May 31, 2015 - 04:01 pm .- Anyone who's familiar with “Portlandia” probably remembers Colin the chicken – a heritage-breed, woodland-raised fowl who was fed a diet of sheep's milk, soy and (local) hazelnuts and lived a happy life on a (local) 4-acre farm before succumbing to its fate on the plates of two insufferable hipsters.
Jan 31, 2015 - 12:00 pm .- Pope Francis told farmers on Saturday that in a world marked by wastefulness and extreme climate change, they have the important vocation of caring for the earth and providing for all of humanity.
Jul 15, 2014 - 04:02 am .- The bishop of Thailand's northernmost diocese, which is largely rural and dominated by hill tribes, has begun himself working in the fields alongside his flock, noting the importance of agriculture there.
Feb 18, 2014 - 04:08 am .- Edwin “Bud” Skalla, who died last November, was a bachelor farmer whose magnanimity was made known only after he passed away, according to the man’s pastor.
Nov 8, 2013 - 12:06 am .- Catholics leaders in the U.S. asked members of Congress to place the needs of the poor at the center of their considerations as they craft the nation’s new Farm Bill.
May 14, 2013 - 12:09 am .- Leaders of several prominent Catholic institutions asked members of Congress to provide for the hungry, protect the interests of farmers and promote environmental stewardship with the 2013 Farm Bill.
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