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January 21, 2011

Getting to Know Your Meat Labels

What is organic meat? Is it different from “natural” meat? Do “free range” and “grass fed” mean the same thing? Is “pasture raised” an official term? We explore the confusing world of meat labels.

June 25, 2010

Sustainable Food News Bites

News summaries about GMO alfalfa, Methul Iodide on strawberries and the latest school lunch policy.

November 27, 2009

Goosey Gooesy Gander

Integrating geese into their cherry orchard has helped the farmers at Lagier Ranch control weeds in the summer. The birds also make a great holiday treat.

October 30, 2009

An Interview with Nicolette Hahn Niman

“Sustainable farming really should mimic nature and  involve plants and animals working together. On the other hand, I believe that meat should be consumed in moderation — like dark chocolate and red wine.”

February 22, 2008

Infrastructural troubles

If we want sustainably raised meat, we need to address the critical lack of local processing facilities. Longer travel distances are stressing ranchers and animals alike.

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