Tag Archives: slow food

Saving Endangered Species One Mouthful at a Time (May 11, 2008)

I was intrigued by Gary Nabhan’s book, which advocates saving endangered heritage breeds of American livestock and plants by drumming up culinary demand for them. I’m really proud of this piece, which I produced from start-to-finish: pitch, prep, field recording, … Continue reading

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High demand drives up lamb prices (Monday, May 9, 2011)

Rebecca Martinez/staff STAUNTON — You won’t find lamb on the all-you-can-eat $8.95 lunch buffet at Taste of India in downtown Staunton anymore. Lamb is huge in Indian cuisine, but at current prices, owner Ashok Kunver said it’s too expensive to … Continue reading

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Highland meat facility is under way (Sunday, February 6, 2011)

Rebecca Martinez/staff MONTEREY — The guide books love to point out that with a population of less than 2,500, Highland County has more sheep than people. The dry air and cool season grasses make Highland County a fine place for … Continue reading

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Fresh, never frozen turkeys: Staunton farm sells birds for Thanksgiving (Wednesday, November 24, 2010)

Rebecca Martinez – ROVING REPORTER STAUNTON — One sure way to avoid a long, messy thawing process in the days before Thanksgiving is to buy a turkey that’s never been frozen. It’s a selling point for Guy Freesen, who does … Continue reading

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