Crop Mobs?


If only they'd had Facebook...


Remember the flash mob phenomenon that started back in 2003?

Say hello, friends, to “crop mobs.” Basically, a bunch of young people organize via technology and social media to help out en masse on small, sustainable farms. The farmers provide the work–and lunch.

My prediction? You’re gonna hear a lot about ’em during 2010. 

The movement’s got a blog, a new Twitter account (@cropmob), a Facebook fan page, and a spiffy mention in New York Times Magazine this past weekend.

What I’m waiting for next? Someone to figure out how to mash-up crop mobs, Mafia Wars and Farmville.

Just sayin’.

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This page will explain the U.S. Crop Corps promoted in the old poster up top.

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