Friends of Feather and Bone facebook group

Friends of Feather and Bone facebook group

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We've been thinking a lot about how food is a wonderful way of binding and strengthening communities, large and small, the more diverse the better. The more we reclaim knowledge and share ideas, the stronger, more tolerant and open-minded we become.

The way we see it, we're no different from the networked communities of microbes, fungi, plants, insects and animals on the farms we work with - the more closely we're connected, the more healthy and resilient we are.

So we decided to set up a facebook group for our community - a non-judgemental, community forum for sharing your trials and tribulations in cooking with the whole animal.

We'd love you to post photos of the food you cook, your recipes for eating the whole animal, your successes, your failures, your concerns and anything that you think will improve our collective understanding and make the rest of us weep with laughter (that bit's important). Any useful tips on taming feral children, preferably food-related, are also welcome.

We moderate it but the rest is up to you.

The more we share knowledge and grow capacity, the more powerful we are and better equipped to make more informed, more meaningful, more responsible choices about what we consume and which production systems we support. So we want this facebook group to be an open, supportive place devoted to sharing stories and information, no matter how modest or how grand.

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Please ensure that any posts are supportive and informative rather than critical or divisive.

Posts that encourage thoughtful discussion about issues are welcome but this is not a place for grandstanding or haranguing.


Mrs Feather

Good Afternoon
We were very fortunate to hear Grant’s interview on the ABC in the early hours of this morning regarding chicken ‘farming’ . Very interesting ..
Being aware of how this food is produced it was interesting to hear how the meat chickens have been developed .
We have a farm and have our own eggs . own hand-milked milk from British Whites /Murray Grey xs / Jersey BWxs ; British White beef and Black Suffolk sheep . On occasions have Hampshire and British Black pigs What breed of chicken would be best for eating ? I have been told Plymouth Rock … Thank you for your time …Simon & Lee

Mrs Feather

Thanks for your help try today. As my Nigerian heritage was rekindled. The goat meat was sublime and it made me creative. Thanks to Jim and Laura

Mrs Feather

Grant, nice to meet you yesterday and I look forward to chatting again.
I searched that guy I told you about, John O’brien who has the old style Angus semen etc and found his site: hope this assists you.


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