The Grass Is Greener, bibliography
Sources and Recommended Reading
Abbott, A., M. Basurto, C.A. Daley, G. Nader, and S. Larson, “Enhanced nutrient content of Grass Fed Beef: Justification for Health Benefit Label Claim,” University of California Cooperative Extension Service, 2002.
Clancy, Kate, “Greener Pastures: How Grass-fed beef and milk contribute to healthy eating,” Union of Concerned Scientists Report, March, 2006.
Clancy, Kate, “Greener Eggs and Ham: The Benefits of Pasture-raised Swine, Poultry and Egg Products.” Union of Concerned Scientists Report, October, 2006.
(See also UCS’s Pasture-Based FAQ)
FoodRoutes, “ Pasture-raised Dairy and Meat Products are Good for You and the Environment” www.foodroutes.org (December, 2004)
Huber, Gary. “Marketing Pasture-raised Products,” presentation at Practical Farmers of Iowa annual conference, January 25, 2003.
Land Stewardship Project. “Grass-Based Beef and Dairy Production,” Feb 2004.
Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture at Iowa State University. “Consumer Perceptions of Pasture-raised Beef and Dairy Products: An Internet Consumer Study,” February, 2004.
Logsdon, Gene. All Flesh Is Grass: The Pleasures and Promises of Pasture Farming. Athens, Ohio: Swallow Press/Ohio University Press, 2004.
Murphy, Bill. Greener Pastures on Your Side of the Fence, 4th ed. Colchester, Vermont: Arriba Publishing, 2002.
Pollan, Michael, Omnivore’s Dilemma; New York: The Penguin Press, 2006.
Robinson, Jo. “Grass-Fed Basics,” “Pasture Perfect,” and “Health Benefits of Grass-Fed Products,” www.eatwild.com, December, 2004
Schivera, Diane. “The Benefits of Raising Animals on Pasture,” Maine Organic Farmer and Gardener, Sept-Nov 2003.
Steinfeld, Henning, et al. “Livestock’s Long Shadow: Environmental Issues and Opinions,” Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, 2006.
Tietz, Jeff, “Pork’s Dirty Secret: The nation’s top hog producer is also one of America’s worst polluters,” Rolling Stone, December 14, 2006.
Vermont Quarterly, “Management Intensive Grazing Focus of Research and Outreach” University of Vermont.
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