Articles from December 2014

Sustainable Santa Has Book Suggestions for Every Conscientious Eater on Your Holiday List

Ho-ho-ho! Happy holidays to all, and to all a good read. Book 1: The Third Plate by Dan Barber It’s Santa, writing. Wee Barry Estabrook is preoccupied with putting together a new book proposal, so Santa has picked up his quill to help him out (and lighten Santa’s sleigh) by dashing off a few words about […]

What Happens When a Slaughterhouse-Bound Hog Jumps from a Truck That’s Speeding Along an Interstate Highway? Surprise, Surprise.

  Pigs will do the darnedest things. Just ask Peter Burmeister is co-owner of Burelli Farm, an operation in north-central Vermont known primarily for its organic meat chickens, though it also produces beef and a small amount of pork. To lay in a supply of the latter commodity, Burmeister was delivering a pair of hogs […]