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Please Eat Cows

Animal agriculture, we hear over and over, is horrific for the environment and horrific for the livestock involved. Yet most of us can’t or won’t change our ways. There may be a general sense that beef is horrible, but there is a literal sense that steak is delicious.

Once More to the Garden (Then to the Trout Streams): ...

I wonder if Mr. Big in the sky would be willing to give us a Do-Over.

Diet, meet Butter

What did Grandma really eat?

An “Industrial” Farmer Challenges Michael Pollan

Michael Pollan doesn't know what he's talking about and neither do the millions of his soft-handed readers. So says a farmer here. One wonders,...

I Did Taste!

Under consideration: Michael Pollan, The Omnivor's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals, Penguin (2006), 464 pages; and In Defense of Food: An Eater's...

The Rediscovery of Agriculture?

RINGOES, NJ. Recently, a friend and I visited Polyface Farm outside Staunton, Virginia. Polyface is owned and operated by Joel Salatin, whose parents...