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Rebecca Thistlethwaite, The New Livestock Farmer: The Business of Raising and Selling Ethical Meat


The New Livestock Farmer provides pasture-based production essentials for a wide range of animals, from common farm animals (cattle, poultry, pigs, sheep, and goats) to more nice species (bison, rabbits, elk, and deer). The New Livestock Farmer is a definitive resource for anyone who is serious about raising meat animals ethically, outside of the current consolidated, industrial system. Author Rebecca Thistlethwaite is the Program Manager of the eXtension community-of-practice Niche Meat Processor Assistance Network (NMPAN), she develops and delivers technical assistance and educational content for niche meat producers and processors around the country.