This week, I expressed appreciation for our hardworking board members on Facebook. (If you're not following us on Facebook, please click here to join the conversation!) You can also learn more about the "people behind the project" on this webpage.
I love when an idea starts gaining momentum. It's rarely easy. There are usually challenges and roadblocks along the way. The journey is the exciting part, though. It's that navigation and problem solving, coupled with tons of perseverance, that makes it all the more worthwhile.
Within one mile of my house, there are four farmers doing their part to raise healthy, affordable pork for American consumers. I know these farmers personally, and I know they care for their animals just like they care for their kids. Not only do their livelihoods depend upon keeping their animals comfortable and healthy, but their moral compasses tell them it is the right thing to do.
Sycamore, Ohio- Acres of Adventure, a 501c3 organization based in Sycamore, Ohio, is tackling the challenge of addressing misconceptions about modern agriculture. In August, they launched a campaign to build an on-farm learning center dedicated to promoting the work of America’s farmers and ranchers.