Young and working in the dirt

Young and working in the dirt

Many in 20s, 30s are being lured into agriculture
Laura Frerichs, 31, husband, Andy, and son, Eli, take a stroll along her organic farm in Hutchinson, Minn. Laura Frerichs is among a niche of young people around the nation who have discovered farming as an alternative way to earn an income, and at the same time a way to be their own boss.
Laura Frerichs, 31, is shown with husband Andy carrying infant son, Eli, on her organic farm outside of Hutchinson, Minn. The Frerichses now work their own organic farm, and while they don’t expect it to make them rich, they are confident they’ll be able to earn a living as the popularity of locally grown and organic foods increases.

Young and working in the dirt

Laura Frerichs, 31, husband, Andy, and son, Eli, take a stroll along her organic farm in Hutchinson, Minn. Laura Frerichs is among a niche of young people around the nation who have discovered farming as an alternative way to earn an income, and at the same time a way to be their own boss.
Laura Frerichs, 31, is shown with husband Andy carrying infant son, Eli, on her organic farm outside of Hutchinson, Minn. The Frerichses now work their own organic farm, and while they don’t expect it to make them rich, they are confident they’ll be able to earn a living as the popularity of locally grown and organic foods increases.
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