• Interview with Shannon Ronan about Two Chicks Beef Jerky
    Brad Jones Sep 03, 2014

    Interview with Shannon Ronan about Two Chicks Beef Jerky

    "It all began when I took my love and appreciation of the local, sustainable food that is prevalent here in Marin County, California into my own kitchen," says Shannon Rowan, whose Two Chicks Beef Jerky is currently a whisker away from being funded on Kickstarter. "I began pickling anything I could get my hands on, brewing my own beer, and making homemade beef jerky. I would give out bags to friends/family...

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  • Meet the Man Crowdfunding the World's Biggest Beef Jerky
    Brad Jones Aug 27, 2014

    Meet the Man Crowdfunding the World's Biggest Beef Jerky

    "I think people who eat jerky are a spontaneous bunch with robust tastes," says Mike Van Alsburg, a man whose own spontaneity has led him to launch a Kickstarter campaign to crowdfund the world's largest beef jerky. "We're a fun group." The focus here on the Jerky Spot blog typically centers on the perfect jerky for a particular event, or weird and wonderful types of jerky for you to try — but this sort...

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