Here in the US, many of us have grown accustomed to pale yellow egg yolks. If we saw the egg yolks from chickens raised abroad, we’d probably wonder what the heck was wrong with our eggs.
When’s the last time you looked at a menu and read that something was “sustainably sourced,” “organically grown” or “farm-to-table”? If you’re like most of us, it probably wasn’t too long ago.
Grass-based agriculture completely eliminates the need for the nitrate-rich chemicals other farmers use – if all farmers got on board, think of the time, money and water we would all save – it’s real-life evidence that cows are all you need for an effective, sustainable operation.
Lately in Iowa, there’s been a lot of conversation around clean water. The discussion is largely about whether lawmakers can fix the problem – and if so, how.
They say ignorance is bliss, but many people are starting to disagree – especially when it comes to what they’re eating. A recent study from Technomic found that people are increasingly becoming more concerned with what exactly is in their food (a trend we at Heartland are completely on board with).