Last week, I met one of my food heroes and teachers — Joel Salatin — the lunatic farmer of Polyface Farms in Virginia. Never heard of him? Let’s fix that.
A few weeks ago, a herd of cattle in central Texas died after grazing on a field of bermudagrass. The diagnosis took a while because the USDA wanted to be sure, but the answer is certain – the cattle died of cyanide produced by the grass.
A new study published in Nature this week found that grazing animals on grasslands reduced the amount of nitrous oxide released by those grasslands. Nitrous oxide is the third most [ … ]
When it comes to eating, I have come to accept the fact that I am a grazer. This analogy is quite fitting given that I am an herbivore, I suppose. [ … ]