Aging Farmers in Ohio
36 images Created 25 Nov 2009
In the heart of America where agriculture once helped drive the economy, farming has become a fading way of life. Along the foothills of Appalachia in Southeastern Ohio, aging farmers struggle to keep their farms afloat in order to provide for their families and communities. The recent economic downturn has made life more difficult for a dying breed of farmers to survive, but has increased the importance of self-sustainability in the communities that rely on this resource.