May 6, 2007

The future of food

Bob Taylor has been passionate about the hard work of shearing sheep in Athens County, Ohio for 51 years. These days he makes most of his living delivering huge bundles of the Columbus Dispatch to distributors around the region.

His dream is pretty common: to retire and travel with his wife. But he wants to spend the rest of his life shearing sheep. When I told him I thought most people want to spend their retirement taking life easy, he just laughed. I spent some time with him on Ladd Ridge in Athens, Ohio.

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