A Facebook friend recently forwarded this article from The Economist. THIS year Texas had the hottest summer ever recorded in any state. In September wildfires swept through the town of Bastrop, outside Austin, destroying more than 1,000 homes. Thousands of cattle have been sold. The town of Big Spring, up the road from the oil … Continue reading The Thirsty Road Ahead: Be Thankful For Water
Last night I was pacing the kitchen, digging through the fridge, looking for something to eat. A few weeks ago I bought some flat-iron steaks on sale and stuck them in the freezer for safe keeping. There's a start. I love my beef, but it's nice to do something with it. On the counter I … Continue reading Trail Boss’ Cowboy Cookbook
So I'm really not a fan of saturating a conversation with facts and figures, but I saw this video from Merck Animal Health and thought it worth a share. Doing less with more. That is today's American Cattle Farmers and Ranchers. Sustainablebeef.org has much more information on sustainable beef production practices.
Imagine an entire week without your phone, computer, or even a television. Now imagine that week being in a place with dry creek beds, cactus spines sticking in your legs, sage blowing up your nose, blowing sand that cuts through your eyes, and the sun beating down all day long. A place so dry the … Continue reading Road Trip: Chico Basin Ranch Colorado
Take a minute to read a portion of this article I found from a grass-fed cattle producer who wants to move past the local, farmers' market movement. A challenging view into the local food movement. So, I can say that I want to see my pork in Price Chopper, because behind the veil of the … Continue reading Toss the Farmers’ Markets?