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Sustainable Summer Grilling

You'll find most of what you need for sustainable grilling at your local farmers market: grass-fed meat and locally grown, preferably organic, vegetables and fruits. Although "sustainable grilling" sometimes refers to what fuels the grill - charcoal, gas, or even solar power - here we're interested in what’s cooking on it.

Animal Feed

Unlike sustainable farmers who raise animals on pasture, industrial livestock producers rely on grain-based feed, which often includes many unsavory additives. Learn how this affects animals and humans.

Glossary of Meat Production Methods

You want to eat better but all those labels are so confusing - what can you do? Carry this handy glossary when you shop to find the best food for you and your family.

Questions to Ask a Hog Farmer

Asking questions is the best way to ensure that you're purchasing sustainably raised, healthy foods, and supporting sustainable farmers. Here are some questions to get you started.

Damning New Study Demonstrates Harm to Animals Raised on GMO Feed

Just when you thought the market for controversy over genetically modified organisms (GMOs) was completely saturated, a new study published in the Journal of Organic Systems finds that pigs raised on a mixed diet of GM corn and GM soy had higher rates of digestive and reproductive health problems.

Questions to Ask

Asking questions is the best way to ensure that you're purchasing sustainably raised, healthful foods and supporting sustainable farmers. Here are some questions to get you started.

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