Sustainability

Beating the Baby Food Crisis

With headlines screaming of a shortage in baby formula, I can’t resist weighing in. I know this is one of the highly politicized stories of the day, but I’ll try to stay out of the political “weeds” surrounding this topic. Stick with me to the end and I’ll share a few resources. As always, there’s a high probability of there… Read More

Concerning Food Shortages

At this point you’ve probably been exposed to the circulating speculation regarding food shortages. This is concerning, especially given it could come on something of a global scale. But as always, I’m inclined to take a rational view of potential crises (I’ve been accused of being lackadaisical in my responses to intense situations). First and foremost, the driver of a… Read More

Fear Not

Reading or listening to the news these days is to tune in to a litany of uncertainties. From the inability to buy certain products to rising costs of necessities to potential food shortages to nasty division/hate. Truth is, “the news” seems to relish crisis, be it Covid, shortages of essentials, or war in Ukraine. Although I’ve already touched on some… Read More

The Importance of Water

Most of us share a common problem. That is, we don’t drink enough water. If you’re like me, you simply forget to drink water, especially when you’re busy. I’ve joked that my thirst mechanism doesn’t work, but all jokes aside, in recent years I’ve learned that’s actually true. If you lose the habit of not drinking regularly you become sub-clinically… Read More

6 Tips to Saving Money on Quality Foods

The first subject on my mind this morning is the sad matter of a price increase. Due to rising costs of packaging—largely driven by a hike in transportation costs—we’re forced to raise the price of our dairy as well as some meat cuts. Milk jug costs have risen sharply in the last few months, and although we’ve absorbed it as… Read More

The Grass-fed Difference –

While we believe in–and constantly talk about–the health benefits and environmental value of pastured animal proteins, it becomes necessary and beneficial to revisit the “WHY” from time to time. Today we’re offering some detail on the “WHY” of grass-fed (and of course, grass-finished) beef. Here goes…. GRASS-fed: Provides every cow over 100,000 sq. ft. of fresh pasture via daily moves to… Read More

Opting Out

Call it swimming upstream, bucking the system, or perhaps being a rogue. I, however, prefer to simply call it “opting out.” In short, it’s taking the road less traveled; “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” – Robert Frost Most folks shrink from the thought of… Read More

The True Measure of Food Quality

At Pasture to Fork, we have plenty to say about Corporate Food’s sleazy labeling tricks, which makes the pseudo food produced in their laboratories and food factories out to be not only desirable, but quite healthy as well. And I must say, even for a real-food-passionate person like myself, a walk down grocery store aisles—especially at mealtime—instigates a level of… Read More

Growing Sturdy Children

We Believe… when a life form is given what it needs, purged of what it doesn’t need, and put in an environment where stress is minimal and nature prevalent, it has the capacity to heal itself. I get enthusiastic about a number of concepts and ideas (is having too many interests a thing?), but the study of epigenetics is especially… Read More