The Trouble with the Global Perspective on Farming

Chris Newman
4 min readJan 4, 2023

Another great question from a recent Ask Me Anything:

Do you know anything about or have interest in exploring farming outside the US context? Smallholders in India and Indigenous farmers in Latin America seem to be doing some interesting stuff and are highly critical of the Gates Foundation etc that supports big ag globally. Wonder if there are any applicable lessons or if…

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Chris Newman

Building a new, accessible, open, and democratic food economy in the Chesapeake Bay region @ Sylvanaqua Farms