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Young and Farming

Over the next several years, America’s farmland will evolve into something quite different than it is today. In fact, according to the National Agricultural Statistics Service, over the next five years—the lifespan of the next farm bill—nearly 100 million acres of U.S. farmland are expected to change ownership and will need new farmers. This is because the majority of individuals who are farming today are close to retiring, with nearly two-thirds of farmland currently managed by someone over the age

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Letting the Brush Work Its Magic: Self-taught Painter Continues Family Legacy, Creates Artistic Future

Bryan Bromstrup’s career as an artist did not start in a traditional way. He did not attend art school, nor did he train in his craft since childhood. His foray into painting began as part of a family tradition, and after watching a few episodes of Bob Ross’ “Joy of Painting.” Five years and 115 pieces later, the rest is history.

Food Waste Finds a Home

Christopher Adkins is a chef with a mission. Every Wednesday evening, he can be found preparing fresh dinners for upwards of 200 attendees at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church in Indianapolis. But it’s the ingredients in those dinners that really get Adkins excited, and inspired the idea for Ingredient Trading Company (ITC)—a concept that supports his ultimate food mission: food preservation.

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