Jared Flesher

Jared Flesher writes about energy, agriculture, the environment, and people as a freelance journalist. His work has been published by The New York Times Online, The Wall Street Journal Online, The Christian Science Monitor and Gannett New Jersey newspapers.

For young farmers: No land, but plenty of climate change to go around

While making a documentary about young farmers in New Jersey, a filmmaker noticed that the extreme weather became the star of the show.

New Jersey horse farmers fueled by hay, not oil

Steed for the tillerman: New Jersey farmer Tom Paduano at work(Photos by Jared Flesher) For the past year, I’ve been following around farmers in New Jersey with a video camera. For the most part, they are young, broke, landless, and …