Todd Western on Being a Black Farmer in Iowa

Todd Western III talks about the legacy of being from one of the first black farming families in Iowa, building community between black farmers, and the inaugural Iowa Farmers of Color Conference.

Pete Kerns Looks for Lost Pigs

Pete Kerns remembers when his pigs escape into the woods of Iowa, and the week of searching with community members that ensued.

Lizzie Cusick, a Cat, and a Goose

Lizzie Cusick shares early memories of her grandfather's farm, and a surprise trade of a loving cat for a angry goose.

Noreen Thomas Grows Native Foods

Noreen Thomas, of Doubting Thomas Farm, shares the wonder and importance that comes with saving seeds and growing Native food in partnership with the White Earth Nation.

Tom Cotter Remembers His Dad

Tom Cotter is a fourth generation farmer from Austin, MN. He shares about the death of his dad, and appreciating the gift of storytelling in the field.

Najiyah Diana Maxfield and Lynn Zucker

One Small Step conversation partners Najiyah Diana Maxfield (57) and Lynn Zucker (61) discuss their faith journeys, the current political divide, and their concerns about political litmus tests.