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Why Eating Trash Fish is Good for Eaters, Fishermen, and Ocean Fish

Why Eating Trash Fish is Good for Eaters, Fishermen, and Ocean Fish

Trash fish, or commercial bycatch, has far less value than targeted fish because their demand and recognition is low. Lyf Gildersleeve, of Flying Fish Company, shows 3 trash fish species that eaters may enjoy, and would relieve pressure on the over harvested species.

12 Garden Planning Tips to Maximize the Growing Season

12 Garden Planning Tips to Maximize the Growing Season

Weston Miller, an OSU Extension Service Community and Urban Horticulturist, shares 12 garden planning tips to help you make the most out of your growing season.

Pastured Pig to Plate: The BBQ Pork Roast Celebration

Pastured Pig to Plate: The BBQ Pork Roast Celebration

Kathleen Bauer hosts a celebration BBQ pork roast dinner to honor the life of Roger the pig, and to thank those who were involved in the project.

Pastured Pig to Plate: Butchering the Pig

Pastured Pig to Plate: Butchering the Pig

Kathleen Bauer describes Roger’s humane pastured pig slaughter, butchering the pig is the next step when the carcass is delivered to Melinda Casady’s butcher studio.

The Food Writer, The Farmer, and Roger the Pig

The Food Writer, The Farmer, and Roger the Pig

After agreeing to purchase part of a pig from Clare Carver of Big Table Farm, what if food writer, Kathleen Bauer became involved in the whole farm to plate process?