VIDEO: 57 is the Average Age of the American Farmer

If the average age of the American farmer is 57, what happens when they retire? From Edible Schoolyards to Green Collar jobs, young people are learning how to grow their own food, eat healthy and engage with land and community.

If the average age of the American farmer is 57, what happens when they retire? From Edible Schoolyards to Green Collar jobs, young people are learning how to grow their own food, eat healthy and engage with land and community. Learn about terms like "Greenhorns", "Growing Farmers" and "Horticultural Literacy."

The Lexicon of Sustainability's Know Your Food is a short film series that introduces consumers to key terms and principles that can help them make more informed decisions about the food they eat. Visit http://www.lexiconofsustainability.com to learn more.

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