Setback for Organic Livestock & Poultry

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Last year I wrote a featured article on the proposed updates to the National Organic Program livestock and poultry regulations that would have covered animal living conditions, animal care, transport, and slaughter. These proposed standards reflect 15 years of discussion, feedback, and support from consumers, organic producers, and certifiers. The rules were designed to provide greater clarity and specific guidelines to help […]

Rebuilding for Both of Us

Posted Posted in health, writing

Not to be dramatic or anything, but two days after returning from our honeymoon, I got a text from my husband that changed our lives: I need you to drive me to the ER. A knee to the jaw during jujitsu split Kevin’s lip, but the ER doctor was more concerned about his concussion symptoms, like a dragging right foot […]