Every year is the year of the family farm to me. That is how family farms keep going.
At the risk of sounding kiss-ass, the family farm shares some characteristics with Perl.
Both require a broad understanding of numerous subjects for one to be successful with them.
Each is an environment which both impacts and is impacted by it's inhabitants.
Additionally, the quality of the resultant product of each is a responsibility which is both granted by, and made challenging by, the nature of its broad capability.
Probably most notable of all, is the fact that neither would survive were it not for the communities, both directly and indirectly related, which have developed around and through them, and which exist because of them.
...the majority is always wrong, and always the last to know about it...
Insanity: Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.