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Audrey Levatino is the author of Woman-Powered Farm.

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So, you want to move to the country. Perhaps you’ve been raising your kids (or just yourself) in the healthiest environment you can muster in the city. You’ve built a nice kitchen garden off your back porch, snipping herbs for meals, feeding yourself fresh vegetables and berries from carefully pruned bushes, even keeping a couple of chickens for their fresh eggs. You go to the farmers’ market almost every week and supplement your own home-grown food with that of local farmers. But now you want to more fully practice what you preach and incorporate farming into your life.

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Or maybe you’ve built a comfortable nest egg by putting in long hours in the corporate world and you’re looking ... Read more