Summits For Lesbian Farmers Held by USDA
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is holding summits to promote the role of lesbian farmers as a part of its “Rural Pride” campaign. The agency is working with singer and LGBT activist Cyndi Lauper for a “day of conversation” about the struggles of gay and transgender individuals in rural America. The agency says its wants to change the perception of what it means to be a farmer in America away from the “white, rich male.” The latest summit, first reported by the College Fix, will be held on August 18 at Drake University in Iowa. “The Office of the Assistant Secretary of Civil Rights, in collaboration with the National Center for Lesbian Rights and The True Colors Fund, will engage with LGBT rural communities across the country to host the LGBT Rural Summit Series,” the USDA said. “Each series will offer a unique opportunity for USDA and other federal agencies to share information relating to policies, programs, and services that exist to protect, promote and strengthen LGBT rural communities.” The all-day summit will teach lesbian and transgender hillbillies how to get subsidies from the government like rural housing loans and “community facility grants.” Bullying will also be discussed. The summit will talk […]
Find Out When Turmeric Is Unsafe For You.
Turmeric is a spice that comes from the turmeric plant. It is commonly used in Asian food. You probably know turmeric as the main spice in curry. It has a warm, bitter taste and is frequently used to flavor or color curry powders, mustards, butters, and cheeses. While it does have a long history of being beneficial for your health, it should be noted that it is not for everyone. Continue reading to find out more. Those of you reading this who are diabetic and take medication should be particularly wary of this spice, as it boosts the effects of these types of medications, and can consequently increase the risk of low blood sugar. TURMERIC SIDE EFFECTS & SAFETY Pregnancy and breast-feeding: During pregnancy and while breast-feeding, turmeric is LIKELY SAFE when taken by mouth in amounts commonly found in food. However, turmeric is LIKELY UNSAFE when taken by mouth in medicinal amounts during pregnancy. It might promote a menstrual period or stimulate the uterus, putting the pregnancy at risk. Do not take medicinal amounts of turmeric if you are pregnant. There is not enough information to rate the safety of medicinal amounts of turmeric during breast-feeding. It is best […]
Retired farmer plows Prince’s symbol into field
This 75-year-old is a HUGE fan of Prince and decided to honor him when he died a few months ago. He created a massive tribute to the singer: A football field-sized version of the musician’s iconic “love symbol,” plowed into a corn field. He was subsequently referred to in the media as “The Artist Formerly Known as Prince,” before he resumed using the name Prince in 2000.
Farmer Style (Gangnam Style Parody)
A parody music video by The Peterson Farm Bros (Greg, Nathan, and Kendal Peterson) that promotes agriculture! Please share this video with your friends and remind them to thank a farmer for their food! Lyrics: We are the Peterson Farm Bros, and we’re farming and we grow it We love agriculture, and we want the world to know it Farming is a way of life with many different flavors Being stewards of the gifts God gave us Out here on the farm, We’re running green John Deere Tractors Out here on the farm, We work in many weather factors Out here on the farm, We’re working hard to raise your food Out here on the farm. On the family farm. Agriculture, is so important to me, (and should be to you) HAY! It feeds the world and will never ever cease to be, We need to eat! We all need farmers to provide us with our food, food, food, food! Workin’ farmer style. Farmer Style Work, work, work, work, working farmer style Haaaaaaay, for my cattle Work, work, work, work, working farmer style Haaaaaaay, from the field Work, work, work, work Farmers are working harder than you might imagine But […]
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