James McWilliams

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What’s the Beef?

by James McWilliams | Thu, Apr 26, 2012 at 16:09 CST
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PTSD in the Slaughterhouse

There are approximately 1,100 federally inspected slaughterhouses in the United States, about 70 of which are in Texas. Most are in hinterlands such as Mineola, Muenster and Windthorst. The majority of these facilities slaughter and process animals, collectively employing thousands … Read More

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Urban Chic(k)

Do the drawbacks of eating backyard eggs outweigh the benefits?

Nobody knows exactly how many Austinites keep backyard chickens. We do know, however, that this movement is more than a passing fad in a city with a strong locavore community. Asked about the upsurge in local demand for chicks, the … Read More

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A Greens Revolution

Over the past decade a powerful group of writers has revolutionized how we contemplate food. In essence, they’ve taught us the importance of eating local. In response, an equally powerful group of consumers has echoed the “Eat Local” mantra with … Read More