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By April Simpson
PRINCE FREDERICK, Md., Dec 13 (Stateline) - In some ways, Jamie Tiralla and her family represent farming’s past and future.
Tiralla, 36, grew up in rural Calvert County, Maryland, but didn’t know anything about farming. Her husband’s family, meanwhile, has had its hobby farm for nearly a century.