FERN’s Friday Feed: The Nimanization of Perdue

Welcome to FERN’s Friday Feed (#FFF), where we share the stories from this week that made us stop and think. Is the Perdue-Niman marriage a model for the meat industry? The New Food Economy In 2015, when Perdue purchased Niman Ranch, advocates for sustainable livestock production were distraught, assuming the agribusiness giant would destroy the… » Read More

FERN’s Friday Feed: A moonshine boom

Welcome to FERN’s Friday Feed (#FFF), where we share the stories from this week that made us stop and think. White lightning goes legit Gravy (podcast) Moonshine, once an exclusively home-grown (and illegal) endeavor, is now a booming legal business in the South. But the appeal is as much about the story as the hooch. “Most… » Read More