Category Archives: Big Agriculture

Saturday Links

Happy Saturday folks! It’s going to be a homesteady-type weekend around here – farmer’s market, chicken feed, and some long overdue outdoor projects are on the docket.  It’s pretty sad when a forecast of 94 is a whopping 10 degrees … Continue reading

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Real Food Summit – Free Online

Hey folks!  Late post today, I know, but I thought this looked interesting: It’s a free event hosted by Underground Wellness, and they have a lot of great speakers, including the one and only Joel Salatin himself.  They are going … Continue reading

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Saturday Links and Hooray, I Won!

Happy Saturday folks!  I got something in the mail today… Anna over at The Walden Effect has been running a few book giveaways lately, and I managed to win one!  If you’ve never read Anna and Mark’s blog before, I … Continue reading

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The Raw Milk Debate

Here in Georgia, it is illegal to sell raw milk for human consumption.  The only ways to get raw milk to drink here are to drive across the border (South Carolina is a nice choice, they sell it in grocery … Continue reading

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FDA Announces a Subtle Shift in Attitude, Crowd Yawns

Please, forgive me for the cynical title.  It just so happens that in my browsing today, I came across this news headline: New York Times:  U.S. Tightens Rules on Antibiotics Use for Livestock If you read nothing but the first … Continue reading

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Saturday Links and Oh Who am I Kidding

Menu plan-schmenu plan folks; I don’t think it’s going to happen.  I’m pretty sure I’m incapable of planning a menu more than about two dinners in advance.  I love the idea of setting up a plan and going shopping only … Continue reading

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FDA Required to Address Antibiotics on Factory Farms

Finally!  The U.S. court system is finally standing up for our health and for the well-being of the animals we raise.  Earlier this week, the federal court system decided that the Food and Drug Administration cannot continue to ignore the … Continue reading

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