Hey, Hay, Hay!

Hey, Hay, Hay!

Hey, hay, hay! How do you feel about hay bales? Yes, what comes to your mind when you hear the word hay? Cattle munching on the leafy legume? Halloween scarecrows stuffed with the scratchy foliage? A bedding cushion for your outdoor plants? When I think of hay, I...
The Folks Who Keep You Together

The Folks Who Keep You Together

You love your morning coffee, your lunchtime salad, and your ice cream for dessert. So God made a farmer. You adore the clothes you wear, the car you drive. And farmers are behind it all. They are the folks who keep you together. Growing up in America’s Heartland, I...
“I Need a Caretaker”

“I Need a Caretaker”

There is just something about watching a hay bale birthed—freshly pressed from the wispy produce of the land. A baby bale all swaddled in stretch wrap or tucked in twine and ready for nourishing life in others. I salute the tireless farmers and ranchers of our world...