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The Farmer’s Market

For the longest running farmer’s market in Kansas City, you go to the River Market, right off of Grand Avenue. This photo from the 50s shows local farmers peddling local produce from local farms, in season. The food does not … Continue reading

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So Little Time

So many stories, so little time to discuss every issue that they raise. First issue is MY┬árelationship and THE relationship between alcohol and sugar. The first time I read the Atkin’s diet book, back around 2003, I noticed that while … Continue reading

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Ain’t Democracy Great?

Most of the time it doesn’t matter in the slightest what you or I, as individuals, think about an issue. Sometimes an issue comes along that proves that it doesn’t even matter if we all agree on an issue, it … Continue reading

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Selling Convenience

More than half of the problem with the foods we eat in the US stem from the market’s attempts to make everything convenient for us. Convenience is a way to add value to foods, value meaning profit in this case. … Continue reading

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Pay The Minimum

Living in a dirt-floored hut with no running water or toilet facilities…no bed to sleep on…no pay for months until the boss says the job is done…necessities for sale a the company store for many times their street value to … Continue reading

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Local Beef Bottleneck

I love eating meat that lived well and died happy. In my opinion, the most critical thing in my diet is my quality supply of meat. If food animals live on the diet that they prefer, not the diet that … Continue reading

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Least Expensive Is Best, Right?

I can get this bacon on sale this week for 1.99 per pound. At my local meat processing locker I can get smoked sugar cured bacon for 6.49 per pound. I can get a fresh pork belly from the locker … Continue reading

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