The propinquity of the two neighboring farmers explains why they have so much in common: living so closely to each other gives them ample opportunity to influence each other. The propinquity or closeness of their respective small farms sparked a new idea in both of them. They decided to capitalize on this propinquity or nearness of location by merging the harvest of their separate farms to meet the needs of higher paying organic produce buyers.
Quiz: What is propinquity?
- Proximity or nearness to another.
- The ability to influence another person.
- Opportunity caused by favorable circumstances.