RAFI board member Tom Trantham reflects on his experiences as a dairyman and a family farmer in South Carolina. Tom, who has been on RAFI's board for 30 years and counting, briefly shares moments from his inspiring personal story and speaks to his involvement with farmer-led organizing and activism.
Interviewers: Jean Willoughby and Daryn Lane
Video Production: Jean Willoughby
Music: Sam Hyson (Fiddle) and Sarah Gibson (Banjo)
Photo Credit: Jo Freeman ("Farmers Occupy the Mall, Winter 1979")
Thanks: Tom Trantham, Victoria Bouloubasis, Joe Schroeder
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