Entries tagged with ‘vegetarianism’

Meeting Minutes — December 8, 2009

Present: Jim Dontje, Judy Douglas, Deborah Downs Miers, Stacy Gerken, Lisa Heldke, Steve Kjellgren, Joe Lencioni Guest: Hannah Twiton Membership:  Next semester, a number of people will be leaving and others will be returning: Current student members: Chris Hall will be away, but Kim Braun and Jordan Walker will be returning Additional student members: Deborah […]

Meat, Death and Compassion: More on “The Compassionate Carnivore”

(Part Two of two) Last week, I wrote some thoughts about The Compassionate Carnivore, Catherine Friend’s book about how to satisfy her meat love in the most humane, just and sustainable ways possible. My first entry explored this whole matter of love; I confronted the similarities between Friend’s love of meat and my own love […]

Eating What You Love: Ruminations on “The Compassionate Carnivore”

(Part One of two) I’ve been reading a book called The Compassionate Carnivore, by Catherine Friend, the southeastern Minnesota farmer who wrote Hit by a Farm. It’s an extremely thoughtful, readable book about how to make the choice to eat meat a responsible, sustainable, ethical, and (most of all) compassionate choice. Friend undertakes this project […]