The tradition of sons returning home to take over the farm remains a strong one. Gradually, though, women are starting to notice some changes.
Even while the total number of farmers is dropping nationwide, women are taking up a larger piece of the pie.
Millennials hold a significant amount of buying power, which can make or break fast food restaurants.
This episode, encouragement to tap maple trees yourself this year. A handheld snack with Chef Daniel Orr. And, small farmers make the food system their own.
The 2012 Census of Agriculture shows the number of farmers under 35 years-old has grown slightly, about 1 percent nationally.
According to a USDA Census released last week, Indiana farms and farmland is decreasing.