Author Archives: Mike Callicrate

Vice: Meathooked and End of Water

Examining the environmental harm of our meat addiction; assessing the depths of the world’s water crisis. Mike Callicrate: It takes about 2,500 gallons of water to produce a bushel of corn. And if an animal eats 50 bushels of corn … Continue reading

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David Overmyer, The Great Commoner, 1906

When Hon. David Overmyer died, the farmers of this country lost a friend — not a mere pretending friend for policy sake, but a loyal, true advocate of the cause of agriculture. David Overmyer’s boyhood days were spent on a … Continue reading

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Words to Live By

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California fights FoodMaven approach to homemade food

In fight against food waste, FoodMaven could do more harm than good. California: Do Not Make an Uber Mistake with Homemade Food! We need you to write letters and make phone calls. East Bay friends click here for a special … Continue reading

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“There shall be a great corporation owning and controlling the foods of this country.”

Milo Reno, President of Iowa Farmers Union speaking to the annual convention of the Kansas Farmers Union Nov. 18, 1926 Milo Reno, President Iowa State Union – “I am aways fortunate. I was born under a lucky star. I always … Continue reading

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