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Sustainable Meat

Why I Can't Raise a $1 Cheeseburger

Forrest Pritchard | Posted 06.24.2013 | Green
Forrest Pritchard

How can we really know what's 'expensive' or 'cheap' until we recognize that grass-fed and grain-fed beef are distinctly different products? Here, a professional farmer redefines the term 'Value Meal.'

Touring Documentary Spreads Gospel Of Good Meat

Posted 12.04.2012 | Food

"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...

WATCH: Farm Parodies Adele's 'Rolling In The Deep'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 10.18.2012 | Food

We can't get over this adorable parody video of the Adele song "Rolling in the Deep" from Sweet Stem Farm, which is all about eating sustainable meat....

Polluting our Backyard to Feed China

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.17.2012 | Green
Maria Rodale

By guest blogger Andrew Gunther, program director of Animal Welfare Approved As our domestic demand for intensively produced meat continues to drop...

A Day With a Traditional Old-Styled Butcher (VIDEO)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 11.07.2012 | Food
Rebecca Gerendasy

As owner of Heritage Meats, an artisan butcher shop that specializes in organic, locally grown and sustainable meat products and services, Tracy Smaciarz can also tell a lot about a particular animal by visiting them at the farm.

Are Edible Bugs the New Sushi? (Video)

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 12.13.2011 | Food
Kirsten Dirksen

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LISTEN: Experts Discuss Sustainable Meat And The Art Of Butchery

| Posted 10.17.2011 | San Francisco

This post comes to us courtesy of KQED's Bay Area Bites. In recent years, more chefs and consumers are demanding local, sustainable meats, driving ...

Humane Meat Is the Solution to What, Again?

Nil Zacharias | Posted 08.21.2011 | Food
Nil Zacharias

No one can deny that it's better to be less cruel in the ways we confine and kill animals (if we are going to kill and eat them anyway), but if we're interested in long-term change, we can't look at killing with kindness or gratitude as a solution in itself.

What's So Great About Grass-Fed Beef?

Daniel Klein | Posted 06.20.2011 | Food
Daniel Klein

When thinking of topics to cover next, I realized that I hadn't done anything on grass-fed beef. This method of rearing animals is one of the corners...

How McDonald's Will Court Sustainability

Slashfood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

Sustainability has become the go-to word for every corporation in the U.S.and McDonald's is no exception. The burger giant recently announced what it'...

Eating Meaty

Laura Silverman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Laura Silverman

I feel especially lucky that I have access to Dickson's Farmstand, a purveyor of locally sourced, humanely raised animals.

Miniature Cows Could Be The Sustainable Answer To Beef Production

The Guardian | Rebecca Seal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

When you hear the words "mini cows" they sound as if they are the result of someone's daft hobby. But miniature cattle could be the future of environm...

Waste not: From shark fins to the whole hog

Mindy Pennybacker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Mindy Pennybacker

For our health and the planet's, we should eat more vegetables and less red meat. But as it turns out, swine are responsible, on average, for only about 1/5 the CO2 emissions of beef.

5 Ways To Eat Ethically Without Giving Up Meat

Take Part | Jason Horn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

There's no way around it: Meat production is bad for the environment. Ozone-destroying methane in cow farts, overflowing toxic-pig-poo lagoons, and th...

Berlin Reed: Vegetarian Butcher Turned Ethical Omnivore

Mother Nature Network | Nicole Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

When dangerously underemployed vegetarian Berlin Reed agreed to temporarily work the meat counter at Brooklyn's The Greene Grape, he never expected th...

Cut Back On Carbon By Cutting Back On Meat

New York Times | Mark Bittman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

LET'S suppose you've decided to eat less meat, or are considering it. And let's ignore your reasons for doing so. They may be economic, ethical, altru...