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Quote: Originally Posted by iammatt ... Just to be clear, I'm not arguing that we'd see no large scale industrial agriculture in the absence of subsidies, just that we'd see less. But I am making the argument that the relationship is causal (eliminating subsidies would increase the price of large-scale agriculture, thus decreasing the quantity of large-scale agriculture) and I'm not sure what you mean when you say it's not. You've argued...
Oh, duh, here's another important one: any policy that mitigates risk (e.g., price floors) reduces the need for diversification and promotes large-scale production of one crop.
Sure, just think that smaller, more specialized farms would be more competitive. Off the top of my head, examples of subsidies that favor industrial farming disproportionally are building roads and subsidizing gas (this makes transportation over longer distance cheaper), subsidizing electricity (this makes refrigeration cheaper), subsidizing "staple" crops like corn over niche ones like unusual hop varieties or heirloom tomatoes (subsidizing water probably has the same...
Quote: Originally Posted by Grayland This has been going on for generations and unless you grew up on a farm, or had hippy parents, your beef has been corn-fed (Canada is basically the same as the US - I've spoken with their beef council too). There is that old saying that you never want to see the process of laws being passed or sausage being made. There is no way to lovingly slaughter an animal. Lucky for us, we're at the top of the food chain. Tis...
No, but my ex bought me one for my birthday, then dumped me before deliveries began. I am not sure what she's doing with the deliveries given that she doesn't know how to cook.
Second (and thirding) recommendations for cod, tilapia, and halibut.
Pleasure meeting you, gentlemen. Quote: Originally Posted by Connemara Fun time, kaxixi and Jodum are good guys. Unfortunately, the talent was underwhelming. Quote: Originally Posted by kwilkinson That kaxixi is one good lookin little devil, ain't he? (no homo) Uh, thanks. Quote: Originally Posted by shoreman1782 Sorry I didn't make it fellas. Got out of work early and took the...
What do you look like? Or... What are you wearing?
Cool. Will come late.
Beef and Lamb Kabobs 1 lb lean ground beef, veal, or bison 1 lb ground lamb 1 bunch parsley (either type) 1/2 package TJ's pine nuts* 2-4 cloves garlic 1/2 medium onion 1/4 cup or so olive oil 1 teaspoon turmeric 2 teaspoons ground cumin Salt and black pepper to taste (approximately 1 tsp salt 1. Combine all ingredients other than the ground meats in a food processor and blend until they form a smooth paste 2. Combine oily paste with ground beef and mix...
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