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a market for mutton "would change everything"

Move over Lamb Chop: a market for mutton could be a huge boon for New England farmers.

Posted: April 3 2017
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free download of "pasture rabbit for profit"

Nichki Carangelo, of the delightful Hudson Valley-based, cooperative Letterbox Farm Collective, has just finished a publication on the commercial production of pasture rabbits. Funded by a SARE grant, "Pasture Rabbit for Profit" is an easily digestible, practical resource for farmers intended to guide readers through the start-up phase of their own pasture-based rabbitry. It includes a full […]

Posted: April 1 2017
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know your abattoir: there's a shortage of local slaughterhouses, and it's kind of a big problem

There's a bottleneck problem in sustainable meat: increasingly more producers and consumers and fewer slaughterhouses equipped to get meat from one to the other.

Posted: February 10 2017
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crowdfunder: the pig revolution

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xoJWJ9Cr-Sc] Farms Not Factories is a small UK-based nonprofit that advocates for ethical farming practices and meat consumption. With 15 days to go, they hope to raise £10,000 "to create and publicise a series of short films featuring celebrity chefs making a delicious pork dish while explaining why serving high welfare meat is so […]

Posted: November 18 2016
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what kind of farming will we have in the next century??

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YYPAGC2m2lc] Seriously, we really want to know, and so do these film makers. Specifically, they're focussing on the chicken industry, asking, if chicken is America’s favorite meat, generating more than $30 billion a year in revenue, but who benefits from this multi-billion dollar industry? Spoiler alert! It's not the farmers. This is a story […]

Posted: October 18 2016
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bbc's business daily: what is up with global agriculture subsidies?

Man! We're always asking the same question! Seriously though, this is a great episode, both for those looking for a good primer on the subject and a fascinating case study for those who already know a lot about it. The podcast delves into the soya market in Argentina, global ag subsidies as a whole, and, as […]

Posted: August 30 2016
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hudson valley farmers are making responsible meat eating easier

Attention Northeastern meat eaters! These beautiful farmers, and our friends, over at Cairncrest sell sustainably-raised, small-scale, hand-processed pork (raised on forages, local non-GMO grains, and whey from yogurt manufacturing) and 100% grass fed beef at locations in NY, PA, and VT. Highest quality meat from caring and skilled farmers. Order what you want online and choose a […]

Posted: July 5 2016
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HVYFC spring mixer at kinder hook farm, may 28

Anna will give us a tour of the lambing operation where she's raising 300 lambs this year. Then we'll enjoy a BBQ with Kinderhook meat and beer from Captain Lawrence Brewing Company. Bring a side dish if you can and plate/cup/utensils. Kinderhook Farm (1958 Co Rd 21, Valatie, NY 12184) All farmers, friends and family […]

Posted: May 17 2016
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beef cattle improvement workshop, shondack landing, ny, sept. 18-19

BEEF CATTLE IMPROVEMENT With Gearld Fry and Mike Scannell  Harrier Fields Farm 4116 County Route 21 Schodack Landing, NY 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., September 18-19, 2015 This workshop focuses on improving cattle herds with quality and quantity of meat per acre of grass. Learn how to recognize cattle that will yield 70% meat to bone and […]

Posted: August 30 2015
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beefjam

BeefJam is a 3-day event that takes young producers and consumers on a crash course of the Australian beef supply chain and gives them 48hrs to reshape the way we grow, buy and eat our red meat. Check out more about BeefJam and Youth Food Movement Australia here!

Posted: June 1 2015
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niche meat processor assistance network!

They've got an awesome Listserv. NMPAN is a national network of people and organizations creating and supporting appropriate-scale meat processing infrastructure for niche meat markets. Small and mid-sized plants — when available at all — can lack capacity, equipment, appropriate inspection status, and the human and financial capital to upgrade or expand. To meet this […]

Posted: July 1 2013
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american dream: taking on the meat industry

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=8LNaECqH2q0]   Watch the full movie here.

Posted: June 1 2013
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stop the privatization of meat inspection!

via Food and Water watch: The USDA and other agencies put some things on hold during the election, but now things are starting to move quickly with the looming budget debates. While we agree that budgets need to be in check, we don't think you get there by cutting essential food safety programs that keep […]

Posted: November 20 2012
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the third and final installment of oat, from farmrun/meatsmith folks

[vimeo=http://vimeo.com/47809670] http://anatomyofthrift.com

Posted: August 30 2012
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conspicuous carnivores

In this week's New Yorker, Bill Buford delivers, with his usual finger-licking enthusiasm, a digest of three new books about meat. Though varying in tones of hopeful agrarianism, tongue-in-cheek indulgence, and gritty slaughterhouse realism, these authors (each in his early 40s) all nod to a Greenhorns ethos: you and your butcher should be on a […]

Posted: November 30 2007