What's in Store for the Future of Farming?

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In this Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014 photo, farmer Katie Miller, 32, of Providence, R.I., right, talks to a group of farmers about harvesting seeds from red leaf lettuce plants at Scratch Farm in R.I.

Karen Washington, a farmer in Orange County, New York, Jill Isenbarger, the executive director of the Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, and Brian Richter, a global leader in water science and conservation and the Chief Scientist for the Global Water Program of The Nature Conservancy, join us to discuss the book, Letters to a Young Farmer: On Food, Farming and Our Future. The book features a collection of essays that address the highs and lows of farming life, as well as larger questions of how our food is produced and consumed, and the future of farming.