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Lopez Island

The Slow Life On Washington State's Lopez Island

Monica Bennett | Posted 01.22.2013 | Travel
Monica Bennett

Whales were breaching off the coast and the eagles soared above us.

Discover Washington's Beautiful, Friendly San Juan Islands

Monica Bennett | Posted 08.15.2012 | Travel
Monica Bennett

Each island has its own flavor and feel, but they all have one thing in common: the people.

Mobile Slaughterhouses Help Meat Go Local

Katherine Gustafson | Posted 07.14.2012 | Home
Katherine Gustafson

The meat industry, like much else in U.S. agriculture, has consolidated rapidly over the last half-century. Four giant companies produced 83.5 percent of U.S. beef as of 2007. It is in this context that the mobile slaughterhouse makes local slaughter available and affordable to small farmers.