A smart and compassionate young farmer walks her customers through the tough business of slaughtering and processing their turkeys so they really understand how a life becomes meat. And how to give thanks for that life.
Did you think ol' Jack DeCoster was the one bad egg spoiling the U.S. egg industry? Think again. A Humane Society investigation reveals the ugly truth.
We set aside our knee-jerk curmudgeonliness and asked other food professionals how they make Thanksgiving interesting for themselves. Because, while this holiday for us has always been more about the company than the meal, we knew these folks would serve …
When the peace-loving Arthur Morgan School community in North Carolina decided to raise and kill our own turkeys, we found ourselves in the throes of an ethical debate about eating meat.
U.S. school food operations are at the end of the line when it comes to adopting modern technology. And that helps account for why they have trouble making ends meet under the federally-funded school meals program.
I wanted the full Thanksgiving experience: turkey hunting, visiting farms, bringing a bird home to my backyard -- and killing it and serving it to the family.
Boulder offers a rare glimpse into the carefully choreographed steps that must be taken to accomplish radical change in a large school district's food service. It's a work in progress.