Executive Director’s Note

John Mesko

John Mesko

By John Mesko

As I’ve said before, one of the keys to changing our food culture in the US is consumers. In fact, the link between consumers and farms is so critical, it may be the key to making sustainable agriculture the default brand of agriculture. This was echoed by Gabe Brown at the Midwest Soil Health Summit in February, and we are taking it seriously.

To this end, SFA is sponsoring the Midwest Premiere of the new documentary movie, “Resistance,” to be held Tues., April 8, at 7 p.m. at Grandview Theater, 1830 Grand Ave, St. Paul.

I have seen the director’s cut of this movie, which tells the story of the importance of antibiotics to every person in the US, and how the effectiveness of antibiotics in humans is threatened by the sub-therapeutic use of antibiotics in animals. There is a great message supporting natural, organic and grass-based farming which we all want to get into the hands of consumers.

Stay tuned for your opportunity to register to attend this premier showing of “Resistance.” You really won’t want to miss this.

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