Posts Tagged ‘chickens’

Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations—CAFO’s: Dan Imhoff Speaks Out-2 (video)

Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations—CAFO’s: Dan Imhoff Speaks Out-2 (video)

In part 2, food writer and activist Dan Imhoff talks about Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations to a Portland Friends of Family Farmers audience.

Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations—CAFO’s: Dan Imhoff Speaks Out (video)

Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations—CAFO’s: Dan Imhoff Speaks Out (video)

The modern day Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO) is both a crowning achievement of short-term human scientific prowess, and profound monumental hubris with terrible consequences unfolding now, and yet to unfold.

5 Urban Farming Ideas for Your Own Backyard

5 Urban Farming Ideas for Your Own Backyard

The folks at ecosalon have compiled a smorgasbord of good ideas for the food grower, depending on your interests (beekeeping, backyard chickens, worms, etc.) , space, and capabilities.

Visit to an Urban Agriculture Organic Farm Supply Store (slideshow)

Visit to an Urban Agriculture Organic Farm Supply Store (slideshow)

CUpS recently spent the day filming at Naomi’s Organic Farm Supply for an upcoming DVD series, and had the good fortune to get to know the co-founder of the company, Naomi Montacre, an expert on raising egg laying chickens in urban environments. It’s incredible the amount of information that Naomi possesses at her finger tips, […]

Joel Salatin Polyface Farm

Joel Salatin Polyface Farm

There is probably no one left in the food and farming community who hasn’t heard the name Polyface, the Shenandoah Valley super-farm famous for its lush pastures, happy animals and natural husbandry overseen by self described “lunatic farmer” Joel Salatin. The farm has been featured in books and films, including Food, Inc. and Michael Pollan’s […]