Humble Beginnings

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Humble Beginnings

This series follows the story of several products from field to final product. We hope to roll out a new Humble Beginnings story every couple of months, focusing on ways farmers touch our everyday lives.

Content from this campaign

Family Farms: Passing on the Legacy
Half a Century of Hard Work Farming is more than just a job. It’s an all-encompassing lifestyle, and it’s not uncommon for farmers to work for 50 years or more on their farms. That’s 50 years of waking up before sunrise, eating lunch in the combine, harvesting till midnight, and working long hours repairing equipment. It’s also 50 years of managing property, equipment,...
Jul 20, 2017 12:45 PM ET
Every Bowl of Chili Begins with a Farmer
What's the perfect meal when it's cold out and you just want to eat something warm and hearty in a bowl? If you answered "chili" then we have a lot in common. There are about a million different ways you can make chili, but there is one ingredient that is absolutely necessary to make the world's best chili: the pinto bean. And of course, the pinto bean begins with a farmer! ...
Apr 1, 2014 12:35 PM ET
Every Holiday Tradition Begins with a Farmer
For many families, the pumpkin pie is a frequent dessert at the dinner table during the crisp autumn and early winter months. But it's not often that we remember the beloved tradition of sharing that warm spiced pie with our loved ones begins with a farmer. Let's follow the story back from pumpkin pie on our plate to the seed planted in the field months prior... ...
Nov 27, 2013 11:15 AM ET

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