News, Press, and Current Events

GOATOBER 2018 NEWS & EVENTS

Goatober 2018 Participating Restaurants
Celebrate Goatober on October 17th @ Claro BK
Celebrate Goatober on October 18th @ Huertas NYC
Goatober International Tour Dates
Press Release: GOAT MEAT CAMPAIGN "GOATOBER" GOES INTERNATIONAL IN OCTOBER 2018
The Independent UK | Goatober 2018: How to make River Cottage's chops with cavolo nero, chilli and peanut butter
Goatober Germany | James Whetlor on RheinTV

Current Events in the Heritage Foods Network

THE MAIN COURSE RETURNS TO HERITAGE RADIO NETWORK! THE “ORIGINAL” IS BACK – OG RADIO!
Frank Reese's Good Shepherd Institute

Our Annual Projects — Press Releases from the Past 

“Goatober” Initiative Goes International
The Navajo Churro Lamb Project
Celebrate 100 Years of a Turkey Flock in the State of Kansas
America Challenges Old-World Charcuterie Dominance
Heritage Magical Meat Tour Heads South: In Search of the Great Country Hams
THE GREATEST COMEBACK IN HAM HISTORY! SAM EDWARDS’ LEGENDARY SURRYANO OLD WORLD STYLE HAMS ARE BACK!

Heritage Foods Press Archives 

2018 Press

•New York Times | Celebrate Goatober Around the World | October 2018
•Town & Country | Cesare Casella, the Tuscan Chef Who's Known as the "Prosciutto Whisperer" | October 2018
•The Splendid Table | Episode 667: Taking Care | September 2018
•Washington City Paper | Get Your Goat All Next Month at Republic in Takoma Park | September 2018
• Civil Eats | Building the Mecca of Heritage Poultry in Kansas | August 2018
• Vanity Fair | With Eating Animals, Alice Waters Invites You to Join the Food Underground | June 2018
• Vogue | Natalie Portman’s Eating Animals Documentary Sheds Light on a Problem That Is No Longer Avoidable | June 2018
• Civil Eats | Who Gets to Define Heritage Breeds? | June 2018
• Untitled Restaurant | Untitled Farmer's Dinner | June 2018
• Grub Street | This Absurdly Good Prosciutto Is on a Mission | April 2018
• The New York Times | Can Fancy Chefs Excel at Fast, Cheap Food? Two Case Studies
| January 2018

2017 Press

• Robb Report | New Yorkers Are Spending Up to $300 on Purebred Turkey | November 2017
• Bloomberg | When It’s Worth Paying $10/Pound for Turkey | November 2017 
• The Daily Meal | This Is the Turkey You Should Be Buying This Holiday Season | November 2017
• Charleston City Paper | Sorghum & Salt celebrates Goatober with a new goat ragu | October 2017
• Get Surrey | It's Goatober: This is why we should eat goat meat and the mouth-watering meals made from it | October 2017
• Feast | In Trimble, Missouri, Paradise Locker Meats Processes Some of the Best Pork in the Country | August 2017
• The Progress-Index | As the smoke clears, Edwards preserves its history | August 2017
• Food Passion Projects | Food Radio Rocks! | August 2017
• Eater New York | The Grill Is the City’s Only Four-Star Ode to the Past | August 2017
• The Village Voice | Grill Instructor: Chef Trigg Brown Of Win Son Explains How to Cook For A Crowd | June 2017
• Hollywood Reporter | Here's Looking at You's Lien Ta and Jonathan Whitener "Didn't Like Each Other at First" | April 2017
• Vegas Seven | Ugly Vegetables and Fruits, Dying Breeds and Dining Nose-to-tail | April 2017
• Vogue | How the Country’s Top Chefs Are Reimagining Favorite Chicken Recipes | January 2017
• The Kansas City Star | Thanks to Lidia Bastianich, chefs are serving heritage pork from this Missouri business | January

