Adopted Holstein Thrives in Milking Shorthorn Herd

Brigitte Ruthman is a part-time farmer with a full time love of cows. She tells a beautiful story of a holstein rescue calf, who now thrives in a small herd of milking shorthorns.

A Lyrical Tale of One Woman’s Love, Returned

Jenny, an aging cow, reclaims her health with the love of Laura, her new owner. This is a beautiful story of how tender animal husbandry can renew an animal’s life.

Fundraiser for Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund Held at Polyface Farm

Farming Rock Star, Joel Salatin performs an outdoor “concert” of sustainable agriculture to benefit the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund. Read the guest blog by Joseph Heckman, with video and photo albums.

For Family Fun Tour a Raw Dairy Farm

If you are looking for a unique way to entertain your children, and teach them about our farming heritage at the same time, visit a traditional raw dairy farm. Joseph Heckman recounts a recent trip to a Pennsylvania family farm.

American Diet: “Highly Processed Products Parading as Food”

My Testimony at the June 8, 2010 Hearing on the USDA Proposed Dietary Guidelines by Alyce Ortuzar, Well Mind Association Since the first published U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Dietary Guidelines for Americans in 1980, epidemics of disorders such as diabetes, asthma, cancer, and obesity have characterized Americans today as our sickest generation. The dietary […]