Browsing the "CAFO’s" Tag

Farm Boy to Vegetarian: Confessions of a Modern Hypocrite

December 15th, 2011 | by Guest Contributor

Growing up on a small farm taught me a thing or two about meat. The cattle, pigs and chickens on my family's farm really did enjoy lives close to the ones featured in today's slick advertising. Right up until my dad's axe came down on the chicken's scrawny necks or the butcher drove up and put a bullet between Bessie's eyes.


Chicken Stock Done Right

December 2nd, 2010 | by Heather Green

Every other recipe calls for chicken stock, but anyone using store-bought cans or soups of it is missing out on the wholesomeness and richness of the real thing. Moreover, store-bought chicken and beef stock use animals raised in CAFOs, or Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations, the bane of animals, the entire world’s meat industry, our environment, and our bodies. Here are some tips for finding more ethical meat, including a recipe for no-fail chicken stock!



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