The Source: The History And Future Of The Pig
The history of the pig is indelibly intertwined with humanity's. The animal has been reviled by some cultures but embraced by others, why?
While smarter than dogs, the more enlightened animal may be the key to a sustainable protein source as populations swell. The problem in the U.S. is the national norm for raising swine has caused ecological harm to communities and harm to the animals themselves.
- Mark Essig, author of "Lesser Beasts: A Snout to Tail History of the Humble Pig"
- Barry Estabrook, journalist and author of "Pig Tales: An Omnivores Quest for Sustainable Meat"