Restaurants, schools and other big buyers are looking for local food year-round. And many of them are connecting with small farms on the Internet. But not all local producers are on the cutting edge… or even on the power grid. Harvest Public Media’s Peter Gray reports on a community of Amish in Illinois, as they work out how to merge tradition with technology to sell the food they grow.
Rancher Roger Zimmershied poses with some of his cattle on his ranch just south of Sweet Springs, Mo. Zimmershied recently switched from Kentucky 31 tall fescue to MaxQ tall fescue in two of his pastures.