|Once, most Americans were farmers. Now, only about one in a hundred works the land. And yet, the work of farmers is as central to our lives as ever. We are what we eat. While providing our food, farmers and ranchers are the stewards of almost half of the nation's land --- a billion acres. And family farmers still produce most of the country's agricultural harvest.|
NEW IN WEB EXTRAS: Listen to behind-the-scenes interviews with the Five Farms producer and executive producer; view an interactive map of the Five Farms families; listen to Five Farms feature stories from the PRI program "Here and Now" and the BBC program "Outlook;" view additional behind-the-scenes photographs; and listen to the original theme music composed for Five Farms.