When life hands you backyard chickens (yep, it's a trend), you make a lot of omelettes. But I'll skip on the roasted hen for now.
Take that, Phelps: Polar bears can swim wicked far -- like, 30 miles is easy, and 96 miles is common. One female bear tracked by a USGS study swam nearly 220 miles over 10 days. Such marathon aquatic skills will come in... read more >
Food fears: Worried about the new case of mad cow disease found in California earlier this week? Don’t be. There are plenty of food safety issues -- from E. coli to contaminated milk -- that should be much higher on your... read more >
Five greenreads to enjoy while constructing your maypole:Lee Van Der Voo in the New York Times on retirement plans for chickens: What do you do when your hen is too old to lay eggs but too much of a pet to eat for dinner?... read more >
I stop just shy of being a full-on paranoiac when it comes to industrially-produced meat. As I’ve written here before, I avoid fast food. My kids, to their great irritation, are banned from eating hamburgers in restaurants... read more >