If you've tagged along on my social media feeds for very long, you'll note that I'm a big fan of regional country music out of Oklahoma and Texas. After all, Stillwater, the home of my alma mater, is the origination of Red Dirt music. So a new ad from Chevy Silverado caught my ear with … Continue reading Chevy Silverado Ad Features Rural America (Video)
National Agriculture Day is a great opportunity to talk to a farmer. I had the opportunity to share a few words on CNN Eatocracy this week to encourage people to consider how agriculture impacts our lives daily. One of the first steps in transparency for our agriculture systems is encouraging folks to become more aware … Continue reading Celebrate National Agriculture Day and talk to a farmer
If ever there were a black hole for my time and efforts, graduate school would be it. Getting into the depths of my research, literature review, and thesis writing takes a lot out of a person. Last week, I announced a hiatus for my blogging efforts, at least until I finish my Master's program. I … Continue reading How can I learn where food comes from?
This morning a friend shared with me a link to an Occupy Our Food Supply page. A group of "thought leaders and activists," including the likes of Willie Nelson, Michale Pollan, and Woody Harrelson, plan to invite the masses in their crusade to end corporate exploitation of our food system , starting on Monday, February … Continue reading Will you be part of the Food Conversation?
Today I was sittin out at the feed bunks, waiting on the corn silage being fed from the silo, watching the steers enjoy their slobbery, giant bites of silage (cattle have no table manners, what-so-ever), and pondering my theme for the day: Farm Visits. I have already written one post for the day, but it … Continue reading Thankful for Network of Farmer Bloggers