Animal slaughter demonstrations, like Joel Salatin’s poultry processing, teach children that to ethically eat meat they must respect sentient animals, reject the slaughterhouses and factory farms, and embrace the cycle of life.
Salatin and his contemplative young crowd pull heads and cut feet at the 2015 MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR in Topeka, Kansas.
Joel Salatin at FAIR
Jeffrey Ward teaches his 3-year-old daughter, Abigail, how to butcher an ethically raised lamb.
Photo courtesy Jeffrey Ward
Micah Carter, age 10, processes a squirrel as his sisters and father look on near Asheville, North Carolina.