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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

Not All The Crap Is In The Lagoon / Facebook Post, Whatcom Hawk, Wendy Harris

19 hrs August 13, 2015  Wendy Harris

Oh Yoo hoo… Whatcom Dairy Families. Everyone is talking about CAFO regulations right now so I went looking at your new website. 119 more words


Washington is Powered By Cows / Facebook Post, Whatcom Hawk, Wendy Harris

14 hrs  August 11, 2015  Wendy Harris

Hey look, right on the heels of tomorrow’s webinar on the new preliminary CAFO (confined animal feedings operation) permit requirements, which expired in 2011, the dairy industry is again running their “sponsored content”, which is what the Herald calls a paid advertisement that is written to look like an article. 173 more words


Stop Eating CAFO Chicken -- Antibiotics Not Protected and Disease Rampant

Antimicrobial resistance is one of the greatest threats to global public health today. Unfortunately, instead of getting better, the problem is worsening to the point that the World Health Organization (WHO) has stated we are facing a “post-antibiotic era.”

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Idaho Ag-Gag Law Declared Unconstitutional

Today Idaho’s ag-gag law was struck down in a major decision by Judge B. Lynn Winmill, who declared the law in violation of the First Amendment protections for free speech. 617 more words

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It Takes a Team...

Where does your food come from?

Apart from food that is completely home raised and never leaves the farm, it takes a team of people to get it from… 559 more words