Sustainable Food Choices.

Our food conversation today increasingly includes discussions of sustainable protein, and beef is often described as an environmentally unsustainable choice. This is not always a fair assessment. The US beef industry has done an amazing job of using technology to reduce the environmental impact of modern beef production operations over the past 30 years. You… Read more »

Food & Flavor.

By Amy Myrdal Miller, MS, RDN     I grew up on a family farm in Northeast North Dakota that produced mostly wheat in the 1970s and 1980s. Today my brothers grow many more crops (including sunflowers, soy beans, pinto beans, navy beans, black beans, canola, and flax), but when I was a child, wheat… Read more »

Farm Life.

By Amy Myrdal Miller, MS, RDN My husband often teases me about my love affair with cattle. Whenever we drive by a herd, I urge him to stop the car so I can take a few photos. My photo collection now includes cattle from fifteen U.S. states, including Hawaii where I insisted on taking photos… Read more »

Farm Life.

   By Megan Myrdal, RDN Until recently, I hadn’t given much thought to being a “farmer’s daughter.” In rural northeast North Dakota (my home area) growing up on a farm was pretty standard, and nearly everyone was aware of the day-to-day activities of farm life. To say in conversation, “I’m a farmer’s daughter,” most would have replied,… Read more »