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Healthy, Sustainable Dog Treats

Yesterday I wrote about choosing a healthy food for your dog. Like most commercial dog food, many of the dog treats out there are full of fillers and low-quality meat. Here’s a recipe for soy-free, corn-free, and wheat-free dog treats. They’re made from sardines, a fish species that’s high in omega-3 fatty acids, low in […]

July 6th

Choosing a Healthy Dog Food

Two weeks ago Becky wrote a post about natural cat food. I’m equally concerned about what I feed my dog. The ingredients in commercial dog food and treats are generally pretty questionable. Dogs have a difficult time digesting corn, soy, and wheat, but these three products are typically found at the top of popular brands’ […]

July 5th

How My Cats Joined the Clean Plate Club

We talk a lot on here about healthy eats for people, but what about for our pets? I think our pets’ health is very important. They’re a part of the family, and I want them to be healthy and happy! When the folks at Holistic Select reached out to me about trying their all natural […]

June 26th

Urban Agriculturalist: Backyard Chickens

Urban Agriculturalist is a series on the ways city and suburb dwellers use their land as a food resource. Behold Gallus Domesticus, the backyard chicken and latest slow food phenomenon. Traumatized by images of chicken warehouses, disgusted by food recalls and perhaps even longing for animal companionship, urban dwellers are becoming enthusiastic chicken owners. Urban […]

March 26th