Fact and friction in American food
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Covering a global pandemic through the lens of food.
Our meat eating habits, no longer a matter of basic sustenance, have become ethically fraught, deeply personal questions: Money. Health. Animal welfare. Environmental impact.
Bison bars were supposed to restore Native communities and grass-based ranches. Then came Epic Provisions.
Since he died 3 years ago, I’ve avoided making my husband’s favorite pancakes. The pandemic’s isolation made me want to try again.
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