From Backyard Chickens to Grazing Cattle

Second-year apprentice Jessica Matthews shares her journey into dairy grazing. This is the first of three blog posts. I had four day-old chicks nestled under a warm lamp in the spare room. This was my first small foray into animal husbandry, and I hadn’t realized before I brought them home that I’d need straw for […]

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Can Pastured Livestock Become a Bigger Part of Our Food System?

By Franklin Egan, Director of Education With the holiday season upon us, many of us will be coming together with our families for special meals. For those of us who include animal proteins on our plate, and even those whose decision not to is based in anything having to do with animal health or conservation […]

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