Lamb, anchovies, and environmental dilemmas.

Tender, juicy lamb is almost synonymous with spring, thanks to a combination of religious symbolism, shepherding ancestors, and heavy marketing by the world’s sheep industry associations. Pound for pound, though, typical supermarket lamb is one of the most environmentally destructive meats, unless you actually happen to live in a shepherding community. Local, pasture-raised […]

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Why sourdough starter makes a better pet than chickens

Forget backyard chickens. The perfect pet for your urban homestead is a jar of sourdough starter. Like chickens, a sourdough starter will thrive on a diet of grain and water, fluff up with excitement when you feed it, and reward you by producing delicious, healthy food for your family. But […]

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