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Small Farmer
Many foodies start farming to grow better food.
Many foodies start farming to grow better food.
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Some people may not picture farming alongside other "glamorous" foodie careers, but the small farmer job made our countdown for the simple fact that crops are merely delicious foods that have yet to be plucked from the ground.

According to Dominic Kostelac, CEO of the Virginia-based Arganica farm club, foodies make great small farmers. "More and more, people are searching for local, organic and fresh foods," he says. "We work with a lot of small farmers -- many of whom started farming in order to grow better food -- as well as wine-makers, pie-makers and anyone with a good product. When we find something delicious, we collectivize it for our members."

So if you enjoy planting, nurturing and harvesting food, consider becoming a small farmer. It could be a great way to make a career out of doing something you love.


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