Giving Compass' Take:

• In an interview with Food Tank's Dani Nierenberg, Grace Wong and Raya Carr discuss the benefits of developing and maintaining small local farms.

• How do small farms promote awareness of organic foods? What can you do to support local farms in your area?

• Learn about one way to start your small farm funding journey.

On “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” Grace Wong, Food Reporter at the Chicago Tribune and Raya Carr, Events Coordinator and Shepherdess at Mint Creek Farm discuss the difficulty of starting and maintaining a small organic farm. From finding early investment to maintaining soil health, Carr shares how it is becoming easier than ever to support local farmers.

Over the years at the farmers market, I’ve seen folks really gain awareness about what organic means. It’s like we’re leveling up, and that’s kind of a double edged sword.

Read the full interview with Grace Wong and Raya Carr about small local farms by Dani Nierenberg at Food Tank.