Maybe they’re just too chicken to invite us to the table.
Today and tomorrow, some of the biggest brands and players in the U.S. poultry industry are convening to talk “sustainability.” But they’re not talking about that concept as you or I might be likely understand it.
Please join us for a free workshop on December 10th from 6:30 to 7 pm to learn about our grant program for farmers and ag enterprises, the Agricultural Reinvestment Fund. We will have printed applications available at the workshop and will explain how to apply.
Our pollinators are in jeopardy and so are the important ecosystem services they provide. The Burt’s Bees brand has supported honeybee health since 2007, and we’ve worked to inform employees and consumers about the issues facing our pollinators. Still, many people aren’t aware of the threat to honeybees.
‘Helping’ is temporary. It creates a power dynamic, an authority figure and a sense of dependence. ‘Helping’ implies that people cannot ‘help’ themselves. I am not here to ‘help’ farmer-veterans. I am here to remind them of the power they already have and connect them with the means to use that power.