Could Pasture-Raised Pork Provide a Sustainable Future for Hog Farming?
North Carolina has acutely felt the downside of a massive, environmentally damaging pork production industry, but a better model may be emerging.
Brad Weiss is a professor of anthropology at the College of William & Mary. He has conducted extensive fieldwork on social transformation in rural and urban Tanzania, and on contemporary American food systems in North Carolina. Weiss is the author of four books, including Real Pigs: Shifting Values in the Field of Local Pork. He is an incoming editor of the journal Cultural Anthropology.