July 22nd, 2016
Something we can all agree on?

At Farms Not Factories we often get a lot of flak, particularly from vegans, for advocating the consumption of meat… Read More

July 14th, 2016
Talking Pigs

There are infinite sensory differences between a high-welfare pig farm and a factory pig farm. At a factory farm, smell… Read More

June 30th, 2016
Guest Blog – Why High Welfare Pigs Are Less Likely To Need Antibiotics, from Roam Sticks

As I look out my kitchen window, I can see our breeding herd grazing happily in a field of organic… Read More

June 24th, 2016
5 Ways Pigs And Humans Are Alike

The recent spotlight on pigs as potential harvest for organs has got me thinking about the ways in which our… Read More

May 12th, 2016

TURN YOUR NOSE UP AT PIG FACTORIES Dominic West, Rupert Everett, Jon Snow, Jeremy Irons and Vivienne Westwood are some… Read More

October 23rd, 2015
The Rise Of Intensive Pig Factories In Northern Ireland

Many people in Britain have long looked across the Atlantic in horror at the gigantic animal factories that have spread across… Read More

September 15th, 2015
Our Top 6 Farm Supporters

Farms Not Factories believe that the provenance and traceability of the meat we eat must be of highest concern. It’s… Read More

September 4th, 2015
Guest Blog: Swillington Farm – From Farm to Fork

Have a read of this guest blog written by Swillington Organic Farm. As well as being listed on our High… Read More

February 24th, 2015
Factory pig rearing doesn’t work – the costs are too high

The Environment Agency’s (EA) decision to refuse a permit for a 25,000 intensive pig rearing facility near Foston in Derbyshire… Read More

October 14th, 2014
Animal Cruelty

Industrial pig production is a system designed for maximum efficiency, producing as much yield and profit as possible. This model… Read More

October 9th, 2014
Progress in Agriculture Doesn’t Have to Mean Leaving the Past Behind

If we are to continue being able to feed the world’s rapidly growing population sustainably, innovation and expert knowledge will… Read More

September 16th, 2014
Is the Red Tractor on the right path?

Labelling can be confusing for most of us, especially as there are more labels on our food then ever before…. Read More