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Photo by Lori L. Stalteri
By Aimee Colf, Horticulture Agent, Anson Cooperative Extension
The definition of acceptable “organic” methods may vary greatly between gardeners because no standard definition exists for organic gardening at the homeowner level. Meanwhile, commercial growers must complete an organic certification process and adhere to National Organic Standards. These growers rely on the Organic [...] Learn More >>
Using the Whole Chicken
Chicken Butchery Basics
by Meredith Leigh, author of The Ethical Meat Handbook
Learning to use the whole chicken (or other bird) is one of the most foundational things you can do to support ethical meat. Why? It ensures that the farmer can profit from the entire animal, eliminates processing fees from the equation, and contributes to a [...] Learn More >>
Food Labels 101: Organic, Cage-Free, Grass fed, Natural
What exactly do all these terms and claims really mean, and how do you know which ones are trustworthy?
by Callie Casteel, Animal Welfare Approved certifies and supports independent family farmers raising their animals to the highest animal welfare standards, outdoors on pasture and range. AWA is a program of A Greener World.
In general, unless the [...] Learn More >>