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Emergency Funds Help Small Farms Grapple With Drought and Pandemic

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Paul Towers

Small farmers in the Central Valley operate on thin margins even in good years, and now they are also grappling with drought, wildfire and the recovery from market disruptions that were caused by the pandemic. To get a better sense of how family farms are weathering these challenges, Valley Edition Host Kathleen Schock spoke with Paul Towers, executive director of the Community Alliance with Family Farmers. 

Kathleen Schock is the host of Valley Edition. In the show, Kathleen and the Valley Public Radio news team explore issues that matter to the residents of Central California through engaging conversations and in-depth reporting.
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