College students are going Greenhorn

Don’t know much ’bout ecology: A wave of liberal arts students who see food is the political movement of their time are heading to farms as interns
this summer. “I’m not sure that I can affect how messed up poverty is in Africa or change politics in Washington,” says one, “but on the farm I can see the fruits of my labor.” (New York Times) Related: The site’s down temporarily, but Serve Your Country Food, one of The Greenhorns mastermind (and FoE) Severine von Tscharner Fleming’s many projects, is a useful collection of economic, ecologic, demographic and cultural information about farmers under 40, as is The Greenhorns site itself

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