Bi-Weekly newsletter: Preserving Endangered Heritage Livestock video, An earlier episode “Lambing Season on the Farm, upcoming Culinary Breeders Showcase, social media and more.
A variety of voices are being raised on NYTime’s Room for Debate opinion page this week, with the subject header being: Preventing Cruelty on the Farm.
In part 2, food writer and activist Dan Imhoff talks about Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations to a Portland Friends of Family Farmers audience.
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.
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 […]
What is inspirational about this couple is not only their personal creativity expressed through wine labels and wine, but the way in which they care for the animals on their farm.
New to the life of farming, a middle-aged couple make a career change. First mentoring under Joel Salatin, they raise pasture fed cows, pigs, chickens, ducks, lambs, and sheep.
February 28, 2010 It seems Temple Grandin is on her way to becoming a household name. Earlier this month she was featured in a bio-epic on HBO, which was written about on the New York Times. Her story of growing up as an autistic child and her accomplishments – one which involves humane treatment of […]
February 17, 2010 As the interest in growing and raising your own food gains momentum, those in Calgary, Canada, are finding themselves going against city regulations. The Responsible Pet Ownership Bylaw “doesn’t allow people to keep livestock within city limits. Livestock means chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese and pheasants, as well as horses, pigs, cattle and […]
January 22, 2010 Raising grass-fed cattle to save the planet – Eliot Coleman and Barbara Damrosch are building a barn and plan on adding livestock to their Four Season Farm…because they care. “Once he[Coleman] and Damrosch have brought in their livestock, they’ll “be able to use the manure to feed the plants, and the plant […]