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Invasivore efforts to install a nutria colony in Ypsilanti’s Riverside Park

The New York Times Magazine had an interesting piece yesterday on the budding invasivore food movement. For those who missed it, here’s a clip: There‚Äôs a new shift in the politics of food, not quite a movement yet, more of an eco-culinary frisson. But it may have staying power; the signs and portents are there. […]

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Coon meat and Faygo – Dinner in the D

The Detroit News has an interesting little feature today on a Detroiter named Glemie Dean Beasley, who supplements his Social Security income by catching urban raccoons, slaughtering them, and selling their meat to neighbors. Beasley, who calls himself the Coon Man, says the carcasses can got for as much as $12, and can serve four […]

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