True Cost of Pork

True Cost of Pork

So Many Pigs, So Little Fresh Air.   Most farmers make great neighbors. But if your farm includes thousands of pigs confined to buildings, and stinky outdoor anaerobic lagoons to hold all the pig waste, it’s difficult to be neighborly.   A jury just...
Is The Grass Green Enough?

Is The Grass Green Enough?

Despite all the talk about cows being a major culprit in our weather woes, cattle, AND thus humans eating beef, can be a force for good in the world. The negatives associated with cattle are a management matter rather than an inherent cow issue.   Throughout all...
Beware of Beef Labels

Beware of Beef Labels

Grassfed or Grass Finished Beef? As the public has become more aware that “grassfed” beef has greater health benefits than the “feedlot” beef typically found in supermarkets and restaurants, advertising word games have begun. In fact,...
Amazon buys Whole Foods

Amazon buys Whole Foods

In the past, the Pettit Pastures blog has mostly been an update about what has been happening on the farm. Starting with this post, we have decided to change the format a bit. We will still give an abbreviated farm update, but in addition, we will be adding...
The Beef About What Cows Eat!

The Beef About What Cows Eat!

Jennifer Sygo is a dietitian at the Cleveland Clinic Canada. She wrote an article titled “The Beef About What Cows Eat”. In the article, she states that Grass fed beef is healthy for you if it is properly raised. However, because there is no governing body...

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