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Tapeworm Economy Threatens Food Supply

Sucking the Life Blood from Family Farm Agriculture By Mike Callicrate | March 5, 2013 “Our ground beef comes from Stampede Meat Company in Chicago, it’s delivered by Sysco, and we need enough volume for 2,000 locations.” This was the … Continue reading

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Mike Callicrate featured in “Foodopoly” by Wenonah Hauter

Foodopoly: The Battle Over the Future of Food and Farming in America Wenonah Hauter grew up on a family farm that her husband runs today as a Community Supported Agriculture Project (CSA), which is part of the growing local food … Continue reading

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Edible Schoolyard Project: Continuing the Conversation with Mike Callicrate

Watch Mike Callicrate’s recent presentation at UC Berkeley with Edible Education 103: Edible Education 103: The Politics and Economics of Meat by Mike Callicrate and Bob Martin with Michael Pollan Sponsorships Edible Education is a lecture course at UC Berkeley, … Continue reading

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Edible Education 103: The Politics and Economics of Meat by Mike Callicrate and Bob Martin with Michael Pollan at UC Berkeley

Published October 19, 2012 | Updated October 22, 2012 Lecturers MIKE CALLICRATE is an independent cattle producer, business entrepreneur, and political activist. He serves as an outspoken leader in addressing the rural, social, and cultural impacts of current economic trends. … Continue reading

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BIG FOOD – hiding within the walls of our institutions of higher education

Last week I spoke at Ole Miss in Oxford, Mississippi for Food Day. Aramark, along with Chick-Fil-A, Subway and other national franchise feeders provide the meals. With one of the country’s best independent bookstores just a few blocks away on … Continue reading

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