Learn about Katherine Smith, a Future Farmers of America member who wants to help her fellow farmers. Katherine sees the biggest challenge in modern agriculture is helping smallholder farmers achieve profitability through financial stability and process improvement, and her mission is to make that happen. Here's her story...
Have you ever bought something labeled organic or all-natural because it sounded ‘healthier’, even though you didn’t really know what it meant? Or quickly decided that GMOs and antibiotics are bad, without understanding why a farmer uses them? What if I told you that The Farm Babe, one of the most influential social advocates for the science behind agriculture, was once in your shoes?
Dirt-to-Dinner recently visited Michelle Miller, one of our favorite social media collaborators and the voice behind The Farm Babe. Here, Michelle details a bit of the story behind Dirt-to-Dinner and sheds some light on the importance of partnering with like-minded “Agvocates.”
As consumers crave locally grown fruits, vegetables, eggs, and meat, local farms answer the call. But maintaining a farm and being profitable is a challenge. D2D visits with 4th generation Hindinger Farm in Hamden, Connecticut.