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twilight greenaway
Writing about people, power, & nature — mostly through the lens of food & farming. Contributing editor . Fan of democracy, complexity, & big questions
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Tom Philpott 7h
Special Bite episode on Hurricane Florence. on growing hundreds of thousands of birds on contract when a raging storm hits; t& the Nuese Riverkeeper, describes the jaw-dropping gushers of hog shit that are flowing into floodwater.
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"The new housing at Blue House Farm is one of seven farmworker housing projects funded by the county, and there are four additional ones in the pipeline, Horsley said."
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Zoë Schlanger Sep 19
New hog poop lagoon numbers: • 21 have poop flowing out of them • 67 are likely to overflow soon • 17 are flooded • 5 have been structurally breached
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"For 60 yrs, we’ve approached the obesity epidemic like a fad dieter: If we just try the exact same thing one more time, we'll get a different result." Thanks for this, .
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Lela Nargi Sep 18
Of paramount importance to getting and staying in business—if you're a farmer—is land access. My latest for , on an investment co. that aims to help in the organic sector
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Ashoka Mukpo Sep 18
Wrote about the Guatemalan activists tracking down parents who were deported after being separated from their children
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Maryn McKenna Sep 17
Oh, this is bad. Poultry company Sanderson Farms says 1.7 million chickens have drowned on its contracted farms in NC and more than 6 million more can't be accounted for because farms are cut off by water; unclear if the birds have drowned, or are alive but feed can't reach them.
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Sarah Sax Sep 18
As I reported on Friday, the worst may yet still be to come. Rivers in NC are just starting to crest today and flooding will continue. Dozens of lagoons have been affected already and over 50 lagoons are at - or close to - capacity. Thats a lot of shit with nowhere to go.
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Christina Cooke Sep 18
Hurricane Florence’s heavy rains + ongoing major flooding has caused one NC hog lagoon to breach and 4 others to be flooded.
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twilight greenaway Sep 17
"Data from hog waste disposal permits shows at least 45 active North Carolina farms are located in 100-year and 500-year floodplains."
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twilight greenaway Sep 17
"Succession implies that farm ownership only moves in one direction and erases the context of land & people. The question I ask myself is: What is the verse that I want to offer to the ancestral story of this place?" Lovely meditation from
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Civil Eats Sep 15
We're throwing a party and you're invited
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Richard Waite Sep 13
Alec Baldwin: will people change their diets in the US? Jane Goodall: I see it changing already. I used to get weird looks when I ordered vegetarian meals, not anymore...
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Civil Eats Sep 13
We’re thrilled to have so many female chefs participating at our annual celebration: of School Night, of Cow Marlowe, Gayle Pirie of , of Tartine Bakery, the cheesemakers at + more
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Deena Shanker Sep 14
a lot of news in this story about perdue, coleman and niman ranch! slow growing chickens out later this year! coleman pork gets american humane certification! better pay for chicken farmers? maybe.
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Naomi Starkman Sep 14
“Florence’s path includes the two counties, Duplin and Sampson, with the highest concentration of pork production in a state that produces a lot of pork. North Carolina has 9.7 million pigs, producing almost 10 billion gallons of manure annually.”
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Dan Barber Sep 11
baby carrots, big problem
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twilight greenaway Sep 11
It’s like “we are suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder that never gets ‘post. I sit with my family and we jiggle, we’re so nervous. We’re paralyzed with anxiety.” Thanks for this crucial breakdown,
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Katy Mamen Sep 8
“This is a moment in time that invites a movement... It’s about whether the laws serve democratic ends.” ❤️❤️❤️
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