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May 14, 2010

New Pastured Egg Producer

Shelly McMahon, the market’s newest egg producer, is staunchly committed to keeping her birds on the pasture.

April 23, 2010

From the Belly of the Beast: An Interview with Food Inc.'s Carole Morison

After almost a lifetime as a contract chicken farmer, Carole Morison, shares her story  of becoming an activist against industrial farming.

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 31, 2008

Market Egg Producers Weigh in on Prop 2

Egg producers ring in on Prop 2, an animal welfare ballot initiative that which requires that chickens raised for eggs to be given enough space to “turn around freely, lie down, stand up, and fully extend their limbs,” among other things.

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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