I’m a fourth-generation cattle rancher. I’m also a vegetarian.

I wasn’t traumatized into becoming a vegetarian. But I was truly worried about the health of our planet.

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I grew up on a small cattle ranch in southern Arizona. In 2015, when veganism had just started to become “trendy”, I decided to give up meat.

I wasn’t traumatized into becoming a vegetarian — I’m the daughter of a…