Survey: Have You Ever Spent Time on a Farm?
Our Japanese correspondents tell of a new project "to help volunteers who want to work on work on a farm and get out of Japan's busy cities for a day. The project has been successful so far with lots of people experiencing rice planting, vegetable gardening and animal husbandry for the first time."
It is an interesting idea; in America only 2% of the population still farms, only 10% live in what are classed as rural areas. We talk about the importance of food so much here at TreeHugger, but how many of us have ever been to where it comes from?