  2016 Press

• RuthReichl.com | Gift Guide: Salt’s Cure | December 2016
• The New York Times | Porchetta as a Holiday Centerpiece | November 2016
• The Undefeated | Why We Should Give Thanks For The Whole Hog | November 2016
• Zester Daily | Tips For Buying A Healthier Holiday Turkey | November 2016
• Food & Wine | Erin Fairbanks is Broadcasting Food System Change, Live From Brooklyn | June 2016
• Grub Street | Sauvage, From the Maison Premiere Team, Debuts in Greenpoint | May 2016
• CBS News | Brooklyn Pizza Joint Known for Pies and a Radio Network | May 2016
• The New York Times | Fire at Virginia Smokehouse Leaves Pork-to-Table Movement Reeling | February 2016
• America's Test Kitchen Radio | The Ethical Meat Eater: Can Carnivores Adopt A Moral High Ground? | January 2016  

2015 Press

• The Californian | Many Turn to Heritage Bird for Authentic Thanksgiving | November 2015
• Meatingplace | Sure Cure | November 2015
• Feast Magazine | Rule the Roost | November 2015
• A Little Bit About a Lot of Things | Carnivore's Manifesto | November 2015
• Brooklyn Magazine | Eat the Goat, or: A Guide to Goatober in Brooklyn | October 2015
• Charleston City Paper | Wednesday's Goatober Roast raised awareness for an underappreciated meat | October 2015
• Life & Thyme | No Goat Left Behind: The community effort to mainstream an overlooked animal | October 2015
• Eater | Welcome to The Golden Age of Food Radio | July 2015
• Nopalize | The Great Artisanal Ham Tasting | May 2015
• The Source Weekly | Know Your Goat | May 2015 • AM NY | Why chicken doesn’t taste like chicken anymore | April 2015
• Edible Brooklyn | The Revolution Will Not Be Televised—But at Heritage Radio Network, It’s on the Air | April 2015
• Newport This Week | Noted Carnivore Martins to Air Beefs at Lecture | April 2015
• Scott Stebner | Kansas Pig Farmers | January 2015
• New York Post | More New York City mom-&-pops hitting goals: study | March 2015

2014 Press

• Identita Golose | The Carnivore's Manifesto | November 2014
• Distinction | Edwards Ham | November 2014
• Nightly Business Report | Small Business Matters | October 2014
• The Huffington Post | A Guide to Buying the Best Pork Shoulder | October 2014
• Edible Brooklyn | How and Why to Eat Goat in Gotham | October 2014
• Edible Brooklyn | You Say October, We Say Goatober: Our Editors’ Thoughts on Why You Should Eat More Goat | October 2014
• Edible Brooklyn | Alice Waters and Carlo Petrini Muse on the Past, Present and Future of Slow Food at Roberta’s | October 2014
• Cook's Illustrated | Heritage Turkeys Taste Test | October 2014
• Cook's Illustrated | ROAST HERITAGE TURKEY | October 2014
• The Wall Street Journal | A Carnivore Without Guilt | July 2014 • The Fatted Calf | Good Food Radio | July 2014
• The Leonard Lopate Show | The Common Core and the Responsible Carnivore | July 2014
• Food52 | Patrick Martins' Manifesto for Meat Eaters | June 2014
• Rightsdesk | The Carnivore's Manifesto | June 2014
• Böh-logging | Book Review: The Carnivore's Manifesto | June 2014
• Kirkus | The Carnivore's Manifesto | June 2014
•18 Reasons | The Carnivore's Manifesto Traveling Road Show | June 2014
• Palatine Public Library | The Carnivore's Manifesto | June 2014
• Hachette Book Group | The Carnivore's Manifesto | June 2014
• The Carnivore's Manifesto | The Carnivore's Manifesto | June 2014
• Heritage Foods USA | The Carnivore's Manifesto: Magical Meat Tour and Book Signing | June 2014
• AM Northwest | "The Carnivore's Manifesto" author, Patrick Martins | June 2014
• FoodHealer | Great Book: The Carnivore's Manifesto | June 2014
• KPFA 94.1 | Up Frount with Guest Host Philip Maldari | June 2014
• Bushwick Daily | “The Carnivore’s Manifesto” Launched Last Night at Roberta’s | June 2014
• Chicagoist | Looking For Leghorn: Why Aren't Heritage Chickens On The Table? | May 2014
• Food and Wine Magazine | The Elite Meats of America: A Short List | May 2014
• Publisher's Weekly | The Carnivore’s Manifesto: Eating Well, Eating Responsibly, and Eating Meat | May 2014
• Liberation | Heritage Radio Knows A Lot About Food | April 2014 • Wine Spectator | Coming Home To Roost | March 2014
• Edible Portland | We've Got Your Goat | Spring 2014
• Modern Farmer | How To Find and Cook a Heritage Chicken | March 2014
• Bi-Rite Market | Heritage Foods USA: Providers of Our Rare and Heritage Breed Pork | March 2014
• Cured Meats | Jowicale | January 2014  

