Joe Maxwell | Civil Eats


Joe Maxwell is a Missouri farmer and the president and co-founder of Farm Action, a nonprofit that leverages its research, policy development, advocacy campaigns, and political expertise to create a food and agriculture system that works for everyday people rather than a handful of powerful corporations. Joe has also served as a Missouri state legislator, as Missouri’s Lieutenant Governor, and is retired from the Army National Guard, where he served as a First Sergeant in the Field Artillery.

Op-ed: It’s Time to End the Poultry Industry’s Exploitative Contracts

A contract chicken farmer raises chickens under the tournament system