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Mother Earth News and Friends

The Steaks are High

Amyrose Foll writes about preparing to process animals — whether on your farm, through a custom butcher, with the help of a mobile slaughter unit, or at an inspected facility. This is the audio version of an article from the February/March 2022 issue of Mother Earth News magazine.

For more great articles on livestock and land management, large and small farming, and even bees, go to

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Mother Earth News’s sister publication is Grit.

Music for this reading is “Fingerlympics” by Doctor Turtle.


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