Tag: Advocacy

Sharing seasons of life through advocacy

How many hours per week do you tend to work on average? (Wrong answers only.) Join the discussion on Twitter. May is a busy month. As the days and nights finally begin to warm, things really kick into high gear. Daylight hours become longer and still, I find myself struggling to fit everything into the day. […]

What I learned by unfollowing everyone on Twitter

During a Twitter conversation this past week, I was asked why bother following people who we disagree with. While the social media platform has gained a reputation as an environment with bullying and negativity, and for good reason, it has allowed so many people to connect through conversations. I’ve been an active Twitter user since […]

Advocacy Tips for Sharing Your Sustainability Story

What do you find to be the most difficult part of discussing sustainability? Share your thoughts on Twitter. Happy Earth Day! I hope you take this opportunity to share some appreciation for the environment we live and work in on a daily basis. The agriculture community is lucky to have these landscapes as our offices. I know […]

Finding your audience for sustainability and advocacy

This month, new survey results show the most widely used social media platforms by Americans. While you may assume Facebook is the top dog, it’s worth looking at survey results to see how the platforms actually rank. If you dive deeper into the Pew Research Center report, you’ll see not all platforms are equal when it comes to who is using them. […]

Advocacy for Earth Day and Environmental Sustainability

Earth Day 2021 is coming on April 22. Are you preparing to join the conversations? Most of us in the agriculture community realize that working in and caring for our environment is a year-round task. In past years, we’ve made great strides in sharing our stories of environmental stewardship, but we always have room for improvement in […]

Awareness of Food Systems Has Opened Doors for Advocacy

As our calendars transition to the Spring months, it is difficult to believe we find ourselves a year into the coronavirus pandemic. It was last March and April when COVID struck and many states placed restrictions on business capacity and travel. Many Americans found themselves working from home and were forced to cook most meals […]

Joaquin Phoenix with Dairy Carrie | Over A Beer Podcast 035

This year’s Hollywood award season is proving desperate for ratings as was shown when the Golden Globes kicked things off by going vegan in January. So we’re tackling it this week on the podcast. Several celebrities spoke up, including Joaquin Phoenix, in post-show interviews. Joaquin didn’t cool it off for the Oscars in February. In […]

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