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The Pastured Pig, an Unprocessed Alternative for Sustainable Meat

In 2012 my wife and I decided to shake things up. We were both overly stressed, overworked, overweight, and over our urban existence. Our lifestyle and environment were sending us down a path of misery and discomfort and we needed to make some changes. I started by growing vegetables. We added beehives and a chicken coop and it was soon beginning to look a bit like a farm. Once we had a good handle on the veggies, eggs, and honey […]

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Jesse LaFlamme with Piper, Brock, and their hens

Responsible Farming is Sustainable

So rather than becoming a large, centralized farm, we’re recruiting small family farms to join us as suppliers. We now have more than 35 family farms producing eggs for us in seven Northeastern states. They’re all good, hard-working people who are committed to family farming.

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Bison in the grass, before the well failed.

Lindner Bison’s 15% Steak Rule™

Many of us are conditioned to having any quantity of prime cuts – usually steaks – that we want, pretty much whenever we want it. Rarely, if ever, do we have to deal with the fact that a single animal has only so many steaks or roasts to give.

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Arctic Char at Pike Place Market

Choosing Sustainable Seafood

Choosing sustainable seafood is a complicated affair, made all the more difficult when one considers how processed some of these farmed fish can be. So what’s a conscientious eater to do?

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Gabe Cross is a LEED AP BD+C and Sustainability Consultant who writes at Green Cross about how and why to adopt more sustainable practices in daily life. Today Gabe shares some thoughts on the environmental impacts of our food, and how eating unprocessed fits into the picture.

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