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Farmer Joe Dise, 24, has a philosophical take on agriculture. “Farming is the closest career to being altruistic,” he says. “It’s not for the money. It’s to keep the world going.”

Aaron Worthington, 24, is the seventh generation to farm his family’s 132-acre dairy property in Plumstead. A 2021 graduate of Delaware Valley University (B.S., Dairy Science), he is a 2023 awardee of Bucks County Farm Bureau’s Jerry Harris & Paul Hockman Young Ag Professionals grant.

Farming ain’t what it used to be and the Solebury Board of Supervisors is determined to get with a modern program when it comes to setting new regulations. After hearing from about a dozen agrarian constituents on Tuesday, the board came to see that farming is more than just harvesting corn these days.

The concerns and reality of food deserts, large food waste and poor access to healthy foods are rising but the people behind a local nonprofit say growing your own food vertically may be the answer.

Madison Mood, 22, is the new face of Bucks County farming: she’s social-media-savvy, multi-talented and tuned in to today’s customers. Mood is the 2022 winner of the Bucks County Farm Bureau’s …

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