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  • Connecticut's Small Dairy Farmers Unsure Of Impact Of Farm Bill

    Connecticut's Small Dairy Farmers Unsure Of Impact Of Farm Bill
    It's a classic congressional cluster flop. You've got partisan political clashes; regional conflicts; huge subsidies; lobbying cash; industries fractured by disputes; House and Senate rivalries; government gridlock.
  • Free-range turkey farmers serve niche market during holidays

    Free-range turkey farmers serve niche market during holidays
    Erika Maier's family thought she was "nuts" for spending nearly $200 for her Thanksgiving turkey. But once the mother of two served the slow-roasted bird garnished with butter, salt and pepper to her 19-member family last year, they instantly begged for...

    Seeding a forest for eating in Clifton Park

    Seeding a forest for eating in Clifton Park
    Once it was a garden, then a bramble-choked thicket of invasive trees. And soon, Eric Kelly hopes, this plot in Clifton Park will become a forest full of edible plants — fruit trees, vegetables and tubers, berries and herbs. The project, known...

    'Case for Sustainable Meat' takes on many sacred cows

    When food guru Michael Pollan recently tweeted in support of Nicolette Hahn Niman's new book, "Defending Beef: The Case for Sustainable Meat Production," the protest that followed made it perfectly obvious why such a book is necessary. "A Cattle Rancher...

    Carefully consider treatment options when diagnosed with early stage breast cancer

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I just found out I have stage I breast cancer, and I'm trying to decide on the kind of surgery I'll have. My doctor says I could have either a mastectomy or a lumpectomy. I'm leaning toward a lumpectomy. But how do you know if a...