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We Need To Make Local Meat More Affordable

Bob Comis | Posted 03.31.2014 | Food
Bob Comis

How is it that someone that feels as strongly as I do about the importance of eating less meat -- for so many powerful reasons -- cannot eat less meat?

Raising Pigs for Meat: Love Them, Kill Them, Eat Them

Tamar Haspel | Posted 08.07.2012 | Food
Tamar Haspel

Our pigs arrived two days ago, and never did anything cuter grace a cloven hoof. They're about 25 pounds each now, and we're going to get them to about 240. Then we are going to kill them and eat them.

Mobile Slaughterhouses Help Meat Go Local

Katherine Gustafson | Posted 07.14.2012 | Food
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.

Olivier's Butchery

Kellan Hori | Posted 03.25.2012 | Food
Kellan Hori

Boasting grass & grain-fed animals, humanely treated, and completely hormone-free, Olivier's is the spot for any cuts of meat one desires.

Veg and the City: My Beef With Locavores

Victoria Moran | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Victoria Moran

I fear that a strong anti-vegetarian sentiment has grown up in the locavorism movement as a whole.