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family

n. 1) husband, wife and children. 2) all blood relations. 3) all who live in the same household including servants and relatives, with some person or persons directing this economic and social unit.

family

(Common ancestry), noun ancestry, birth, blood connection, clan, common extraction, common forebears, common lineage, common parentage, consanguinity, descent, dynasty, ethnic group, ethnicity, filiation, folk, genealogy, house, kin, kindred, kinsmen, line, line of ancestors, line of descent, lineage, origin, parentage, people, same line of descent, same strain, sept, stirps, stock, strain, tribe

family

(Household), noun brood, domestic circle, dooestic establishment, familia, family unit, home circle, issue, offspring, progeny
Associated concepts: adoption, curtesy, dependent, domestic relation, dower, Family Court, family law, family purpose doccrine, head of household, heirs, next of kin, surviving spouse
See also: ancestry, bloodline, derivation, descendant, domestic, house, household, issue, kindred, kinship, lineage, next of kin, origin, parentage, paternal, posterity, progeny, race, relative, succession
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The government, through the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) and the Department of Agriculture, provides support to family farms in three ways.
But small family farms are disappearing one by one and we need systems in place to safeguard the small family farm.
The family farm practiced a mixed economy in which specialized production brought cash income and, hopefully, profits while farm families buffered the risks of production for distant markets through self-sufficiency and community mutuality.
There is concern that the family farms, such as those in Wisconsin -- the state that currently produces the most milk -- are far more likely to be forced out of business by a milk surplus than are the much larger corporate farms in the Southwest and California.
I am hoping that many groups in the Philippines can do something along these interventions just cited to help family farms.
FAMILY farms in Wales will in future need to innovate, collaborate, diversify and focus more on the environment - but there will inevitably be casualties along the way, according to a new strategy report.
And although none of Larry's two children, nor Paula's four, has any interest in running the family farm, Larry Bangs has no intention of someday selling the family's remaining 115 acres.
Last summer, My Family Farm underwent a name change due to a legal challenge from a company who has been using the name Our Family.
That was the unusual scene at the usually sedate Tierra Rejada Family Farm.
Serving as an alternative to junk food snacks, Our Family Farm offers Kosher-certified, organic and all-natural cookies and crackers.
ONCE AGAIN, THE AMERICAN PUBLIC HAS PLACED THEIR TRUST IN THE FAMILY--THE FAMILY FARM.
The research found that if given the choice, consumers want local products from a family farm," says Kyle Vickers, Heritage Acres treasurer and pork producer from Eldorado Springs.

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