Regarding farming, the average American is probably familiar with issues related to pesticides, GMOs, antibiotics, fair-trade, or organic certification. However whenever I bring up CAFOs, most people have no idea what I’m talking about, which is disconcerting because CAFOs are some of the nastiest things on Earth. 1,164 more words
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How did I get here?
That is something I have been thinking about a lot lately. How did I go from someone that thought nothing of drinking 3-4 Dr Peppers daily and eating Taco Bell multiple times a week, to someone that reads every label on the overwhelmingly organic food I buy, never (ok maybe once in a blue moon) drinks soda and knows more acronyms for healthful food than I thought existed 7 years ago. 816 more words
Author Note: This post received tremendous response last year. Since that time the political mood in Huron county has changed to be more cautious of Big Wind projects. 416 more words
People are always complaining, justifiably so, about how we never hear any “good news” anymore. We don’t hear about all the good deeds and random acts of kindness some folks are doing, about the humble, unsung heroes among us. 2,772 more words