In a world where factory farming, also known as CAFOs, often subjects animals to unimaginable cruelty and confinement, organizations like Mercy For Animals are leading the charge for change. I had the privilege of sitting down with AJ Albrecht, the Managing Director, US & Canada, of this passionate organization, to delve into their mission and the possibilities for a more compassionate future.

After twelve years at the helm of Farm Star Living, passionately championing farming and farmers, I've come to recognize the opportunity to broaden our scope. It's not just about our commitment to agriculture anymore; it's about providing a platform for other companies advocating for improved approaches to farms and food. Discover more about this evolution and our vision for the future.

As part of our new series EXPERTS of EMPOWERMENT, meet Tiffany Barrett, MS, RD, CSO, LDMs, providing personalized nutrition advice to patients who are undergoing cancer treatment and supervising all Winship Cancer locations – one of the leading cancer centers in the USA. She shares her tips and insights with us as to how nutrition is essential for the care in patients battling or surviving cancer, and in us all.

I learned personally how essential heart-health is and starting to incoporoate these tips into your lifestyle now is key. With both parents having cardiovascular disease, I realize that taking care of our heart health – starting today – is vital. Check out these easy but important tips to boost your heart health starting now!

The THX! program is changing the way we view our farmworkers – the people who are picking and packing our foods and getting them from field to table. We can now help impact their lives for the better while appreciating them and giving our farmworkers dignity as individuals. Read more!

When we think of the Holiday's, we think of FOOD - and because we’re from Farm Star living, we think of FRESH FOOD. So, we thought what better idea for the Holiday's than to have an inspired  tablescape using fresh food?  Plus, we are keeping it simple – and by using just a few things from your local craft store, getting great produce from the grocery store and integrating some Earth elements, you can do this yourself easily and beautifully.

Anyone who's visited a farm before know that the fall is one of the most glorious seasons of all! The harvests, the pumpkins, the corn mazes! Once a year, you can count on these farms sprucing up their fields and designing the most cool mazes you will find right there on their beautiful farm fields. Now's the time to start planning your trip, and we have just the farms for you to choose from, too!

Our FARM FINDER has almost one thousand farms from coast to coast, and we've helped you narrow down your list to some that you won't want to miss! So, check 0ut our Corn Maze line up below!