The concept is equal parts old-school butcher shop, meat-centric restaurant and friendly neighborhood bar. The hybrid, slated for an early September opening, is taking over the 697 Haywood Road location that previously housed Bandidos Latin Kitchen.
“It is an inhumane practice that is associated with the production of a large fraction (18 percent) of human-associated greenhouse-gas production and encourages the ingestion of unnecessarily large amounts of animal foods.”
“Locally slaughtering meat reduces costs and emissions from transport and produces local jobs while keeping our farmers’ dollars here in WNC.”
“I’d like to end on a less scholarly note … by quoting Edgar’s Mission Farm Sanctuary in Australia: ‘If we could live happy and healthy lives without harming others, why wouldn’t we?'”
“The imprisonment for life of animals killed for food is a holocaust that makes all the combined crimes of humanity against other humans pale in number.”
“Violence is violence, and if you believe in social justice, how can you support the abuse of animals simply because they cannot defend themselves? Isn’t that the basis of most discrimination?”
“The point of my [letter] was to express that today, billions of animals are being slaughtered yearly, and this is acceptable to most people.”
“It is very inappropriate to compare eating meat to killing Jewish people. God has given man dominion over the animals. We are to care for them, fatten them up and eat them.”
‘Apparently, the reader’s singleminded disagreement with raising and killing animals for their meat has blinded her to the crimes that have been and continue to be committed throughout history by people against people.’
Twice a month from July through October, Foothills Farm & Butchery cranks out a four-course meal for no more than 10 guests at a time, calling the dinner the Butcher’s Table.
Absent from the April 17 flowchart and questionnaire, “Are You (Not) a Sustainability Guru,” was the most important lifestyle question of all: Have you reduced your consumption of meat and other animal products? As we all learned in freshman biology, at every step up the food chain, 90 percent of the potential energy is converted […]
McCormick Field’s peanuts and Cracker Jack will likely take a back seat to hot dogs this baseball season—which will be made from locally pastured pork and organic ingredients. Meats and treats: The Hickory Nut Gap Farm store in Fairview. The farm’s latest offerings are an assortment of meat products. Photos by Jonathan Welch The Asheville […]