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Opinion, by Alfonso Stefanini

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Back in my January winter breaks at Hampshire College, I learned that the words “free-range chicken” could mean more than a cruelty free, certified organic meal in a world that slaughters fifty billion-plus chickens a year. Students that stayed on campus for extra classes and credits "rescued" frozen chicken from our departed colleagues' refrigerators, and those community supported agriculture (CSA) chicken filets ended up feeding various hungry students with significant experience on the BBQ do it yourself realm.

Right after graduating college I volunteered as a farmer for the Sunbow . . .

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