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Reflections, insights and news about the food movement and “going Slow”

A Meeting about Meat

Sep. 10, 2008

Consumers (ahem, co-producers) are getting wiser about meat.

They are asking questions about where it comes from, how it was raised, and how it was killed. They are demanding grass-fed beef and...

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Labeling, Meat


More Slaughterhouse Diaries

Aug. 18, 2008

by Slow Food USA staffer Cecily Upton
As the Slow Food in Schools Coordinator, you can usually find me sitting at my desk in Brooklyn, writing emails and talking on the phone. I spend a lot of...

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The Mobile Slaughter Facility, Up Close (Part 4)

May. 16, 2008

by Slow Food USA staffer Jerusha Klemperer
Throughout March and April we covered the Island Grown Farmers Cooperative, in the San Juan Islands, and its USDA certified mobile slaughter facility. ...

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Bart Simpson Has a Cow

Apr. 29, 2008

While network television is rarely a topic of discussion here, Sunday night’s episode of “The Simpsons” proves that awareness of industrial agriculture practices might be growing in the minds of...

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Film/TV/Radio, Meat


Mobile Slaughter Facilities - Part 3!

Apr. 23, 2008

A few weeks ago, we began to explore the concept of a mobile slaughter unit as the solution to small scale farmers having no place within driving distance to process their sustainable, grass-fed...

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