Hog Farming

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2012

    Protesters Say Trader Joe's Meat is Causing "Superbugs" That are Harmful to Humans

    It's been a week already fraught with food paranoia porn--we found out that rice contains arsenic, and that there may (read: won't) be a worldwide bacon shortage next year--but yesterday, a couple dozen middle-aged and elderly protesters from multiple organization gathered outside of Trader Joe's on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2012

    Bacon Shortage Expected Next Year: Sorry, Brunch Just Got A Lot Less Fun

    Wake up and smell the bacon, because you might not be able to get your hands on the stuff as often anymore. The National Pig Association reports that there will be a world shortage of pork next year due to drought conditions that decimated the corn and soybean crop. According to their release: New ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2011

    What's Happening This Week: Taste Brooklyn, FiDi; Meet a Pig Farmer

    As you may know, our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city. Sign up for it here! Tasting Brooklyn Century Loft Tuesday, April 5 at 6:30 p.m. Sample dishes from the borough's best restaurants and food purveyors, including Barrio Foods, Clover Clu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2010

    Wavy Gravy Gets Clobbered at MSG

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 12, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 32 Who clubbed the clown? By Ron Rosenbaum Wavy Gravy, recovering from amoebic dysentery, tropical fever, opium addiction, pneumonia, tuberculosis, and a severe spinal condition, was out of Roosevelt Hosp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2010

    Woodstock A Month Later: Going Back to See Max Yasgur's Farm

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. September 25, 1969, Vol. XIV, No. 50 The Undulating Hillside: Going Back to Bethel by Mark Perlgut I went back to Bethel a couple of weeks ago. I said to myself, I'm visiting friends nearby and I might as well go back to the incredibl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2010

    Lucian Truscott IV Makes his Voice Debut

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. January 2, 1969, Vol. XIV, No. 12 A Stockingful of Love, But No Re-admission by Lucian Truscott IV "Wow!" I thought. A free thing on Christmas at the Electric Circus. How East Villageish and community closeness and everybody will be to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2010

    Hugh Romney, Before He Was Wavy Gravy

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. December 19, 1968, Vol. XIV, No. 10 The Hog Farm Commune: A Geodesic Christmas by Joe Pilati The 365-day expanse the Yippies have already designated "Year of the Pig" is almost upon us. It will be a time of bemoaning Richard the Chicke ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2009

    Pig Business, The Trailer

    The latest documentary exposing the seedy underbelly of industrialized meat farming is Pig Business, a film by environmental activist Tracy Worcester about the true price of Big Pork (a.k.a. Smithfield Foods) flooding the market with cheap factory-produced pork. Apparently, the film was supposed ... More >>

  • Theater

    June 27, 2006

    Faithing the Facts

    Busy World's wordplay belies lofty themes; Pig Farm's just a boar

  • Specials

    October 18, 2005

    Hog Farm's Wayward Bus

    Pilgrims & Profiteers on A Cross-Country Crusade