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YamChops Part 2: Dragons DO Eat Vegan!

One of my first LettuceMeat feature articles back in 2014 covered Toronto-based YamChops, arguably the world’s first “Vegetarian Butcher”.  Notwithstanding the clever juxtaposed food noun name (teehee!),…

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Chickens for Rent!

For city folk increasingly obsessed with foods that are locally sourced, organic, seasonal, farm-to-table and sustainable (think Portlandia’s on-point “Farm” episode), the idea of raising chickens in their backyard is…

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Coconut Oil: Friend or Foe?

Many cultures have been using coconut oil for centuries, including the Tokelauans in the South Pacific whose diet is largely coconut-based. Despite their ample diet of…