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Shannon Hayes is the author of the newly released book RADICAL HOMEMAKERS: Reclaiming Domesticity From A Consumer Culture. Hayes works with her family on Sap Bush Hollow Farm in Upstate New York.

Prudent Carnivore: Chicken, Inside and Out

By Shannon Hayes / April 4, 2010

Often, one of the first forays customers make into the world of farm-direct meat buying is pastured poultry.  From the viewpoint of a farmer, nothing could be simpler (or cheaper) to bring home to the kitchen.  During the morning rush at our farmers’ market, I tend to grab the plump birds, bag them up, total…

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