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In New Food Culture, a Young Generation of Farmers Emerges

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New York Times

CORVALLIS, Ore. — For years, Tyler Jones, a livestock farmer here, avoided telling his grandfather how disillusioned he had become with industrial farming.

After all, his grandfather had worked closely with Earl L. Butz, the former federal secretary of agriculture who was known for saying, “Get big or get out.”

But several weeks before his grandfather died, Mr. Jones broached the subject. His grandfathe surprised him. “You have to fix what Earl and I messed up,” Mr. Jones said his grandfather told him.

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