CONVERSATIONS ON CONSCIOUS MEAT CONSUMPTION
Does meat belong in yoga? What choices can we make, and what practices can we undertake, to consciously include meat in our daily diets? If you choose to eat meat, these questions have likely crossed your mind. It’s important to be mindful about the way the meat is raised, the labels you see at the market or store, and the farming methods of the ranch or farm.
Check out the collection of articles below presented by our friends at EPIC about mindful meat-consumption. Have something to say about this subject? We thought that you might, and we want to hear from you. Click the button below to submit your questions. We’ll work with our friends at EPIC Provisions to answer the best of them in an article to be released fall, 2016.
Whether you’re vegan, vegetarian, ex-vegetarian, or a meat-eater, being mindful and aware about the food you eat matters. Awareness is the most important step. But what does a mindful carnivore look like? Just what does it mean to be a conscious consumer?
Conscious consumption, or acting as a “conscious carnivore,” means understanding that everything is connected and that you are in control of how our agricultural systems can change.
To maximize the nourishment you can receive from a living creature is to honor that it was, in fact, living. By not using the whole animal, we’re not respecting other living creatures, our bodies, or the Earth.
If we make an effort to understand the dialogue of our agricultural system, we become active participants in the conversation. We can look beyond the logos and buzzwords that paint our packaging, and instead weave a story that speaks truth and nourishes the planet for generations to come.
By supporting farmers and operations that produce grass-fed meat, you are voting for an agricultural system that supports the environment. Think carefully about the food that goes into your body, and enjoy the benefits of a healthy planet.
EPIC foods set industry standards by sourcing our meats from ranchers that we deem EPIC.
We mandate proof of certifications, which validate that our animals receive the utmost humane
treatment. Not only do humanely-treated grass-fed animals live better, more natural lives
but they place less stress on the land they inhabit.