From the Vegetable Patch
Chickens provide natural flea control for this dog. This video is hilarious. A feast of fleas for the chickens. And natural flea control for the dog. Win Win.
Plastic traces in animal feed could pose a risk to human health. I’m shocked that packaged waste food can be turned into animal feed. This farmer found plastic shreds in his animal feed. The fact that it’s legal is the most shocking part. And there is plenty of evidence that chemicals from these plastics make their way into the animals blood stream and then into out body. This is why I love keeping my own chickens. I know exactly what they eat. I only use good quality pellet feed and provide as much whole food as possible.
To the Kitchen Table
Thailand Supermarket Ditches Plastic Packaging For Banana Leaves. A supermarket in Thailand is using banana leaves instead of plastic to wrap its produce. The best solutions are so simple! Now we just need all supermarkets to get on board.
The secrets marketers use to sell factory farmed meat. I think that most of the people who follow Patch to Table won’t be surprised by this video that reveals the secrets marketers use to sell factory farmed meat. But I really liked how it cut to the heart of the issue.
Okinawa diet - locally grown and nutrient dense vegetables is the secret to a long and healthy life. Okinawa is famous for longevity, with one of the highest life expectancies in the world. Their diet of locally grown and nutrient dense vegetables is seen to be the key. This is great inspiration to grow and eat more vegetables and to cut out the processed crap. And the food looks delicious!