Why I Farm: Behind the Movement- Born with the Heart of a Farmer- Succession planning. It’s not an easy topic. It’s filled with emotion, making conversations awkward, frustrating, hard, confusing, and exhausting. Until a couple years ago, it was the "elephant" in our family. We all knew it needed to be discussed, but none of us knew how to start the conversation.
WHY I FARM: Behind the Movement-Farming for a Purpose - On April 14, 2014, three of us from the Beck’s marketing department loaded the truck and headed west to DeWitt, IA. Our goal – capture the “Why I Farm” story of Mike Schmidt.
WHY I FARM: Behind the Movement- Standing at a Crossroad- Every day at 11:00 a.m. I anxiously wait for my email inbox to increase by one, for the ping of the email landing on home, and the notification to pop up on my screen. Because every day at 11:00 a.m. I receive my daily devotion.
WHY I FARM: Behind the Movement Farmer Friday: Stories from Three Farm Wives- Since the Why I Farm Movement began in July 2013, we have received hundreds of stories from farmers, farm kids, and farm wives. In each story, these farm families are guided by their faith, committed to their family, and devoted to not only their community, but the world.
Why I Farm - Jack Frost “I pray for God to use this place, this farm, for His glory and His Word.” Each day, Indiana farmer Jack Frost gives thanks for his family, his farm, and most importantly, his faith. He is not only an American farmer, but a man guided by God’s wisdom and inspired by His strength.
Why I Farm - Ben Moore “I’m dedicated to giving my boys an opportunity. An opportunity to live a life full of honor.” For Tennessee farmer Ben Moore, being able to farm with his father and young sons is more than just an occupation.