Friday, March 19, 2010

join the fray

Lots of scrappy talk going on here about the Hogget Cook Off!


Blogger Duck said...

I've attended the "funeral" of lots of birds... Chickens, ducks, turkeys... Eaten most of them too.

But I have yet to actually swing the axe.

That's next. If I can know them in life and *after* death, I can know them as they die as well.

If I'm going to be a farmer of some sort, I need to know what to do at all stages! :)

March 19, 2010 at 10:45 AM  
Blogger Abi said...

my, my, my what a debate! i can understand both sides and ultimately it's just a personal choice it seems. what feels right for your body and/or your soul. but, you can't argue with the more people who know and understand where their food comes from (whether it is veggies or meat) the better.

March 19, 2010 at 1:29 PM  
Blogger CallieK said...

There's restaurant here in Toronto called Cowbell that practices 'Tip to tail' butchery to serve in the restaurant. Joel from Well Preserved did a whole series of posts on his experience with the class they offer- it's worth a read!

March 19, 2010 at 5:42 PM  
Blogger Elizabeth said...

Whoa. What a discussion! Politics, religion and what we eat.... all topics of heat and fury. I'm sure if most people had to supply every bite that went on their tables like the pioneer families that settled our lands, we would not be having these conversations. Somehow survival puts life in perspective.

March 20, 2010 at 9:54 AM  
Blogger BJ Gingles said... least the people on your blog are more respectful of one another. There seemed to be quite a few heated exchanges. At least people are examining the issue which is better than continuing on in ignorance.

You hit a nerve.

March 20, 2010 at 5:05 PM  

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