Category Archives: Food Production

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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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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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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Thompson Farms Receives a Step 5+ Animal Welfare Rating

As I learn more about food production and pay more attention to what I eat, one of the most important issues for me is where my meat comes from.  There is so much evidence mounting that pastured meats are healthier … Continue reading

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Saturday Links and Menu Plan

Happy Saturday folks!  I thought I’d share with you some stuff I found around the interwebs this week, so here goes: Reviving a Prehistoric Flower – 30,000 year old seeds from an ice-age squirrel burrow?  Sweet!  And it’s a nice … Continue reading

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Local Envy

We have recently discovered that we love Asheville, NC, and apparently we’re not alone: For the last two years, the Asheville Grown movement has been remaking the face of this sleepy mountain city.  You can’t turn the corner downtown without … Continue reading

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