I’d reckon most folks don’t know a thing about where half their food comes from. Oh, there are the fancy types who insist on buying organic and shopping at the local farmer’s market, but even they don’t know the whole story of the food they eat, nor do they know much about the people who make that food a reality. I’m Anderson of Anderson for Ag, and I want to change that.
It’s about time we gave a little more focus to farmers, fruit-pickers, and even the more educated types, like agricultural engineers. Don’t you want to know where your food is coming from, how real-world events affect it, and what you can do about your diet?
Agriculture News when You Need It
Since the majority of us don’t live on farms and tend to our own crops, a whole lot of folks don’t know what goes into the meals they may take for granted. Sure, it’s nice that people can focus on other things. It’s not so nice that the people working so hard to get food to their tables are getting forgotten.
Workers all over the world work hard to make sure food supplies stay abundant. That means a whole lot of injuries, questionable practices, and problems for the workers. We want people to know what those workers see every day, and what the public should know about its food supply.
What’s in Your Food?
Of course, it’s not just enough to know about the people producing the food, right? It’s also about the food they produce. For example, too many people don’t understand where their food comes from. They may not know what pesticides are used, what good treatment looks like for the animals, or what happens when food gets contaminated before it reaches your home.
Knowing what’s happening to your food is an important part of understanding agriculture. We plan to give you regular breakdowns on not only who handles your food, but also what happens to your food before it reaches you.
What You Need to Know About Your Meals
At Anderson for Ag, our main goal is to make the average person think a little deeper about their food. Who prepared this? What conditions were the animals in? How far did this food travel to get to me? How do the people who keep me fed get paid?
On this site, we’ll cover a range of agricultural topics, keeping the world informed about their food choices. Even if it doesn’t change how you eat, what you buy, or who you vote for, understanding the food around you makes a big difference. So make an informed choice before you eat that takeout, or that salad, or that burger. It could help you understand the folks making sure you’re fed.