The demise of the grocery store: removing another link between consumer and farmer

Jeff Bezos and his multi-billion-dollar company, Amazon, made news again this week when he announced the purchase of Whole Foods, an upscale grocery store chain that specializes in organic, natural selections. Amazon has spent nearly two decades perfecting the mail-order business, allowing people, like myself, to bypass local retailers, traffic and the check-out line by … More The demise of the grocery store: removing another link between consumer and farmer

#WheatHarvest16 Day 1

Greetings from the wheat fields of Central Kansas! We officially got rolling on #WheatHarvest16 yesterday. The weather was perfect, the wheat was ripe and the machinery was working. When all is said and done, we will cut about 1,000 acres of wheat this year. That’s a large wheat crop for our farm so this harvest will … More #WheatHarvest16 Day 1