Subject: Ethical pork

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I’ve just walked back in from tending our pastured pigs.  The complete process, including rotating them to new pasture, takes about 30 minutes.  During that time I’ve watched purple martins dip and roll through the sky.  Listened to red winged blackbirds and western meadowlarks sing, and  heard woodpeckers tap, tap, tapping their way through the… continue reading

anti1
anti1

We are currently facing an antibiotic crisis. Through the abuse and misuse of antibiotics in animal agriculture and human medicine, scientists are now discovering that both animals and people are becoming resistant to these vital, life-saving drugs. We could be entering the age of the Superbug. ‘Antimicrobial resistance is a ticking time-bomb not only for… continue reading

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