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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.

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One was comprised of small and medium sized family farms; the other of large scale producers.
But he warned that safeguards were needed to prevent family farms from being subsumed by large commercial units.
It's more than likely that technology has preserved the family farm, though it no longer fits the nostalgic, Norman Rockwell-like image that many Americans embraced over the generations.
For more information about family farmers, contact the National Family Farm Coalition, (202) 543-5675 or www.nffc.net.
His brother and sister left the family farm in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley; Salatin stayed, pioneering the grass-based fanning he detailed in his books like Pastured Profit$.
She argues that the essential characteristics of farm based cheese production replicated those of the butter made on almost every northern farm and anticipated buttermaking's disappearance from the family farm. Although McMurry enlarges her scope to include all northern farms, her case study consists of 475 farms in seven Oneida, New York, towns (or townships) and much of her data centers on New York state.
Among them: environmental protection, stopping the drug war, saving the family farm, and rooting out consumerism.
De los Reyes said the ideal family farm is not just a self-contained unit, but one that cooperates with other family farms "to consolidate operation, not necessarily to consolidate ownership" to achieve greater yield and income.
3 from noon to 4 p.m., Community Harvest Project will hold its annual community event, Harvest Home Family Farm Festival, and its first annual 5K Dash run/walk at 10:30 a.m., with registration starting at 9 a.m.
During the 1950s Evie produced milk on the family farm at Cefn Uchaf, Llanbedr, selling to South Caernarfon Creameries.
Brattleboro, Vt.'s Brown Family Farm has launched Maple Mustards and Maple Dollops.
Grounded in author Rhonda Telfer's memories of childhood on a fourth-generation family farm, Grandpa's Treasure is a children's picturebook following best friends Will and Aaron who travel from their suburban neighborhood to Grandpa's farm.

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