Building Connections between Producers and Eaters

A presentation at Rocky Mountains Farmer Union in association with The Humane Society of the United States at the Meeting of the Markets Summit on October 15th 2012.

00:55 How important is a Farmer?
03:10 Changing the way we eat can change the way food is produced
03:55 What happened to family farms?
06:25 Where does the money go?
08:09 Big Food – A Dark Place.
09:30 Big Food – They operate above the law
10:30 “Drones of the National Beehive” – Vincent C Vickers
11:50 More Wealth Creation
12:30 What is an animal worth?
16:30 How to increase farm and ranch income?
17:15 Cowpool, what a cool idea – sell direct
17:40 Yield to Producer, Cost to Consumer
20:30 Mobile Meat Processing
23:20 Inside Ranch Foods Direct
24:45 Economic Development vs. Community Development
26:55 Big companies swallowing up school lunch money?
27:59 Putting the family farm face on industrial agribusiness
29:05 Cargill, Safeway Go Locavore in Colorado
30:09 Tyson launches unique new audit program for on-farm animal treatment
30:30 Fast Food Alley, Want Real Meat?
31:15 Colorado Springs Public Market

“What you support prospers, what you feed grows” – Mike Callicrate

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The Humane Society of the United States has teamed up with Colorado farmers, in an attempt to restore family values, as well as humane treatment of animals, in modern agriculture. http://www.humanesociety.org/agcouncils

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