South African kids try to reconcile back-to-the-land with big-city dreams
Going back to the land isn’t strictly an American concept. This beautiful video from the perennial Grist favorite Perennial Plate shows how a new generation of South Africans are trying to make farming fit into a modern lifestyle — and learning where to compromise along the way. Sound familiar? From New Orleans to Baltimore to India, young people are finding their way back to the land, and building better food systems along the way.