I was taught as a young man that we don’t inherit the land from our ancestors—we borrow it from our children.
On my family farm in North Dakota, this could serve as both a statement of principle as well as a description of how we work and live. When it comes to the land, we try to take the best of what we’ve learned from those who came before us, care for it in our own time, and hand it off to the people who have the strongest claim on our conscience.
We couldn’t do it without technology.
Read the full, original story here: “Stewards of the Soil”