Reclaiming Manners at Table
February 1, 2017

“At table let mirth be with thee, let ribaldry be exiled…for at table it becometh not to be sad nor to make others sad. … Nothing should be blirted out at table that might diminish mirth. It is wrong to defame the character of those not present; nor should one’s personal sorrow […]

Eating Meat with Thanksgiving
November 23, 2016

“And so it is likewise clear…that plants exist for the sake of animals, and other animals for the sake of human beings. Domestic animals are for both the use and the food they provide, and most but not all wild animals are for the sake of food and other uses… Therefore, nature, […]

Wednesday Quotes
Why Everyone Should Plant Seeds This Week
August 5, 2015

“Of the art of acquisition [of food] then there is one kind which by nature is a part of the management of a household, in so far as the art of household management must either find ready to hand, or itself provide, such things necessary to life…” Aristotle, Politics Eating is not […]

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My Appearance on EWTN on Slow Food
November 27, 2013

Wednesday November 27 at 6pm and 9pm I will be appearing on EWTN News Nightly. I was extensively interviewed and filmed with my family (and pigs) at our home. The segment is about the SLOW FOOD MOVEMENT. Here is a link to view it by live streaming. I am not sure at what […]

Articles
Eating Salt Together: The Real Life of the Home
November 26, 2013

“As the proverb says, men cannot know each other until they have eaten salt together.” –Aristotle Deep in the human heart is the desire to be together with people that we love. Human happiness is always a shared happiness: shared especially with a small number of people. For most of us a […]