I grew up on a ranch where Saturday mornings were for chores and feeding the cattle. After 5 years of college, I still don't know what to do with my Saturdays. My last trip to the Nashville Farmers Market was when my siblings came to visit on Spring Break. There wasn't much in season then, … Continue reading Saturday morning at Nashville Farmers Market
What is Agriculture? Who does it affect? David Hayden does a great job of explaining these things and more on his blog. Fellow Oklahoma State Cowboy, David joins me today and shares why he is proud to be a part of the community bringing us safe, quality meat products. It's another part of my month-long … Continue reading AgProud: Meat Producers part of Global Food
Food Policy ...definitely not something I consider in my daily vocabulary, but a conversation we should all be a part of. In fact, the more I think about it, the more I should consider myself a ‘foodie’ (term used loosely). I spend every day concerned about my food. I think about where it comes, learning … Continue reading Getting Involved In Campus Food Policy
What is pink slime? My social media timelines have been filled with these stories since late last week, but honestly I have not had much time to respond. And honestly, I do not feel qualified to respond. However, thanks to the wonder of social networking, I have friends who have expressed their opinions. Last Wednesday, … Continue reading What is Pink Slime And Is It Safe?
Here's another visit to California in my month-long series celebrating the diversity in Agriculture. We've been hearing from farmers, ranchers, and consumers and learning why they are proud to be a part of Agriculture. Today we hear from Jenny Dewey, who comes from a family of butchers. She does great work in sharing where our … Continue reading AgProud: Jenny Dewey Chico Locker and Sausage