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.
Backyard chickens are a big part of the local food movement, but there’s a dark side to urban chicken-keeping that folks don’t talk so much about.
When I can’t buy cage-free, locally-raised eggs, I find myself staring at my grocery store’s egg shelves, trying to decipher those cryptic egg carton labels. Learn what they really mean.
That organic meat is no magic bullet shouldn’t come as any surprise.
The salmonella outbreak has spurred calls for a mandatory vaccination of hens against the bacteria. But can a vaccine fix the problems of industrial egg production?