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Crop Mob: A Volunteer Army for Local Farms

Clearing fields. Planting. Harvesting by hand. Small, sustainable farms require lots of backbreaking work and farmers are often...

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Clearing fields. Planting. Harvesting by hand. Small, sustainable farms require lots of backbreaking work and farmers are often overwhelmed. That's where Crop Mob comes in. Crop Mob is a network of aspiring farmers who organize using social networking tools and then descend on local farms to lend a collective hand. It gives people a chance to get to know their community—and their food—and helps keep sustainable farming sustainable.