Back at the farm

I headed out to the Landless Movement farm again today to watch some planting of beans and go on a few errands with Nisse.

These people are genuinely happy where they are, and they really believe in the change they are creating. Nisse and her husband have been living on the farm for over a decade and are still fighting the government to gain official rights to the land. For now, they are happy with their simple life, a plywood home with donated tin roofs and animals roaming freely.

It’s one big family out there. All the families share everything, the crops, the animals, the resources to build and fix homes and anything else you can think of.

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Enjoy the holidays!

-Matt

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About Matthew Masin
I am a 21 year-old student of journalism at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. My website portfolio is at http://matthewmasinphoto.com

One Response to Back at the farm

  1. Matt — really like the first picture…..and the whole concept of a community of people sharing everything….and such a simple lifestyle. Merry Christmas. Thanks for sharing!

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