This is video of the St Charles, Illinois 2010 Scarecrow Festival.
There were over 100's of different scarecrows scattered throughout the beautiful acres of land in St Charles.
It brings everyone together to celebrate the Fall and Halloween.
We also picked this song because of this particular background:
About 70 years ago there were about 7 million farms in America. There are about 2 million today. 330 farms go under every week. This is because of unfair farm policy. The policy helps big corporate agribusiness instead of the family farmer. The government wants a cheap price for the food and they make it to hard for the family farmer to get a fair price for the food they grow.
The crops that grew last summer weren’t enough to pay the loans
Could buy the seed to plant this spring and the farmers bank foreclosed
Called my old friend Schepman up to auction off the
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