Should Urban Farmers Be Allowed to Slaughter Backyard Animals?

An interesting post on The Atlantic questions why we aren't getting accurate information about food options for homesteaders, and delves into the common debates and misunderstandings of producing one's own food.

"With interest groups on both sides making impassioned cases -- opponents highlight welfare, safety, cleanliness, and quality-of-life concerns; proponents argue that it's a basic right to produce one's own food -- the city of Oakland, which is undergoing a zoning update for urban agriculture, is seeking accurate information about urban livestock and backyard meat processing."

Tags: Animals | Farming | Food Safety

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