I never thought I’d say this, but my dad was right all along.
For the last 15 years or so, my brothers, sister and I (and probably my mom) have been somewhat cruelly teasing my father about his love for dairy, particularly butter. 617 more words
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Organic farming has gone from “nutty” to noveau. For the rising numbers of American consumers concerned about the use of growth hormones and application of synthetic organic pesticides in conventional produce, and preservation of American farms, now is the time of year to shop for a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) organic farm to join. 629 more words
Our population is getting old, and the baby boomers are getting ready to retire. The same is happening with our farmers; what happens when the folks who grow our food decide to retire and not farm anymore? 698 more words
Family Farmers conserve environmental resources, protect biodiversity, and increase incomes— while feeding nine billion people by 2050.
As the world celebrates the International Year of Family Farming, Food Tank: The Food Think Tank ( 940 more words