Lamb Chops Made In Feed Lots?

Yes, Virginia, lamb chops also come from feed lots. Or should I say, they come through feed lots? It’s true that many lamb chops start out on the hoof in bucolic pastures and forage on mountain ranges. It’s also true that some ranchers like the ones we met from Meeker sell lamb directly to local markets […]

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Ewe* to You: Wool From Farmers and Ranchers

Farms and ranches are where wool products get their start. Most of you know this, but just in case you don’t,  the video below shows how wool is removed from the animal (to be processed and woven into cloth). My point? There’s a whole lot more to making that wool suit you wear than buying fabric, […]

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On the Hoof in Meeker: Lamb Chops Made There Too

This is a follow up to yesterday’s blog about the sad fact that many folks these days don’t even think about where their food comes from when they support policies and agency regulations that hurt American farmers’ and ranchers’ ability to stay in business. As you will see in this video, these ranchers in Meeker, Colorado and […]

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On the Hoof in Winters: Lamb Chops (And Other Crops) Made Here

Alarmingly, many folks these days don’t even think about where their food comes from when they support policies and agency regulations that hurt American farmers’ and ranchers’ ability to stay in business. That’s got to change – and very soon – before we lose our ability to produce food and fiber. As you will see in this […]

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Wisdom from Dr. King: Leaders Listen

“A riot is at bottom the language of the unheard.” Martin Luther King In recent years we’ve had our share (and then some) of violent verbal jousting in public (and media) discourse, rioting in the streets, and electoral revolt. America has been buffeted first one way and then the other by competing parties and ideology. Too few […]

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