The compassionate carnivore: or, how to keep animals happy, save Old Macdonald's Farm, reduce your hoofprint, and still eat meat
From a distressing lesson about her favorite Minnesota State Fair food (pork-chop-on-a-stick) to the surprising gratitude that came from eating an animal she'd raised and loved, Friend takes us on a wild and woolly ride through her small farm (with several brief detours into life on factory farms), along the way raising questions such as: What are the differences between factory, conventional, sustainable, and organic farms, and more importantly, why do we need to understand those differences? What do all those labelsfrom organic to local to grass fed and pasture raisedreally mean? If you're buying from a small farmer, what are the key questions to ask? How do you find that small farmer, and what's the best way to help her help you?
In the same witty and warm style that characterized her memoir Hit by a Farm, Friend uses her perspective as a sustainable farmer and carnivore to consider meat animals' quality of lifewhile still supporting the choice to eat meat. Regardless of whether you eat meat once a day, once a week, or once a year, your perspective of what goes on your plateand in your mouthwill never be the same.
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|Grouping Title||compassionate carnivore or how to keep animals happy save old macdonalds farm reduce your hoofprint|
|Grouping Author||friend catherine|
|Last Grouping Update||2019-12-31 17:31:16PM|
|Last Indexed||2020-01-20 04:44:44AM|
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Consumers -- Attitudes
|title_display||The compassionate carnivore : or, how to keep animals happy, save Old Macdonald's Farm, reduce your hoofprint, and still eat meat|
|title_full||The compassionate carnivore : or, how to keep animals happy, save Old Macdonald's Farm, reduce your hoofprint, and still eat meat / Catherine Friend|
|title_short||The compassionate carnivore|
|title_sub||or, how to keep animals happy, save Old Macdonald's Farm, reduce your hoofprint, and still eat meat|