The American Rescue Plan offers debt relief for farmers of color, but structural factors have kept many from obtaining loans in the first place.
Illinois began accepting applications to grow industrial hemp at the end of April. But the first legal crop in more than eighty years is accompanied by a lot of uncertainty.
In the Ohio Valley, more farmers are harvesting maple syrup, a practice that dates to before the arrival of Europeans.
"The twentieth century in America brought dramatic changes to the farm...one of which was the abstraction of my family and me from our roots on the land."
A Wisconsin beekeeper searches for solutions on the farm.