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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.

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.

The United States of Agriculture
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.

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…

Corn Flour vs. Cornmeal
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…

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…

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