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Farm Aid Music Monday & Chipotle's BOORITO

Over on Farm Aid's blog (I'm the "web guy" there), it's Music Monday. We're taking a break from Farm Aid 2011 videos and going back in time to 2001. Why? Because today is BOORITO day at Chipotle Mexican Grill! You can get a $2 burrito when you wear a family farm-inspired costume from 6pm to closing. Half of that money goes to Farm Aid and the other half goes to Chipotle's…

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Added by matt on October 31, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

Share your Farm Fresh Pics!

One of my favorite things to do here on HOMEGROWN.ORG is look at all the photos so many people upload (there are over 1,500 of them as of right now!). Some of these photos are really lovely and I would encourage people to upload them to Farm Aid's new site called Farm Fresh Pics. The idea is that we want to put together a site full of the beauty of family farms and… Continue

Added by matt on August 17, 2009 at 1:13pm — No Comments

A busy week at Farm Aid comes to a close

When I tell people that I work at Farm Aid, I never know quite how people will react. Will they say, "Oh you guys are still around? Remember Live Aid?!" or, "Nice! Can you get me on the bus with Willie, I got some killer homegrown stuff to share with him!" Or will they say, "That's awesome - here, come see my compost bin!" (OK, it's not often I'm shown something so personal as someone's compost bin when they first meet me, but you get the idea.) What I'm trying to say is, some people think of… Continue

Added by matt on July 17, 2009 at 4:43pm — No Comments

Photos from the Dairy Rally & My HOMEGROWN Wannabe Dreams

This week at Farm Aid, we welcomed Joel back to the office after his trip to Iowa last weekend where he attended the Dairy Rally for Fair Prices. Thankfully, weather cooperated and turnout was good - farmers and participants from eight states showed up and spoke about solutions to the ongoing dairy crisis (the short version of which is, dairy farmers are being paid less for their milk than it takes to produce… Continue

Added by matt on June 5, 2009 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Howdy from the Land of Farm Aid & Important News About a Dairy Rally

Hi there, I'm Matt.



I've been a member here on HOMEGROWN since it debuted as a social network and have enjoyed following the conversations and getting inspiration from all of the things people are working on, but I haven't written any blog posts here - until now. Exciting to be witnessing history, isn't it?



I've been the "Web Guy" at Farm Aid for a little over a year now and would like to update you on just what it is we're working on from time to… Continue

Added by matt on May 26, 2009 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

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