People are very clearly more and more saying they don’t want chemicals and drugs in their food system. That is so clear, it’s so loud and clear. And the mainstream beef industry is still not getting that message.
Nicolette Hahn Niman hopes her book will show the way forward for the beef industry. Her suggestion? Put as many cows on grass as possible.
You’ll see kale at local farmers markets this time of year. We’ve got a recipe where you eat it raw.
California is king when it comes to growing kale, but farmers there are struggling with the on-going drought. Harvest Public Media looks at why Midwest farmers have been unable to pick up the slack.
And, Jerry and Paula Perron became farmers after they retired.
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Stories On This Episode
Things were different fifty-years-ago when fruit and vegetable production was a larger part of Midwest farming. Now it’s all about corn and soybeans.
Author and rancher Nicolette Hahn Niman says her book "Defending Beef" is a constructive criticism of the beef industry.
Jerry and Paula Perron of J&P Heritage Farm have grown their retirement hobby into a small, pork-producing business
Giving the kale a good, thorough back rub for this recipe. It tenderizes it and make it easier to chew.