Farming Quotes

Food For Freedom

“Let us never forget that the cultivation of the earth is the most important labor of man. When tillage begins, other arts follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of civilization.”                                                                                                                               —Daniel Webster

“There are two spiritual dangers in not owning a farm. One is the danger of supposing that breakfast comes from the grocery, and the other that heat comes from the furnace.”

Aldo Leopold

“You know, farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil, and you’re a thousand miles from the corn field.”

Dwight D. Eisenhower

“The greatest fine art of the future will be the making of a comfortable living from a small parcel of land.”

Abraham Lincoln

“Don’t you find it odd that people put more work into choosing a mechanic or contractor then into the person who grows their food?”

Joel Salatin

Take It Back


Michael Patrick McCarty


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