Fast Company's Jan. 13, 2009 article: Ten Best Green Jobs for the Next Decade featured Farmers. America has only two million farmers, and their average age is 55. Since sustainable agriculture requires small-scale, local, organic methods rather than petroleum-based machines and fertilizers, there is a huge need for more farmers -- up to tens of millions of them, according to food guru Michael Pollan. Schools recommended include: University of Vermont: Center for Sustainable Agriculture; Stone Barns Center For Food & Agriculture in New York State; University of Oklahoma: Kerr Center for Sustainable Agriculture; Evergreen State College: degree in Sustainable Agriculture. Related careers include urban gardener, farmers market and CSA coordinator, and other food producers. The full article can be found here.