Repost from the daily green
Billiam van Roestenberg's "rent a chicken" and "lease a apple tree" programs may be as unique and creative as he is! A transplanted NYC person, Billiam preaches the values of sustainable agriculture to local customers of his Liberty View Farm and also to his many contacts in New York City.
My take on Billiam's mission: Make local agriculture accessible and sensible to customers, and rewarding to both the farmer and their customers. One of Billiam's slogans that illustrates this is: "Do you know who your farmer is?"
Read more: http://www.thedailygreen.com/environmental-news/latest/green-local-heroes-2010#ixzz0xtjyKj7N