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Joel Salatin

Why I'm So Annoyed by the Recent Debate Over Home Cooking

Bettina Elias Siegel | Posted 11.08.2014 | Home
Bettina Elias Siegel

Last week a debate over family dinner and home cooking erupted in the blogosphere -- and I'm here to tell you that just about everyone involved is ticking me off.

Join the Revolution -- It's Not What You Think

Valerie Kausen | Posted 09.06.2014 | Impact
Valerie Kausen

When I look around at the state of the world: the wars, the debilitating addiction to technology, massive species die-off, ocean destruction and overu...

Touring Documentary Spreads Gospel Of Good Meat

Posted 12.04.2012 | Home

"American Meat," a new documentary about the state of the country's livestock industry, has been around for a couple years now, spreading celebrity fa...

The Era of the Celebrity Farmer

Katherine Gustafson | Posted 01.02.2013 | Home
Katherine Gustafson

We have indeed entered the era of the celebrity farmer. But all over the country, small farmers -- some of whom have been at it for decades with scant recognition -- are finding themselves catapulted to rock-star status.

Book Review: Folks, This Ain't Normal

Darya Pino, Ph.D | Posted 02.22.2012 | Books
Darya Pino, Ph.D

Self-described as a "Christian-libertarian-environmentalist-capitalist-lunatic-farmer," Joel Salatin is one of the most interesting people I have ever met.

Joel Salatin: Folks, This Ain't Normal

Kristin Wartman | Posted 01.04.2012 | Home
Kristin Wartman

Salatin advised us all to start growing something -- anything, even on a small patio or windowsill. If we can't grow anything, he said, then we should come to the farmers markets and buy from our local farmers.

Why I Killed A Chicken & Ate Its Heart

Rob Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rob Sachs

At some point you have to make peace with yourself and decide how you're not going to call yourself a hypocrite every time you step into the meat aisle of the supermarket.

Weekly Mulch: Would You Eat Bugs to Fight Climate Change?

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger Maybe it's time for environmentalists prioritize do-it-yourself climate fixes instead of looking to politic...

Meet Happy Chickens

Sarah Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah Newman

I had the pleasure of interviewing 12-year old Orren Fox of Newburyport, MA who happens to keep 25 backyard chickens.

Fresh's Director and Producer, Ana Joanes, Explains the Difficulty of Filming a Documentary and What Sustainability Means

Louise McCready Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Louise McCready Hart

Ana Joanes: When confronted with such large and complex problems, it's hard to see the meaning of small, individual actions. I embarked on the making of Fresh to recapture a sense of agency.

Food, Inc.'s Robert Kenner Discusses What Gives Him Goosebumps, and What Gives Him Hope

Louise McCready Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Louise McCready Hart

Robert Kenner gives us a twenty-first century Upton-Sinclair-look at the industrial food system in his latest film, Food, Inc., and not since The Jungle has the food in the U.S. seemed so unsafe.

The Real Problem With Our Food System: A Response to Makenna Goodman

Gary Hirshberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gary Hirshberg

After more than 25 years of environmental activism and a life and career dedicated to organic, I can assure readers organic is better.

Beyond Organic: Animals Raised Organic Can Be Mistreated and Caged, in the Guise of Good

Makenna Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Makenna Goodman

Organic may, in fact, be little more than a sweet notion and marketing campaign that rests easy the hearts of the eco-conscious consumer. Organic, in other words, is not always the right choice.