What do those labels and third-part certifications on egg cartons really mean? All-natural, cage-free and pasture raised. An expert helps decipher the code.
Who’s Murdering Chickens in South Carolina is not known for sure. What seems likely, Pilgrim Pride, the nation’s 2nd largest poultry company, may be partly to blame.
Part 10: Beyond the intricacies of the production standards themselves, the story of organic poultry certification also includes one of the more fascinating sagas in the relationship between the organic community, the agribusiness establishment and the federal government.
An unusual cow that hangs out with a different crowd. Rezzy, a bovine born blind, prefers the company of chickens rather than other bovine. This is her story.
An artist and small family farmer also shares her love of painting and life on the farm.
The ancient craft of butchery gets its due in this this fine first book by Marissa Guggiana.
September 08, 2011 Here I am working on replacing my lawn with edibles and along comes this nifty idea: a front yard chicken coop. But wait, it’s designed to improve my front lawn as the chickens feed, forage, scratch, and fertilize the ground. Can I have a lawn and grow food too? It’s a solar […]
I wanted to get a close look at food production within the city limits. Urban- and community-based farming is growing in popularity at an exceptional rate. Excerpt 6.
I began to ramble about why I was here: my quest for better knowledge about the American food system, and modern life that the self-sufficient Amish seem to offer an enviable alternative. Excerpt 4.
In part 2, food writer and activist Dan Imhoff talks about Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations to a Portland Friends of Family Farmers audience.