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“The Measure of Everyday Life” is a weekly public radio program featuring researchers, practitioners, and professionals discussing their work to improve the human condition. Independent Weekly has called the show ‘unexpected’ and ‘diverse’ and notes that the show ‘brings big questions to radio.'

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Jun 29, 2022

With the increase in food prices in recent years, farming has been in the news and farming continues to be challenging work. In the U.S., various organizations have sought to support young farmers in their work. On this episode, we talk about that history with Dr. Antoine Alston of North Carolina A&T State University, co-author of the new book, The Legacy of The New Farmers of America