A Step Closer to Banning Factory FarmsIt is no secret that factory farms produce a vast majority of the nation’s meat. There are over 25,000 factory farms in the United States, and meatpacking is dominated by just a few corporations. Just four companies process 85 percent of all the beef in the U.S. and...
Slow Food Leaders: Aretta Begay
Everyone should be mindful of the history of food. So many American foods stem from wild edible native American foods.
Growing the Next Generation of Family Farmers with Snailblazer Greg Gunthorp
Fourth generation hog farmer Greg Gunthorp sold his first hog to a restaurant twenty years ago. Since then he has become a leader in sustainable, family-farming practices in a region that has become dominated by large-scale factory farms. Greg highlights the importance of small-scale farming and some of the advantages it still holds over big agra.
Four Slow Food Presidia That Inspired Us
Recent discoveries from an Italian company focused on Presidia-centered tours.
To Save Rural Iowa, We Need to Make Healthy Food a Right
Industrial agriculture that favors corporate interests comes at the expense of our rural communities. Austin Frerick describes the current situation in Iowa.