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Is Cage-Free Really Better?

Listening to Spotify and this ad for bottled water come up. A young women is talking to the grocery clerk about her food choices. And this is one of them, “Cage-free? 33 more words

Buying Eggs: Cage-Free to Pasture-Raised and Everything In Between

When I was growing up, I only remember a couple kinds of eggs being available at the grocery store: Grade A Large and Grade A Extra Large, brown or white.   738 more words

Food

On the Radio: Environmental impacts of egg production

May 12, 2015

This week’s On the Radio segment looks at an Iowa State University study on the environmental impact of different practices used in egg production. 263 more words

Iowa

Cage Free Ain't Foolin' Me No More (Athens Locally Grown Rocks!)

I’ve been a vegetarian all of my adult life, about 13-14 years now. It’s hard to say what prompted little ole Christine to stop eating meat at a young. 674 more words

Educate Yourself

Depression Chicken ’n Dumplin’s

My mother raised chickens in our backyard. Not pets. Not rescued fowl. She had two purposes for tending her chickens with extreme care―eggs and meat. She chose laying hens with the best production record and brooding hens who mothered their chicks.  275 more words

Violet Carr Moore

Hipsters, Labels, and Being Weird

“The choice-obsessed modern West is probably more accommodating to individuals who choose to eat differently than any culture has ever been, but ironically, the utterly unselective omnivore–“I’m easy; I’ll eat anything”–can appear more socially sensitive than the individual who tries to eat in a way that is good for society” 875 more words