After a Lifetime in the Trucking Industry, Wollenman Proud to Say He’s in the Food Business

After a Lifetime in the Trucking Industry, Wollenman Proud to Say He’s in the Food Business

Semis, tractor-trailers, 18-wheelers. Whatever you call them, these trucks can be found all over the roads of America hauling everything and anything – including food products – but in Saint Joseph, Missouri, there’s a hidden world of sanitation that accompanies the industry.

Sanitation Plays Key Role in Putting Safe, Wholesome Food on the Family Table

Sanitation Plays Key Role in Putting Safe, Wholesome Food on the Family Table

Now serving as a Lead Sanitation Technician, Denise Roberts knows that what’s important about cleanliness in the food industry is so much more than just not seeing dust.

How is America Fed?

How is America Fed?

Road to the Plate is a blog set out to discover just how revolutionized our food supply chain is and uncover the hard work, dedication and innovation of those people and places that make our food one of the world’s most accessible.

How is America Fed?
The United States of Agriculture

The United States of Agriculture

The Midwest has a long heritage of being the “food capital of the world” with its production of agricultural products, but the bounty shared with the world isn’t exclusive to the flyover states. Each state has a product they grow, produce, or manage that helps feed and fuel the world.

Coop or Co-op? The Role of Cooperatives in the Global Food Supply Chain

Coop or Co-op? The Role of Cooperatives in the Global Food Supply Chain

While driving through the countryside, more often than not you will see a business with the word “cooperative” or “co-op” in the title. This isn’t a chicken coop by any means, but what is a co-op? What do they do? What’s their role in agriculture? Since October is National Co-op Month, we’re dedicating this post to cooperative education and their vital role in the food supply chain – both nationally and internationally.

Coop or Co-op? The Role of Cooperatives in the Global Food Supply Chain
Corn Flour vs. Cornmeal

Corn Flour vs. Cornmeal

Have you ever had a recipe call for corn flour? But you only have cornmeal in your pantry. Is there a difference between…

Meal Planning from the Garden

Meal Planning from the Garden

Until I got married, I didn’t know what okra or eggplant looked like fresh-picked from the garden. Now I have delicious recipes using…

Meal Planning from the Garden
Beef Enchilada Dip

Beef Enchilada Dip

Are you looking for an easy way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo? Look no further! Hot, creamy and perfectly paired with corn chips…

What is the Difference Between a Corporate Farm and a Family Farm?

What is the Difference Between a Corporate Farm and a Family Farm?

With nearly 650 member-owners and hundreds of more farmers who produce the corn LifeLine uses to make its corn ingredients for the snack,…

What is the Difference Between a Corporate Farm and a Family Farm?
The Miracle of Cornstarch

The Miracle of Cornstarch

Do It Yourself (DIY) videos are fun and include simple, yet ingenious ideas I can use. Not since MacGyver have plastic bottles, string…

Gluten-Free Chicken Corn Casserole

Gluten-Free Chicken Corn Casserole

This easy, gluten-free recipe is just what you’ve been looking for on busy nights filled with practices, meetings and other “busy”ness. Save time…

Gluten-Free Chicken Corn Casserole
Winter Skillet Creamed Corn

Winter Skillet Creamed Corn

A lack of fresh produce can be a big downer during the winter months. In our family, we especially miss fresh corn on…

White Cheddar Baked Corn

White Cheddar Baked Corn

Traditionally, we spend Thanksgiving with my brother, sister-in-law and two nephews. I love the holidays because it means time spent with family and…

White Cheddar Baked Corn
Grilled Steak and Elote Tacos

Grilled Steak and Elote Tacos

Fall is in full swing. The weather is cooler, the air is crisper and the days are growing consistently shorter. But just because…

Corn Fritters with Sriracha Dip

Corn Fritters with Sriracha Dip

Sweet corn is in season! If you ask me, there’s nothing better than corn on the cob and sliced tomatoes for an entire…

Corn Fritters with Sriracha Dip
Chocolate Cornstarch Pudding

Chocolate Cornstarch Pudding

One of my most treasured childhood memories was making chocolate cornstarch pudding with my mother. When my mom would get the urge for…

Corn Casserole

Corn Casserole

For many years, this recipe has graced my sister-in-law’s table around the holidays. Thinking about corn casserole gives me a nostalgic feeling, reminded…

Corn Casserole
Lemon Cornmeal Cake

Lemon Cornmeal Cake

Before we moved to the farm we currently reside on, we lived in a suburban neighborhood in town. We had the friendliest, most…

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