Farm and Food Session 9

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The last session of the day was on Community Food Access. I would have left early if I wasn’t so interested in hearing this session. Here are the panelists and their topics: WIC and Food stamps at Farmer’s Markets by Andrew Smiley from Sustainable Food Center Farm-to School Programs by Texas Department of Agriculture Raising […]















Synergistic Motivational Speaking at USDA Listening Session

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Well, I survived my first listening session with the USDA today. Some may understand the headline from my tweets from the session. For those who missed it the word synergy was used way too often and in too many forms: synergy, synergism, synergistic. Unfortunately no one used the form a friend of mine invented on […]















Initiating Foreign Aid Reform Act

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Bread for the World recently made us at the farm aware of a bill in the House dealing with foreign aid reform HR 2139 (Initiating Foreign Aid Reform Act). It doesn’t take much research to realize that our foreign aid system is in desperate need of help. They are hoping to get 100 co-sponsors for […]