2013 Press

• Edible Brooklyn | Holiday Gifts | December 2013
• New York Times | Iroquois Corn | December 2013 • Gear Patrol | Mail Order Meat Guide | December 2013
• Modern Midwest | Guide to Heritage Turkey | November 2013
• Kansas Public Media | Meet the Saddest Man in Kansas on Thanksgiving | November 2013
• Charlestonmag.com | Chef's Table: Get Your Goat | October 2013
• Modern Farmer | No Goat Left Behind: Getting Americans to Eat Goat | September 2013
• New York Times | Veggies Jumping into Yogurt, Anchovies from Italy and More | September 2013
• In Great Taste | It's Time to Buy Your Thanksgiving Turkey | August 2013
• The Gourmand & The Peasant | Hooking Up with Heritage Radio Network | July 2013
• Bacon Unwrapped | Heritage Foods USA: Old Spot Bacon | May 2013
• Underground Eats | Heritage Radio | April 2013
• New York Times | There Will Be No Leftovers | March 2013
• Kansas City Pitch | Paradise Locker Meats puts heritage pigs at the center of local butchery's future | March 2013
• Empire Guides | Heritage Meat Shop | March 2013
• Serious Eats | Heritage Meat Shop | January 2013  

2012 Press

• SAVEUR | Heritage Radio | December 2012
• LA Weekly: Squid Ink | 100 Favorite Dishes | October 2012
• Serious Eats | Eating Goats to Save Them and Treating Bones Like the Gold of an Animal | October 2012
• Drovers Cattle Network | Commentary: Goat producers face a "hard truth" | October 2012
• Castnetting | Happy Goat-ober! | October 2012 • BlackBook | Hey Kids, It's Goatober | October 2012
• smashed goods | goatober | October 2012
• The Kansas City Star | Bacon heaven: Bakers, butchers make unusual creations | October 2012
• Huffington Post | Eat Goats To Save Them: Help Dairy Farmers Give A Better End Life To Baby Male Goats (VIDEO)| October 2012
• Diners Journal - The New York Times | Weekend Fare | October 2012
• NY Social Status | Demonstration & Tasting with Gran Electrica Chef Sam Richman for Heritage Foods USA's No Goat Left Behind | October 2012
• The Inquisitive Eater | Eating Goats to Save Them: Heritage Foods USA's - No Goat Left Behind Manifesto | October 2012
• Dine With Pat | Got Goat? | October 2012
• Food Curated | Eating Goats To Save Them | Heritage Foods USA | October 2012
• Gear Patrol | Month of Beef (MoB) | Heritage Meat Shop | October 2012
• Digest NY | On Your Mark... Get Set... Goat! | October 2012 • Charleston City Paper | Goatober Diner at Hominy Grill | September 2012
• Grub Street NY | Get Your Goat: 53 Local Restaurants Offering 'Goatober' Specials | September 2012
• Eater NY | Radio Fundraiser at Roberta's | August 2012
• Inside Scoop SF | Heritage Radio and its 24-hour food channel | August 2012
• Zingerman's Mail Order | Red Wattle Porterhouse Pork Chops | August 2012
• Sunflower Living | 'Johnny Appleseed' for the Birds and This Little Piggy Went Heritage | Summer 2012
• The Joan Hamburg Show | AM WOR 107 | Interview with Patrick Martins about Bacon Subscription | August 2012
• New York Times | Fresh Sockeye Salmon, Complete With a Cause | July 2012
• The Edible Blog | Your Most Meaty Conversation Starter and Shopping Guide for July Fourth Cooking | July 2012
• MTV Hive | Roberta's Throws a Block Party in Bushwick With Andrew WK and Heems | July 2012
• New York Times — Diner's Journal | Restaurant Industry Moves Against Gas Drilling | June 2012
• WNYC | Foraging for Food Trends in Brooklyn | June 2012
• The Brooklyn Paper | Apocalypse wow | June 2012
• Food Product Design | Freshly Carved Inspiration | May 2012
• Bangstyle | Chow Down on "Snacky Tunes Volume 2 | May 2012
• KQED Bay Area Bites | Should Sustainability be a factor in Restaurant Food? | May 2012
• Diners Journal - The New York Times | What We're Reading | April 2012
• Culture; Cool Hunting | Urban Farming Resources | April 2012
• The New Yorker | Food-Geek Radio | April 2012  

