Author

Beth Hoffman

Beth Hoffman

Beth Hoffman has written extensively about food and agriculture and she's been a longtime educator, most recently as an associate professor of media students at the University of San Francisco. She's now a beginning farmer in Iowa with her husband, John. She's the author of "Bet the Farm: The Dollars and Sense of Growing Food in America." Her blog, “In the Dirt" is on Substack.

COMMENTARY

Talking trash: We don’t have to treat our farms like landfills

By: - September 7, 2022

Here’s something I think about all the time while working on our farm: Trash. Not “trash” as in how much manure is generated by animals (there is a lot, but we move our cattle and goats many times a week and they are on pasture 365 days a year, so there is no one spot […]