Smallholder family farming—small farms that rely mainly on family labor—is the backbone of agricultural production in developing countries. According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), four-fifths of the developing world’s food is a product of small-sized farms
“Men are not so much the keepers of herds as herds are the keepers of men.” — Henry David Thoreau (Walden)
Our deep respect for the land and its harvest is the legacy of generations of farmers who put food on our tables, preserved our landscape, and inspired us with a powerful work ethic. – James H. Douglas, Jr.