2011 Press

• Bon Appetit | Does Heritage Turkey Taste Better than Conventional in a Blind Taste Test? | November 2011
• KCET | Mozza Chef Chad Colby Goes Whole Hog | October 2011
• Nona Brooklyn | Goatober Arrives: Heritage Foods Aims to Make Goat Part of the American Palate | October 2011
• Yale Daily News | Food producers push sustainability | October 2011
• Zagat blog | Get Your Goat at Back Forty | October 2011
• New York Times | Heritage Meat Shop Opens at Essex Street Market | September 2011
• Rodale | Heritage Turkey Guide: Cook the Tastiest Bird Ever This Thanksgiving! | September 2011
•Rodale | Want Healthy, Safe Seafood? Consult the Superfish List | September 2011
• New York Times Blog | Heritage Meat Comes to the Essex Street Market | September 2011
• New York Magazine | Essex Street Market Keeps Keepin' On, With Butcher Shop and Tacos | September 2011
• The Village Voice | Heritage Meats Is Replacing Jeffrey's Meats at the Essex Street Market | September 2011
• UrbanDaddy | A Rare-Breed Butcher Shop on the LES | September 2011
• The Lo-Down | Meat Shop, Tacos Come to Essex Street Market | September 2011
• The Washington Post | Papaws: A fruit more forgotten than forbidden | September 2011
• RealTimeFarms.com | Heritage Foods USA - Distributer | April 2011  

2010 Press

• New York Times | Mozza Review | December 2010 • New York Magazine | Breeds Apart | December 2010
• Yelp Review | December 2010
• Bon Appetit | November 2010
• Culinary Historians of New York | Heirloom Seeds and Heritage Breeds: How Our Agricultural Past Informs the Way We Eat Today | 10/19
• NY Mag | Farm to Thanksgiving Table | 10/11
• The Brooklyn Paper | A real 'meat' and greet at Roberta's | September 2010
• Smokehouse | Heritage Party | September 2010
• Foodielink | Heritage Radio Network Threw A Good One! | 9/27
• NY Mag | You Can Do Anything In Bushwick | 9/26
• BNYT | A Commune Grows in Brooklyn | 9/17
• Grist | Patrick Martins Wants to Put Slaughterhouses Back In The City | 6/16
• NYT | Meat and the Men Who Deal It | 4/18 • The New York Times | In New York, Local Meat Is Easier to Find
• The New York Times | Restaurant Review | Torrisi Italian Specialties  

