Whether a small homestead or large agribusiness, we both found it interesting that there was an image that engaged consumers every time: The farmer.
Articles by Jonathan Lawler
Animal-rights activists get worse every year, calling our children who participate in FFA or 4H livestock exhibitions “murders” and “slave owners.” Its a step too far.
It is time to start hitting back with facts and science to stand up in defense of agriculture, and this needs to come from people who actually work in ag.
When people talk about the American food system or changing the food system, we are speaking from a place filled with modern conveniences.
This is not a call for safety, because we all try to be safe. This is a call to remember the sacrifice American farmers make for you.
Those behind ethical veganism are being heard, and individual farmers are being silenced. We need do better to reach policymakers.
Farm kids are born into a way of life that only 1 percent of the population experiences, and they learn valuable life lessons along the way.
Using food assistance as the beginning of the relationship that brings individuals and families out of the cycle of poverty is the approach we need to take.
The issue with urban agriculture is that their self-ascribed mission to address food insecurity and provide food access doesn’t come to fruition.
The problem with food evangelists is they ignore the huge population that doesn’t have a food choice and still needs access to nutritious, affordable food.