It's an Omnivore's Dilemma for Pig Farmers | CAI

It's an Omnivore's Dilemma for Pig Farmers

Nov 14, 2019

Credit Elspeth Hay

Some livestock unequivocally fare better on certain diets. Cows, for instance, do best on grass. But when it comes to pigs, local farmers are faced with a classic omnivore's dilemma. Pigs can and will eat just about anything. In this week's Local Food Report, Elspeth Hay talks with four local pig farmers about what they feed their pigs, and why. 

You can read more on Elspeth's blog, Diary of a Locavore.

This piece first aired in December, 2013.