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

Monday Morning Meat-ing

Mar. 31, 2008

We’ve been talking about meat a lot lately–mobile slaughter units, meat recalls, laptop butchershops–and we’re not the only ones.
Issue #3 of Meatpaper jut hit the stands and it’s the best one...

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Building a Mobile Slaughter Facility, part 2

Mar. 26, 2008

Last week we began exploring the question of mobile slaughter units, and their ability to provide infrastructure to small and mid-sized meat producers. Examining the history of the first ever...

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Mobile Slaughter Facilities

Mar. 20, 2008

A few articles in the month of January on mobile slaughter units around the country caught our attention and got us asking questions. Why is there a need for mobile slaughter facilities? Could the...

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Convivium Highlight:Laptop Butchershop

Mar. 10, 2008


What do you do when your favorite sustainable pork producer packs up shop, feeling that the farmers' market is not profitable enough to be worth the trip? You could cry into your Smithfield Ham,...

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Notes from our department of incredulity

Feb. 20, 2008


Note #1.
"Only in America," points out Slow Food USA staffer Cecily, "is the choice between rent and food turned into an advertising gimmick."
And a question: is just one person meant to eat the...

read more... Tags: Contaminated Food, Film/TV/Radio, Labeling, Meat, News, Current Event


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