The Five Cs of Arizona: Cattle

This article is part of the five Cs of Arizona, which are climate, citrus, cattle, copper, and cotton. As part of the southwest, Arizona was part of the great cattle trade that swept the American west before the turn of the century. Cattle, much like copper, helped to shape Arizona’s early economy and continues to […]

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Traditional Mongolian Diet

The first thing you learn coming out here to Mongolia is the importance of livestock in the daily lives of all Mongolians. Meat and dairy are king. It’s due to the long tradition of herding in Mongolia, and the prestige that once came with owning animals. I remember reading Jack Weatherford’s Genghis Khan and the […]

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