Talking turkeys at Thundering Hooves
Clarice Swanson stands in her farmyard near Walla Walla, Washington, amid a flock of Unimproved Standard Bronze turkeys gobbling, clucking, and cooing around her. The former schoolteacher, who now hosts school field trips to her farm, sees a huge divide between rural communities and urban developments. She asks schoolchildren who come to see the turkeys, cattle, sheep, and fields, "You know your doctor, your dentist, and your teachers. Why don’t you get to know your farmers?"
Date Updated: April 30, 2012
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