Subject: Ethical pork

Great British Food Fest
Great British Food Fest

This weekend Farms Not Factories visited the Great British Food Festival in Staffordshire, where visitors signed the Pig Pledge and got clued up on the pig issues surrounding pork from animal factories. With the Shugborough Estate providing a beautiful background, over 100 people signed the Pig Pledge – pledging to eat meat only from real… continue reading

Guest blog When will pigs be treated as equals again
Guest blog When will pigs be treated as equals again

Today, we’re posting a guest blog written by Hugh Collins, food journalist from our fantastic supporters at GrowEatGather (w​ww.groweatgather.co.uk) ​- an independent online publication devoted to celebrating the wealth of locally grown ingredients and honouring the good people who work hard to grow, supply and cook real food across the United Kingdom. Winston Churchill once… continue reading

Farms Not Factories does PigFest
Farms Not Factories does PigFest

Last Saturday we wrapped up warm, gathered our piggy materials and headed off to Stepney City Farm in East London for PigFest 2014. PigFest was organised as a celebration of the Berkshire pork reared on Stepney City Farm, as well as raising awareness of high welfare meat, factory farming, sustainable pig production methods and an… continue reading

5fivesthisxmas
5fivesthisxmas

1.) Go vegetarian, vegan or flexitarian There are so many delicious vegetarian and vegan dishes which make for an excellent substitute to the usual Christmas menu. These are healthy, full of flavours and can look beautiful too! Keep an eye out for seasonal fruits vegetables like red cabbages, leeks, squashes, apples and pears. When combined with nuts and seeds… continue reading