Farming and Politics

Farming and Politics Farmers have always been independent, grassroots kind of people, at least the farmers that I grew up with, and this meant that they were almost always Republican. It also left them wide open when Nixon’s administration pushed to cut the hedgerows, plow everything, get big. Many of the farmers I knew had… Read more »

Part Two: Farming and Politics, a Personal Story

Farming and Politics: a Personal Story is a longer blog, and I provide a link if you are moved to read it. We are always surprised at how we farmers can vote against our own interests by stopping government regulation, leaving the field open to corporate control. This is a story of how this impacted… Read more »