As CommonGround approaches its tenth year of programming, the National Corn Growers Association released a short video celebrating the incredible work being done by more than 200 volunteers across the country. Through the support and hard work of state associations, these women serve as resources for consumers who have questions about how their food is grown.
To view the video and learn more about their story, click here.
Sharing their personal stories, the volunteers who make up this grassroots movement foster conversations based on shared values that help moms off the farm discover that they can feel good about the food they feed their families. America’s farm families provide an amazing array of options but, with so many competing claims, honest questions are understandable. By serving as resources, these women have shared their unique understanding of important topics, such as the difference between organic and conventional crops and how ranchers care for their animals, more than a billion times since 2010.
To find out more about how women are sparking these important conversations and to learn about the participants near you, click here.
CommonGround is a grassroots movement to foster conversation among women — on farms and in cities — about where our food comes from. The National Corn Growers Association, the United Soybean Board, and its state affiliates developed CommonGround to give farm women the opportunity to engage with consumers through a wide range of activities. For more information, visit www.findourcommonground.com.
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