First book for all sides of the food plate
A guide to growing a meaningful conversation about food and farm. The opportunity to reach across the plate and shake hands. More than 50 personal stories from across the U.S. and Canada. Expertise from around the food plate. This two-sided book offers 6 senses as guideposts to a more meaningful conversation for the food side and 6.5 steps for farmers to tell their story.
New speaking programs
Ignite excitement about food and nutrition through shared passion with your clients. Michele’s new keynote will help dietitians and nutrition professionals forge a stronger connections as you “light their fork on fire” with nutrition and healthcare behaviors for a lifetime.
Agriculture isn’t just your work, it’s who you are. Or is it? This new keynote will help farmers and ranchers go beyond the choir to connect on a human level through common values. It’s time to translate agriculture to the non-ag world; MPK provides the motivation and tools to make that happen.
Most Recent Blog Posts
Food is important, as is where it comes from, but neither is as important as the people around the table. MPK's #foodthanks in 2013 goes to the humans who make this discussion matter, with ideas on how to make that personal connection.
Is there a singular individual or act responsible for the growing distrust in science? Selling science is about the opportunity to connect and make science meaningful on a personal level. Research and data doesn’t connect without human interface. MPK points out that people don't trust what they don't understand, whether it's in a food laboratory or a farmer's field. How can connect science or agriculture to people's hearts?
A personal look at lessons learned on a show halter from a first year in 4-H showing dairy cattle. Win or lose graciously. Persevere. Leverage skills and willpower. Know the needs of individual animals to provide the best care. And yes, part of being in 4-H & FFA is telling the story of your own experience to those "city slickers."