Eating the Whale

“A personal history of meat.”

Published: Aug 18, 2021
Length: 22 minutes (5,739 words)

How Your Cup of Coffee Is Clearing the Jungle

“However it happened, anywhere between 20,000 and 130,000 people — estimates range wildly — are farming illegally within Bukit Barisan Selatan.”

Published: Aug 11, 2021
Length: 26 minutes (6,682 words)

After Oranges

Fifty years after New Yorker writer John McPhee published his slender study Oranges, one writer traces McPhee’s story down to Florida to assess the state of American citrus and the peculiar nature of this enduring book.

Source: Oxford American
Published: Jun 14, 2017
Length: 27 minutes (6,974 words)

When the National Bird Is a Burden

The bald eagle has long been a symbol of pride and freedom in the United States. But for one family farm in Georgia, it’s a real nuisance.

Published: Jan 19, 2017
Length: 14 minutes (3,603 words)

A Wild Goose Chase

Most of the foie gras consumed by diners is typically created through the process of gavage—force-feeding geese or ducks. Eater’s Wyatt Williams follows a chicken farmer in Georgia named Brandon Chonko who hopes he can produce “ethical foie gras” to support his family.

Source: Eater
Published: Jan 14, 2015
Length: 26 minutes (6,530 words)