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Origin of subsistence farming
Words nearby subsistence farming
Example sentences from the Web for subsistence farming
These are young fathers, rural farmers, usually growing banana or coffee or subsistence crops.
Two-thirds of the 22 million people in West Africa depend on farming to live.
Good American Future Fund-associated politicians are on the side of industrialized farming.
Singer argues that eating meat is almost always wrong, due to the immense amount of suffering caused by factory farming.
The new immigrants declared their intention to take up farming.
It was difficult, with the mean appliances of the time, to wring subsistence from the reluctant earth.
He annually has a gathering of distinguished farmers and others to inspect his estate and see how his "book farming" gets on.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
His parents were of the well-to-do farming class, occupied from one year's end to the other with the work of the fields.Bastien Lepage|Fr. Crastre
It has no connection as yet with the question of the total available means of subsistence.
I know for a fact, that his race horses literally ran away with the prettiest bit of Kentucky farming land I ever laid eyes upon.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
British Dictionary definitions for subsistence farming
Cultural definitions for subsistence farming
Farming that provides enough food for the farmer and his family but not enough for sale. By comparison, commercial farming is farming that provides products for sale.