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The APCs of 'What is Wrong with my Chicken Dinner?'

Today’s blog starts to touch on some of the reasons that people are turning way from the chicken found at the grocery store and seeking out alternative sources. 1,749 more words

Raising Pigs or Widgets?

“Having a good day? Are you alright?” The pleasant TSA man pushing me asks.

“Yep! ” I reply from my wheelchair.

We approach an elevator and a cute couple pushing their child onto it. 344 more words

Change: Small Farms to Industrial Farms

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Change.”

This week, our governor appointed Marty Myers, manager of Threemile Canyon Farms, to the Oregon Board of Agriculture.

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Deadline Sept 30 to weigh in on CAFO planned for Lake Superior

On February 13, 2015, the Department of Natural Resources received a final Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (WPDES) permit application for Badgerwood, LLC, a proposed Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) in Bayfield County. 221 more words

Lake Superior

The Dangers of Overcooked and Undercooked Meat

The most dangerous type of meat is meat from factory farms. This type of meat is often described as coming from confined animal feeding operations (CAFO). 171 more words


Do You Know Where Your Meat Comes From?

I’m increasingly troubled by our treatment of the farm animals that eventually make it to our tabletops. I say “our treatment” because, even though I’m not a farmer, I eat animals and therefore contribute to perpetuation of whatever system delivers them to me. 730 more words

Paleo Movement

Water: the Common Good

Last week I had the opportunity to attend a public hearing for a CAFO permit. The farm would like to expand their current dairy herd, but must receive a CAFO permit before surpassing 1000 animal units. 646 more words