Part 9: This installment in our history of organic agriculture will explore the challenges and contradictions of setting livestock standards using the scandalous abuse of the requirements for pasture to illustrate the very real limitations of organic certification.
“Home Dairy” shares the history of home dairy making with a solid overview of tools and equipment essential to the tasks.
This post has been deprecated due to obsolescence. One of the only independent creameries in Minnesota, Hope Butter, is a century old business that continues to make butter the old-fashioned way. There have been strong years and slow years, but the last 10 have been increasingly successful. Featured at many of the top restaurants, at […]
December 10, 2010 The final Agriculture and Antitrust Enforcement Issues in Our 21st Century Economy workshop put on by the USDA and the Department of Justice was held December 08, 2010, in Washington, DC. This last workshop, entitled Margins, was to “look at the discrepancies between the prices received by farmers and the prices paid […]
The milk scandal that began in China in 2008 has served another ruling: Zhao Lianhai, the father of a toddler who became ill after drinking the milk containing the chemical melamine was sentenced yesterday to 2 1/2 years in prison for inciting social disorder.
November 14, 2010 Healthier for Domino’s maybe, but not for you – Domino’s increases the amount of cheese used on a pie by 40% and sales go up. Underlying the new campaign: Dairy Management – “…a marketing creation of the United States Department of Agriculture…”. Complete article via NYTimes.
January 27, 2010 Telling it like it is: it’s Sunday, coffee in hand, but a worker isn’t able to show up. Calves need feeding, cows need tending, so a dairy goddess has to do what a dairy goddess has to do, 24/7!… Get going and tend those cows! h/t @FarmerHaley Go to Original Post and […]
January 9, 2010 To help stay on track to eating healthier, Sharon Lehrman offers this list of six suggestions which include Vegetables and Fruits, Dairy Products, Meat and Poultry, Peanut Butter, Catsup, and Baby Food. Added bonus is “The Dirty Dozen” list of highest pesticide residue fruits and vegetables from the Environmental Working Group. Go […]
TwoJunes recipe for making fresh Peach Sherbet. This recipe also relates to their written post about home made ice cream.