Jeremy Bernfeld



Mon December 9, 2013
The Salt

'In Meat We Trust' Argues We Got The Meat Industry We Asked For

Originally published on Wed December 11, 2013 8:36 am


The meat on your dinner table probably didn't come from a happy little cow that lived a wondrous life out on rolling green hills. It probably also wasn't produced by a robot animal killer hired by an evil cabal of monocle-wearing industrialists.

Truth is, the meat industry is complicated, and it's impossible to understand without a whole lot of context. That's where Maureen Ogle comes in. She's a historian and the author of In Meat We Trust: An Unexpected History of Carnivore America.

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Tue October 1, 2013

Farmers In Limbo – Again – As Farm Bill Expires

Without a farm bill in place, farmers all over country are left to guess at what federal policy will look like.
Credit Frank Morris / Harvest Public Media

The farm bill expired at midnight on Monday, leaving farmers and ranchers across the country guessing at what federal farm policy will look like when they next put their crops in the ground.

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Sun September 1, 2013

My Farm Roots: Community Counts

Matt Pauly grew up in rural Kansas. After living in Europe and Asia, he moved back to the Midwest and now lives in Lawrence, Kan.
Credit Jeremy Bernfeld / Harvest Public Media

Matt Pauly has traveled the world  – he’s lived in New York, Paris, South Korea – but he’s still a farm boy at heart.

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Thu July 11, 2013

Food Aid Split From Farm Bill

Many farmers are resigned to being unable to depend on rock-solid federal farm policy.
Credit Frank Morris / Harvest Public Media


Thu June 20, 2013

House Votes Down Farm Bill

The farm bill encompasses all manor of food and agriculture policy.
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