Friday Afternoon Reading A FEW ARTICLES TO GET YOU THROUGH THAT FRIDAY AFTERNOON SLUMP, WHEN, LET’S FACE IT, WE ALL KNOW YOU AREN’T ACTUALLY GOING TO GET ANYTHING PRODUCTIVE DONE. Is it possible that the overall “softness” of modern food is at least somewhat to blame for orthodontic issues? What if Georgians increased their… Read more Friday Afternoon Reading Love Links round-up for March 18, 2016
The Produce Hierarchy In the Paleo/Primal world and hell, the nutrition world in general many sources tend to come off as preachy. You should do this, you have to do this, you are going to die and grow extra digits if your meat doesn’t come from virgin unicorns raised only on the finest grasses by… Read more The Produce Hierarchy
The pig comes on Saturday. Preparations are in full swing here at the Country Boy household. For the better part of a month, we have been making a point to use up most of the various animal pieces in our freezer. This has resulted in several epic bone broth brewing ultra-marathons, a few unique new… Read more The Pig Comes on Saturday
What can you do right NOW? Quick start 6 step guide to start reclaiming a Heritage/Paleo-esque way of eating and living. Talk to someone who was alive during the Great Depression and ask them about how they ate growing up and when they first encountered a grocery store as we know it. Bonus points if they… Read more Quick Start 6 Step Guide to Heritage Eating
On January 12th, 2016 by way of a small notice in the Federal Register the U.S.D.A’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) rescinded the labeling standard, in place since 2006, for grass fed meat. This was a label that had huge amounts of support from both consumers and farms. The entire text of the AMS blurb can be… Read more USDA Grass Fed designation is the newest to disappear.
With a pen stroke on December 18th, the President acting under the will of Congress, which was acting under intense pressure from the governments of Mexico and Canada who were being bolstered by the World Trade Organization (W.T.O.), effectively eliminated one of the most popular steps forward in the food industry since Upton Sinclair wrote… Read more Country of Origin Labeling is gone. Do you know who or where your farmer is?