We had the absolute privilege to travel to Mexico at the end of January to visit the families of Felipe, Sarai & José Abraham, and Alma & Carlos. We met their moms and dads and grandmothers and siblings, and we got to let them know how much we [...]
We spent time with families in two different villages in Veracruz. Recently returned employees generously hosted their former employers in the houses they built from years working on their farms. As we told one of the employees how lucky and blessed we felt after receiving such a warm welcome [...]
2005-2015 More transformative experiences took place as students from the UW-River Falls Dairy Science program, public health professionals, DATCP professionals, pastors, and new dairy producers participated in immersion trips.
The first trips, starting in 2001, were taken with dairy producers who had the opportunity to attend a language school in Cuernavaca in the state of Morelos and later in Buenavista de Cuellar in the state of Guerrero. In addition to learning some Spanish and understanding the challenge of beginning to grasp a [...]