News, Press, and Current Events

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
Ocean Harvest Technology Introduces North American Heritage Breed Pork Products Enhanced With Seaweed-Based Feed Ingredients

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

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
• 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.