Last week, you may have seen the news creeping across your social media feeds that Virgin mogul and billionaire, Sir Richard Branson, announced he had given up consuming beef in the name of a healthier lifestyle and planet. I say kudos to him! We should all be striving to do more to reduce our environmental impact, try […]
Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) is a food company who takes issue with, as they view it, the systemic problems in modern agriculture. They’re not in it to berate the farmer or rancher, but rather to call attention to the national groups, organizations, and corporations who they believe control modern food production and do not represent […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
I’m sure you have seen the show Dirty Jobs featuring Mike Rowe and is adventures diving into some of the “dirtiest” jobs Americans tackle on a daily basis. Have you checked out his website mikeroweworks.com, or more specifically his blog on Farming, Fishing, and Food? It’s something to check out if you haven’t. Back in […]
Whoops, I think I just ruffled the feathers of some locavores out there, but I think there is a point to that statement. And so does Brad Copenhaven when he wrote his opinion piece for the Collegiate Times. I stumbled upon this piece through the College Aggies Online site and found it to be a […]