‘I don’t know how we’ll survive’: the farmers facing ruin in America’s ‘forever chemicals’ crisis

Maine’s disaster from PFAS-contaminated produce is causing farms to close and farmers to face the loss of their livelihoodsSongbird Farm’s 17 acres (7 hectares) hold sandy loam fields, three greenhouses and cutover woods that comprise an idyllic setting near Maine’s central coast. The small organic operation carved out a niche growing heirloom grains, tomatoes, sweet garlic, cantaloupe and other products that were sold to organic food stores or as part of a community-supported agriculture program, where people pay to receive boxes of locally grown produce.Farmers Johanna Davis and Adam Nordell bought Songbird in 2014. By 2021 the young family with… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/mar/22/i-dont-know-how-well-survive-the-farmers-facing-ruin-in-americas-forever-chemicals-crisis

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