Come to a New Zealand sheep farm. ‘Ewe’ wouldn’t believe it!

Wool is a hot commodity in New Zealand. So of course, we saw lots of sheep on our travels! However, not all these stops were on the itinerary. On day four, we had an unexpected delay when our bus pulled off the side of the road and would not start again. What luck, right? In … Continue reading Come to a New Zealand sheep farm. ‘Ewe’ wouldn’t believe it!

Kia Ora, New Zealand! A trip of beauty and knowledge.

Kia Ora! Or, hello, I wish you good day! After a 10-day adventure, I made it home from New Zealand just in time for the holiday season. This trip was by far one of the most insightful, invigorating trips I have ever been on. From the food and culture to the landscapes and agriculture me … Continue reading Kia Ora, New Zealand! A trip of beauty and knowledge.

Why not disconnect?

Photo from mashable.comWhat is the purpose of social media? To stay connected with all your friends, relatives, peers, coworkers, professors, animals and long-lost Abominable snowman, right? It is nice to have the minute-to-minute updates from all the people and news sources in our lives. But sometimes, I think it is down right obnoxious, annoying and … Continue reading Why not disconnect?

Leading through food and farming

Mara, Libby, Derek, Lauren and I were a few of thecollege students in attendance at OFFLF.The agriculture industry is filled with leaders. Who are these men and women leading the way for the future of our industry you might ask? Well, after attending the Farm and Food Leadership Forum and a session of the 95th … Continue reading Leading through food and farming