Articles

January 14th, 2021
Agri-industry Vs. Agro-ecology

🐷 A Pigs Life! Today we launch the first in a 6-part series portraying the life of pigs. We will… Read More

January 7th, 2021
A Time for Enlightenment

🚜 Oxford Real Farming Conference – 7 days of online inspiration The Oxford Real Farming Conference started today (with the… Read More

December 18th, 2020
Real Farmers Need Protection

🚜 Massive protests in India On the outskirts of Delhi, hundreds of thousands of farmers have been blocking many of… Read More

December 17th, 2020
Farm Case Study 26: Tania Beagley-Brown, Somerset

👩‍🌾 Tanya tells us that commercial pigs “aren’t a patch on her traditional rare breed Oxford Sandy & Blacks”. All… Read More

December 11th, 2020
Treat the root causes of a broken farming system, not the symptoms

⚠️ New Tory amendment could strip the Trade and Agriculture Commission of more power A newly proposed amendment to the… Read More

December 4th, 2020
Implications of Global Trade

🐷 Hurrah! What joy to hear about England and Wales imminent plans to ban the export of live animals for… Read More

November 26th, 2020
Globalisation or Local Renewal

Brilliant news! The High Court in New Zealand has ruled that the use of sow farrowing crates is unlawful, and… Read More

November 26th, 2020
Farm Case Study 25: Slade Farm Organics, Vale of Glamorgan

👩‍🌾 Polly from Slade Farm Organics says despite lockdown, nothing much has really changed. All the animals still need to… Read More

November 12th, 2020
UK Food Standards at Risk

Due to the Tories’ massive majority, no amendments got into the UK Agriculture Bill that would ensure that our high… Read More

November 11th, 2020
Farm Case Study 24: Seaview Farms, Ulster

🐖🌳🌊 Seaview Farms is a diversified, grass-based, beyond organic farm with a focus on soil health and regenerative agriculture 🌱… Read More

November 3rd, 2020
Last day to Save Our Standards, ACT NOW!

The heavens were on our side as the rain briefly stopped on Halloween night to allow farmers and community food… Read More

October 29th, 2020
Neoliberal Tory Myths

Many readers have forwarded us letters they received from their Tory MPs explaining why they voted against the amendment in… Read More