Donna Vestal http://kcur.org en My Farm Roots: Wings http://kcur.org/post/my-farm-roots-wings <p style="margin-bottom: 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'PT Sans', sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 21px;">Kelly Hagler, 25, is among the millions of young people who have left rural communities for the bright lights of the city, in this case Chicago.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'PT Sans', sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 21px;">But Hagler has not left completely.</p> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 12:48:36 +0000 Donna Vestal 39527 at http://kcur.org My Farm Roots: Wings Newspaper Series Faults Big Beef http://kcur.org/post/newspaper-series-faults-big-beef <p>What should you know about the beef on your table? <em>The</em> <em>Kansas City Star</em> answered that question with a <a href="http://www.kansascity.com/beef/">three-part series on the beef industry</a>.</p><p> Sun, 09 Dec 2012 19:01:23 +0000 Donna Vestal 28749 at http://kcur.org Newspaper Series Faults Big Beef Ripe For The Night http://kcur.org/post/ripe-night <p>The merchandise doesn’t linger for long at Liberty Fruit Co. Inc., on Argentine Blvd. in Kansas City, Kan. This business survives on movement. As a wholesaler, Liberty buys fruits and vegetables from all over the country, brings them into this huge warehouse and then sends them all out again – quickly – to an eight state region. Produce can rot, after all, and customers are waiting.</p> Sun, 26 Aug 2012 22:00:00 +0000 Donna Vestal 23249 at http://kcur.org Ripe For The Night Just Taking Notes http://kcur.org/post/just-taking-notes <p>Sometimes farm roots don&rsquo;t blossom into a farm life. But those memories can still have a huge influence, perhaps even determining a career choice.</p><p> Tue, 24 Jul 2012 15:46:19 +0000 Donna Vestal 21538 at http://kcur.org Just Taking Notes