I learned that over 90 percent of pigs in raised in confinement were continually administered antibiotics in their daily water or feed.
Is U.S. agricultural policy fundamentally flawed? Since the Nixon administration, when then Secretary of Agriculture, Earl Butz, led the drive to invigorate agriculture production by encouraging farmers to become bigger, and to maximize production even as commodity prices would likely fall over time; sales quantity, and the opening of foreign markets to U.S. farmers were […]
Part 3: Okay, in the past two weeks, Two Junes have vented their mixed bag of liberal guilt and righteous indignation on the difficulties of creating a sustainable food movement for everyone, not just the well-off and the well-educated. And we aren’t solitary voices crying in the wilderness although finding nuts and bolts discussion of […]
Part 2: A single parent with a high-school education working full-time at a low-paying, physically taxing job may be having a hard time feeding a family at all, much less well. And it’s a lot easier to fight against prevailing culture if you aren’t exhausted. Let’s be honest. It takes time and a fair degree […]
by TwoJunes Part 1: Let’s face it, our dirty little secret—eating whole foods, eating locally or eating organic, sustainable, non-local is a very real class issue today. What you eat is directly related to how much money you make, how much time you have to source or grow food, your comfort level in cooking and […]