Neil Young on Saving Family Farms

Neil Young got involved in Farm Aid at the very beginning, just to try to save family farms because, "they were dying on the vine."

Neil Young got involved in Farm Aid at the very beginning, just to try to save family farms because, “they were dying on the vine.” Today Farm Aid is far more than a benefit concert. And it is far more than its important Suicide Hotline for farm families. Today it is a grassroots resource network providing the tools, information, practical tips, and support we need to help family farms thrive — and to help any of us learn to grow some of our own food.

You’ll be able to watch his musical performance, and all of the others, at http://www.farmaid.org/, including his dramatic closing guitar solo where he dismantles his guitar to express his point.

Here you can watch 2 minutes about the bright future of food.

Published on: September 23, 2008
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