We have really fallen behind with the blogging recently and as such it has been quite a while since we have shared much on the blog about life here on the farm at Blue Sky. So, I thought you might be interested to read a little interview that we were approached to do last week by an organisation called Food Tank.
We first came across Food Tank when we were researching how to get involved with the International Year of Family Farming, which we wrote about here. Food Tank’s mission is to “build a global community for safe, healthy, nourished eaters. They spotlight environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable ways of alleviating hunger, obesity, and poverty and create networks of people, organizations, and content to push for food system change.” The great thing about Food Tank is that they also aim to “highlight hope and success in agriculture. They feature innovative ideas that are already working on the ground, in cities, in kitchens, in fields and in laboratories.” Check out the Food Tank website, sign up for their newsletter and you will hear stories from all over the globe about all sorts of food system issues and emerging developments in sustainable agriculture.
Food Tank are huge advocates for family farming and we are only just beginning to think about ways ourselves to be more sustainable farmers to ensure Blue Sky Produce is profitable and still here for many future generations of farmers in the family to come. We were quite excited to be approached by Food Tank to feature in an upcoming article relating to the International Year of Family Farming.
Below is a transcript of our interview – we have no idea if it will ever make it into print, so wanted to record it here for our own records. If nothing else, hopefully it gives you a bit of an insight into what we do here at Blue Sky. Continue reading