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By Zachary Michael Jack

Speak Your Piece: Freedom to Farm Pot

Commodity agriculture affects the neighbors and community, as well as the farmers’ bottom line. Just ask anyone who lives downwind from a hog farm. Are the people who will vote to legalize marijuana ready to live next to an “herb” farm?

Portrait of a Midwestern Harvest

The culture of farming is hard to define and mark down into neat rows and checkboxes . So is defining who is and who isn’t a farmer. Today, the barriers to being officially identified as a farmer are low, but the roadblocks to making it…