The National Agriculture Week celebration continues with great events across communities, large and small, in real life and the virtual world. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and even Linkedin have been filled with updates from people working to increase awareness of American agriculture. The idea extravaganza at the Cause Matters Corp. fan page has brought people from across the country to the party; these are a few of my favorites s far (we’re partying til Saturday at midnight). (more…)
April 4, 2008
In a generic sense, that’s an easy question to answer – we all need food, clothes, energy, and a myriad of other products agriculture provides. It becomes more complicated in today’s sensationalized society driven by the misinformed. The “cause” of agriculture matters not only because of the products provided for society, but because of the people involved from the farm gate to the consumer plate. Those people have been constantly attacked by anti-agriculture activist groups, including HSUS, Farm Sanctuary, PETA, ALF, ELF, Greenpeace, PCRM, et al.
It’s the faces behind the food plate that have inspired this blog. (more…)