Creating a more sustainable food system begins by understanding how the animals we eat—whether it’s beef, pork, or poultry—should live: what they should eat, and how they should be treated, slaughtered, and ultimately transformed into the food we eat. It’s about grass-fed, pasture-raised animals that live outdoors and are treated humanely, without the use of antibiotics. It’s a complex puzzle, one that requires returning forgotten pieces to the local food systems, and reestablishing transparency and trust.

The Food List

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On this Food List, we’ll hear from those who are teaching the traditions... Read more
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Over the last 150 years, conventional agriculture has been one of several... Read more
"There are farmers who believe in biodiversity instead of monoculture. Farmers... Read more

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