2009 Press

• Esquire: By Killing Pigs, Patrick Martins Is Saving Them
• The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien: Chris Pratt of 'Parks & Recreation' and Conan talk Heritage
• Bon Appetit: It’s October do you know where your Thanksgiving turkey is?
• Daily Candy.com: Give Thanks • Town & Country: Giving Thanks, Graciously
• Saveur: Rare Breed • Emory Report: A new Thanksgiving tradition
• Bon Appetit: Is it Safe to Eat Medium-Rare Pork?
• Associated Press: Emory U to use rare breed turkey in feast.
• Decaturmetro.com: Emory To Feast on “Heritage” Turkeys • Emory Report: Emory Features Rare Bird
• NBCNewYork.com: Savoy Celebrates the “Chicken”
• wemakeourfuture.org: Finger Lakes Bioneers Presents the first “We Make OUR Future" event
• NY Post: Upper-crust radio shows
• United Hemispheres Inflight Magazine: High on the Hog
• Suite101.com, "Breeding Pork for Taste | Heritage Pigs in the U.S."
• Mother Nature Network: "Top 11 green food radio shows"
• U.S. Food Policy: "Food and agriculture shows hit the radio waves"
• T Magazine | The Moment: "The Concierge | Sustainable Dining Minus the Attitude"
• The Scout Magazine: "Food on the Radio"
• Food Arts, "Radio Free Brooklyn"
• Serious Eats, "Is Ham the New Bacon?"
• Bon Appetit, "50 Ways to Eat Green"
• New York Times Magazine, "Table to Farm"
• Lancaster Farming, "Farmer Meets Chef, Chef Meets Farmer…"
• New York Times Diner's Journal, "Local Food, Local Broadcast"
• Tasting Table New York, "Bushwick Gardens"
• New York Times, "$25 and Under: Meanwhile, in the Back of the Pizzeria…"
• New York Times, "Web Radio for Culinary Do-It-Yourselfers"
• New York Times, "The Curious Cook: Bringing Flavor Back to the Ham"
• Bon Appetit, "Heritage Pork"  

2008 Press

• The Feedbag, "The Sit Down: Patrick Martins, Heritage Foods USA"
• FedEx Spotlight, "Heritage Foods USA: From the Heartland to Your Home"
• New York Times, "Thanksgiving Post-Mortem"
• Columbia Tribune, "SHOW-ME EATS - Small-town pork goes to the big city"
• Edible Manhattan, "Protein Paradoxes"
• NYT Magazine, "Food Fighters"
• Sacramento Bee, "Get a taste of food history for holidays"
• Ideal Bite, "Will Narragansett turkeys survive, Orwell they go extinct?"
• Kansas City Star , "Farmer's Art | Heritage pork: Not so lean cuisine"  

2007 Press

• Epicurious, " turkey-cam!"
• Moore Brothers Blog • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Online, "A tender turkey is everyone's heritage "
• Poultry Magazine, "A rare breed"
• Cottage Living, "Talking Turkey: Heritage Breeds" Page 115
• Edible Brooklyn - Fall 2007 - Advertisement • Edible East End - Fall 2007 - Advertisement
• Fast Company - November 2007, Next Food, "Old Bird, New Feathers"
• The New York Times - Nov. 7, 2007, "Preservation’s Progress"
• Watt Poultry, "Heritage Foods USA: A Breed Apart "
• Ruling the Roost, Saveur Magazine, November 2007
• In Style, November 2007
• Next Food, Fast Company Magazine, November 2007
• Food, glorious food, becomes the bond between family and friends, the intersection between generations, the bridge between cultures in Kitchen Memories.  

2006 Press

• Martha Stewart Living on Sirius Radio “Morning Living with Lauren Pressley”
• On the Trail, at last, to the Big City. The New York Times
• July 26, 2006 Boar Meets Gilt, North Bay Bohemian/Metro Active, July 19, 2006
• Pig Patrol, San Francisco Chronicle, July 5, 2006 • Tastemaker of the Year, House and Garden, March 2006
• Food Arts, March 2006 • Wall Street Journal, February 2006
• Good Food, KCRW, June 2006 • The Coast News, August, 2006
• Animal Welfare Institute Journal, Spring 2006 • Pig International, April 2006
• Napa Valley Register, July 4, 2006 • Time Magazine, April 10, 2006
• Dean and Deluca Catalog, Fall 2006  

2005 Press

• Eat Them or Lose Them, Time Magazine, June 13, 2005
• One Mans Meat is Another Man's Passion, USA Today March 2005
• Saveur Magazine Top 100, Prime Protector of Culinary Diversity, January 2005
• Reuters, November 2005
• Newsweek's Top 15 Tastemakers, September 26, 2005
• New York Times Style Magazine, Holiday 2005
• San Francisco Chronicle, July 2005
• Country Home November 2005
• Town and Country November 2005
• Kansas City Star, November 30 2005
• Washington Woman, March 2005
• Countryside Magazine, April 2005
• Natural Foods Merchandiser, November 2005
• Wine Spectator, September 2005
• Ready Made Magazine, November 2005
• Metropolitan Home, November 2005
• Kansas City Star, November 2005
• Los Angeles Times, November 2005
• Salt Lake Tribune, April 2005
• Food and Wine, November 2005
• Los Angeles Times, November 2005
• Early American Life, December 2005
• Meat and Seafood Merchandising, August 2005
• Real Simple, November 2005
• VOGUE, December 2005
• Ag Innovator, May 2005
• Princeton Packet, November 2005
• Dean & Deluca Catalog, Spring 2005
• New York Magazine, November 2005
• New York Times Magazine, Pig is Big September 2005
• Wine Spectator Top 100, December 2005  

