27 Apr '11, 2pm

How Crop Mobs Grow Agricultural Social Networks (Video) via @TreeHugger

How Crop Mobs Grow Agricultural Social Networks (Video) via @TreeHugger

From Facebook to Farm Hand: How Crop Mobs Grow Agricultural Social Networks (Video) Image credit: Perennial Plate I've been following with interest the development of "crop mobs" for some time now. Empowered by social networking, these impromptu gatherings of volunteer farm laborers are bringing back the idea of the barn raising , and demonstrating that we all have an interest in making sure our farmers continue to thrive. I've just come across an awesome video of one Minnesota crop mob featuring enthusiastic mobsters, a very vocal accordionist, and a whole bunch of wine. It sure looks like fun. View the entire comment thread.

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