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My Heaven, Cow Heaven

I live at the foot of the Western Slope of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado. Snowmelt provides an amazing amount of water to the Gunnison River Basin, as is evident by the acres and acres of hay pastures and small herds of grazing cows. 427 more words


Preparing For the Fall Run...

The month of August can mostly be described as the calm before the storm at the feed yard. It is during this time that we finish up maintenance projects in preparation for… 463 more words


Pink Slime Returns: The Embodiment of Industrial Agriculture

Pink slime is a good litmus test to determine whether or not someone is comfortable with the current state of our conventional, industrial food system. 762 more words

Food Security

Health and wellness simplified: A beginners guide, step one.

 Step One: Stop eating conventional meat. Instead eat grass-fed, organic, and antibiotic free meat.

I went back and forth on step one. Step one had to be powerful, meaningful, and extremely important. 1,225 more words


Responsible Sourcing -- It shouldn't be a marketing ploy...

Thoughtful Thursday

Everyone wants to eat food that has been responsibly raised. Taking care of our Earth and the animals that roam on it is a priority for the vast majority of us.  341 more words


Dawn Through Megan's Camera Lens...

My cowboy is on vacation this week, so my favorite blonde cowgirl and I started the week by checking cattle at the feed yard Sunday morning.  49 more words


Monsanto-funded USFRA trolling food blogs (like this one). Again.

Look what just showed up in my inbox..

Texas Farm Bureau and the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance is hosting the Food Dialogues: Austin Sept. 18. 305 more words