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Other Farm Problems

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Most of these problems of loss can be laid to factory farms, and cured by re-embracing Small family farms:

  • Erosion -- loss of soil
  • Loss of tilth & fertility
  • Loss of family farms to agribusiness
  • Loss of rural population & culture
  • Loss of farm ecosystems

The one remaining loss -- farms to development -- is in some ways harder to deal with; it's a problem of land values and taxes, and of human desires and needs. Here are a few resources that can help:

Klamath Sustainable Communities
409 Pine Street, Klamath Falls OR 97601
(541) 882-6509, (541) 545-1030

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