicable Monday morning, as senior adults packed the Lillian D. Green Nutrition Center in Troy to register for the free Senior Farmers Market Nutrition coupon booklets valued at $30 each. “This was the biggest and busiest first day that we have ever had,” [...]