Tag: social media

Engaging in Food Conversations – 6 principles to aid in the learning process

I was sitting in class before church services this past Sunday and the question came up, “What is a Disciple?” It’s someone who engages in learning more in-depth about a subject, a follower of certain teachings, or an apprentice of a trade. I think many of us are disciples in a sense, choosing to constantly […]

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Idaho Cattle Convention – Sun Valley, Idaho

I  can’t believe I’ve let a month go by and haven’t updated the blog on my travels in and around Montana. (So I better catch up!) Work has definitely kept me busy and on the go. But I guess that is a good thing! In early November, I had the great opportunity to travel to […]

Tennessee #SocialBeef Social Media Training

I absolutely love days where I can sit talk with farmers and ranchers and encourage them to reach out of their comfort zone to share their stories. This past week, the Tennessee Beef Industry Council and Tennessee Cattlemen’s Association offered me that opportunity. Lauren Chase and I were both very grateful for the chance to […]

Social Agriculture: Social Media’s Role in Agriculture [Video]

Video of our panel at the 2013 American Farm Bureau Federation annual meeting in Nashville, TN. Related articles Social Agriculture – What Is It? (farmbureau.wordpress.com) Ag Social Media ‘Rock Stars’ Encourage Farmers, Ranchers (farmbureau.wordpress.com) Annual Farm Bureau Meeting an Encouragement to First Time Attendees (agricultureproud.com)

Cheerleading for Team Agriculture!

Did you think the Banditas were gone? Hardly! We will be popping in here and there to keep you all entertained so be sure to be on the lookout for us!  Bandita Jennifer Elwell lives near Louisville, Kentucky and is the mom of two. She enjoys her horses, finding creative ways to encourage her kids […]

Ag Social Media ‘Rock Stars’ Encourage Farmers, Ranchers

A big thanks to the folks at the American Farm Bureau Federation for inviting myself and friends Janice (@JPlovescotton), Katie (@KatPinke), and Zach (@ZJhunn) to share our advice with the crows. It was a great experience to be a part of this panel and I look forward to connecting with others over food and farm […]

Better Blogging: 50 tips for great blog topics

We’ve made it through the first week and a half of 2013 and I’m willing to be there’s a few folks already struggling with their New Year’s resolutions. For those of you who set a few goals for your social media outreach, did this include a plan to be more consistent in your blogging efforts? […]

It’s Time for the Choir to Sing

Aimee Whetstine blogs at everyday epistle. She wrote her first food and farm post Milk Wars in 2011. Her work has been featured on BlogHer. This is her first appearance as a Bandita. There’s nothing quite like preaching to the choir. It feels so good, so validating, to write something and have like-minded people stand up and cheer. The rest […]

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