When most of us plop down for dinner, we don’t take time to think about where it all comes from. Our fresh fruits and vegetables are delicious — but they come at a large price to most farmers’ families!
A sacrifice of their family bonding, their bodies and their time is soon forgotten after our plates are served. That’s why one farmer’s wife shared an important realization about her husband’s line of work after a frustrating night getting the kids fed and ready for bed.
Farmer’s wife, Katie Spence Pugh, was exhausted from a long day at work, then an even longer evening spent caring for their kids — once again, without the help of her husband, Eugene, who was still working away on the fields. At first she was frustrated, then she had an epiphany.
Katie shared her thoughts about having a farmer husband on Facebook.
It was the busiest time of the year for Eugene, but he had to muster through it for the sake of his family and their business.
"I snapped this picture the other night at the end of a long day. I was tired. I was irritated. I had sent my husband a…
Instead of being frustrated at his wife’s semi-aggressive text, Eugene sat down for a quiet bite to eat. He just wanted a bit of solace after a long, grueling day tending to the farm.
If it wasn’t for families like the Pughs, many of us wouldn’t have the farm-fresh produce we consume on a daily basis. Even if things get difficult for them, Katie and Eugene will have each other to lean on for support — there will be no more frustration in their home.