2004 Press

Op-Ed in the New York Times by Patrick Martins
• The New York Times Magazine - Year in Ideas, December, 2004 
• Fortune Magazine - December, 2004. 
• Wall Street Journal, December 2004 
• Organic Style, September 2004 
• Gastronomica, Fall 2004 
• Babbo.com, Fall 2004 
• Sante, October 2004 
• Wine News, November 2004 
• Westchester Magazine, November 2004 
• Healing Lifestyles, December 2004 
• San Jose Mercury News, August 2004 
• www. obsessionwithfood.com, Fall 2004 
• Houston Chronicle, June 2004 
• The Topeka Capital Journal, December 2004 
• The Manhattan Mercury, December 2004 
• Chez Panisse.com, Fall 2004 
• Food and Wine Magazine, November 2004 
• The New York Times Magazine - Year in Ideas, December, 2004 
• Fortune Magazine - December, 2004. 
• Wall Street Journal, December 2004 
• Organic Style, September 2004 
• Gastronomica, Fall 2004 
• Babbo.com, Fall 2004 
• Sante, October 2004 
• Wine News, November 2004 
• Westchester Magazine, November 2004 
• Healing Lifestyles, December 2004 
• San Jose Mercury News, August 2004 
• www. obsessionwithfood.com, Fall 2004 
• Houston Chronicle, June 2004 
• The Topeka Capital Journal, December 2004 
• The Manhattan Mercury, December 2004 
• Chez Panisse.com, Fall 2004 
• Food and Wine Magazine, November 2004 
• Food Arts • Food & Wine Magazine 
• Bon Appetit Magazine 
• The East Hampton Star 
• The Table 
• The Wall Street Journal 
• Sante 
• CNN.com 
• The Associated Press 
Fresh News 
• The Kansas City Star 
• The New York Times by Marion Burros 
• New York Times by Florence Fabricant 
• Gastronomica 
• Toldedo's City Paper 
• Wine News 
• The San Jose Mercury News 
• The Oakland Tribune 
• The Ann Arbor News 
• Culinary Communications 
• The Houston Chronicle 
• The Times Union 
• The Pittsburgh Post Gazette 
• Dan's Paper 
• The Valley Table 
• The Sustainable Table 
• Babbo.com 
• Metro News 
• The Los Angeles Times 
• Chicago Tribune 
• The Sabet Herald

2003 Press

• Op-Ed in the New York Times by Patrick Martins
• Time Magazine
• Newsweek 
• Food and Wine Magazine 
• Gourmet Magazine 
• USA Today (by Jim Hopkins) 
• Mother Jones (by Michael Pollan) 
• The Seattle Post Intelligencer 
• The Orlando Sentinel 
• Food Arts 
• The Chicago Tribune (by William Rice) 
• Gourmet News 
• The Pittsburgh Post Gazette 
• The San Francisco Chronicle 
• The News Gazette 
• The New York Times (by Florence Fabricant) 
• The New Mexican 
• The Free Press 
• The Minnesota Star Tribune 
• The Princeton Times 
• The Associated Press 
• The Chicago Tribune (by William Mullen) 
• The Baltimore Sun 
• USA Today (by Dan Nephin) 
• The Asian American Statesman 
• US News and World Report 
• The Green Guide 
• Zingerman's News 
• The Detroit Free Press.   

2001 Press 

• The New York Times by Marian Burros 

Stories on Heritage Foods USA have appeared on: Martha Stewart Television, ABC News with Peter Jennings and three times on National Public Radio including Leonard Lopate.