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News from Tracy Worcester

Local residents and campaigners have written to Derbyshire County Council to urge councillors to reject the Foston ‘factory farm’ which would house 2,500 sows, producing 1,000 pigs a week. 332 more words

Tracy Worcester

The joy of scrumping

The pigs have done very nicely out of the hundreds of apples friends and family members have donated to us over the past few months. The trio have benefitted from at least two each every day (and, ultimately, we believe this also gives their pork a sweet flavour) until the last couple of weeks when supplies have started to dry up and the lower parts of trees are bare of fruit. 184 more words


Reaching Out With a Rare Breed

AKC Gazette breed column—Giving the public opportunities to meet a rare breed can be the key to its survival.

A rare-breed dog is often a delight to own and an enigma to people unfamiliar with them. 574 more words

Terra Madre Part 1: Slow Meat

Sunday Night: It’s 11:30pm and I’m boarding trusty bus #31 back to the Hotel Rivoli, my temporary home and the “college dormitory” of the Slow Food USA delegation. 775 more words

Slow Food

The Galloway as a Hobby Horse

The relationship between the Fell Pony and the Scottish Galloway has never been clear to me.  I have read that they are one and the same, with Fells often called ‘galloways’ by older breeders.  508 more words

Fell Ponies

A butcher engaged in big ideas, not big claims

I’ve done quite a lot of banging on on this blog about Marrickville butcher Feather and Bone and how wonderful they are. Anyone would think I was on their marketing team! 1,131 more words

Ethical Meat