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This interview reached places I’d never thought I’d go… eyeballs, roadkill, and the ethics of butchering animals. In this powerful interview with Harmony Cronin a professional big game skinner and mobile butcher, we talk life, death, and so much more.
Podcast Episode Highlights
- Background on Harmony’s life and work
- Why should someone want to butcher their own meat?
- Is butchering something that everyone should do?
- Defining ethical butchering…
- Rituals and ceremonies connected to butchering animals
- How to process the death of animals
- Details on using every part of the animal
- Talking about using roadkill…
- Final thoughts and encouragement about butchering animals
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Podcast Episode Resources and Links Mentioned
Learn more about the Modern Homestead Conference here: https://modernhomesteading.com/
Learn more about Harmony Cronin here: http://harmonycronin.squarespace.com/
Learn more about about the folk school Gathering Ways here: http://www.gatheringways.com/
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My essays on an old-fashioned life: www.prairiephilosophy.com
My homesteading tutorials & recipes: www.theprairiehomestead.com
Our Wyoming-raised, grass-finished beef: http://genuinebeefco.com
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