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“Fighting for Understanding”: An Advocate’s Checklist

February 18, 2015


If you’re a farmer on Twitter, chances are you’ve come across #farm365, the agricultural advocacy concept that was hijacked by radical vegans, with sadly predictable results. After the first week, I was inspired to share a short list of “tips” that I hoped would guide conversations in positive directions. It generated a lot of supportive […]

Wordless Wednesday: February Sun

February 11, 2015


The February sun seems to carry some warmth with it, hinting at the promise of Spring to come.

End the Food Wars: Let’s Fight for Understanding Instead

February 10, 2015


What would our conversations about food and agriculture look like if we strove for mutual understanding rather than a conversion to our way of thinking? What if the loser of an argument was the one who had failed to gain any understanding or appreciation for the viewpoints of their opponent?