• La Canasta Campesina Encourages Youth Engagement in Farming by Giving Youth a Voice

    11 days ago - By Food Tank

    La Canasta Campesina, an organic farm cooperative in El Salvador, is working to employ young people in agriculture. Their programming helps to address the low interest in farming among much of the country's youth.
    The cooperative operates a community-supported agriculture style agribusiness that supplies around 400 baskets of fresh produce every month to subscribers in the country's capital, San Salvador. All of the produce is organic and locally grown on small family plots in the rural community of Comasagua, about 30 km outside the capital.
    According to La Canasta Campesina's President...
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