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iEat Green – Clark Barlowe- Heirloom Restaurant – 11.10.16

Clark began his culinary career in his hometown of Lenoir, NC, where his family, which can be traced back 7 generations in North Carolina, was a constant source of inspiration for traditional Southern cooking techniques and ingredients.  Before attending Johnson and Wales in Charlotte, NC, Clark worked at a small local eatery, Bud’s Pub, in Lenoir.  While attending culinary school …

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TOM PHILPOTT – Hurricane Matthew Killed Millions of Farm Animals in North Carolina

Rivers in eastern North Carolina, still swollen from Hurricane Matthew’s downpours, are flooding a region that teems with hog and poultry farms. As many as 5 million chickens and turkeys had already died as of Wednesday, Reuters reports. The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality has so far not released an estimate of hog deaths, but they could be steep. …

Laws to Shut People Up on Animal Abuse, Now Used to Cover Up Day Care & Nursing Home Abuse – John Vibes

First they came for the animal rights activists….. A recent report pointed out that laws which are used to prevent animal rights activists from exposing inhumane practices at factory farms, can also be used to prevent whistleblowers that attempt to expose corruption at other facilities, like daycare centers or nursing homes, for example. The controversial ag-gag laws do not just …