I spend a little time in some Facebook groups for moms, and I see a lot of misinformation about food and food production in that space, and it has really reignited my passion for sharing real life stories from a real life farm. I also, generally, have a lot to say and kind of need an outlet.
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Report Not Record
Recently, an activist from the group Mercy For Animals took a job on a Colorado dairy farm. While the farm was paying this person to care for their cows, the … Continue reading Report Not Record
The Underdog: Aaron Watson and Agriculture
Last week a guy named Aaron Watson became the first independent male artist to have a #1 record on the Billboard Country Music charts. If you haven’t heard of him, … Continue reading The Underdog: Aaron Watson and Agriculture
P90X3 – Halfway Through!
Like so many people, in high school I was a dedicated athlete. In college, I was less dedicated, but I was always active. Since then though, I’ve become a bit … Continue reading P90X3 – Halfway Through!
Farmers are People
Last Saturday as a calf took its first breath there were cheers and big smiles among a small crowd welcoming her to the world. A couple of women driving by … Continue reading Farmers are People
Work: Is it a four letter word?
Anyone who can both count and spell knows that work is in fact a four letter word. My point (in this post at least) isn’t to call into question the … Continue reading Work: Is it a four letter word?
Lessons in Advocacy from the AgChat Cultivate and Connect Conference
Last month I had the opportunity to attend the AgChat Foundation’s 2014 Cultivate and Connect Conference in Austin, TX. I attended the organization’s Agvocacy 2.0 Conference two years ago in … Continue reading Lessons in Advocacy from the AgChat Cultivate and Connect Conference
An Empty Porch
On February 13, 2002 Waylon Jennings passed away. That same day a border collie delivered a litter of puppies. Two of the females landed at this farm – their names … Continue reading An Empty Porch
National Ag Day: 365 Sunrises and 100 Mouths to Feed
Today is National Ag Day, and this year’s theme is 365 sunrises and 7 billion mouths to feed. At our dairy we have about 100 Holstein cows to feed twice … Continue reading National Ag Day: 365 Sunrises and 100 Mouths to Feed
The Key Word Is Minimum: How minimum wage really works.
There’s been a lot of talk lately about the minimum wage, and I heard this morning that the President intends to increase minimum wage for some workers, by way of … Continue reading The Key Word Is Minimum: How minimum wage really works.