Subject: Animal welfare

Stop Limavady Pig Factory
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Limavady-site-map1

Object via petitionObject via emailSupport local facebook group The ‘Going for Growth’ action plan by the Northern Ireland Executive to ‘grow’ the agri-food ‘industry’ has spawned a proposal for a huge factory pig farm three hundred metres from the village of Moys and a few miles from Lough Foyle, an environmentally sensitive World Heritage Site…. continue reading

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Liz Earle high res

Liz Earle MBE, Founder of Liz Earle Wellbeing and an Ambassador for Love British Food, highlights the importance of pasture led farming and better food labelling Love British Food Fortnight is the ideal time to stop and really reflect on the food we are eating and the choices we are making. I’ve been writing the… continue reading

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sam

Mary Holbrook’s battered white van drew up outside Sam Leach’s Birch Restaurant in Bristol to deliver a half British Lop pig. Sam heaved it out and into the kitchen where he carefully and skilfully divided the cuts while explaining the different ways he uses the head, fat, bones, liver, tail and trotters. On the blackboard… continue reading

jemima
jemima

Of all the rare pig breeds, Tamworths are the most closely related to the Forest Pig that roamed  through the oak woods that covered the English countryside at the end of the ice age 10,000 years ago. That’s why Ben and Jemima Goldsmith’s Tamworths thrive so well eating acorns and rooting for grubs in a… continue reading

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harry

Harry Boglione, who supplies his parents’ restaurant Petersham Nurseries with organic meat and vegetables from his farm in Dorset, told us that when he decided to become a farmer his dad thought it was ‘a complete and utter disaster’ but after a couple of years he changed his mind and became a bit envious, wishing… continue reading