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Entries Tagged as 'grass-fed livestock'

Cooking class report card: Let’s call it a B-

November 6th, 2009 · 5 Comments · Cooking tips, Food preparation

My first challenge: Teach novices to cook in 2 hours. What was I thinking? My second challenge: Same time frame, narrower focus. This time, it was grassfed beef and pastured chicken and pork. As promised, here’s a look at those two cooking classes, each attended by ten persons. (You can read the course descriptions and […]

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Real Food, Part 5: Real food at a real table

June 27th, 2007 · 2 Comments · Environment, Food selection, Healthy eating, local food

In Part 5 of a 5-part series on Real Food: What to Eat and Why, we note that individuals can make some changes to eating local foods and less-processed foods, but U.S. farm policy needs to change before Americans’ diets change significantly. She convincingly reports the advantages of real versus industrial foods but doesn’t show how people on a large scale can get real foods.

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Real Food, Part 4: Let livestock eat grass

June 26th, 2007 · Comments Off on Real Food, Part 4: Let livestock eat grass · Environment, Food selection, Healthy eating

In Real Food: What to Eat and Why, author Nina Planck asserts that livestock raised on grass and in pastures is healthier and produces healthier meat, eggs and dairy products. Planck also praises raw milk as better than pasteurized milk. These aren’t always easy to find and can be very expensive.

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