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

November 13th, 2014
EU to allow national bans on GMOs

On Tuesday, MEPs voted to allow national bans on Genetically Modified (GM) food crops for environmental and health reasons, even… Read More

October 15th, 2014
Environmental Impacts

The food system has become  global, making the process of getting food onto our plates very complex. The combined effects… Read More

October 10th, 2014
‘Free trade’ – but who’s really paying for it?

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership is a ‘free trade’ agreement being negotiated – in secret – between the European… Read More

October 6th, 2014
Feeding Our Food; the important issues

The analogy of farms as factories goes beyond the sheer volume of meat produced and the efficiency and relentless pace… Read More

September 23rd, 2014
Picture of climate march with Cara Delevingne

iamcaradelevingne: #farmsnotfactories #climatemarch #peoplepower #sustainableenergy #savethearctic #ourplanetsworthsaving #fortheloveofeverybody @sophiaaekerrison The Pig Pledge hung out with supermodel Cara Delevingne at Sunday’s… Read More

September 22nd, 2014
Climate-Smart Agriculture: Can it do what it says on the tin?

The new Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture is due to be launched tomorrow and, although some praise the intentions of… Read More

May 13th, 2014
The Pig Pledge – A Plea for Ethical & Eco-friendly Eating

By Alex MacEachern & the Farms Not Factories Team,   May 11, 2014 Seasonal eating, organic fare, homegrown produce and such are… Read More

January 10th, 2014
Soy Story: Factory farming and the destruction of lands and lives in Argentina

The world’s reliance on soy to feed factory farmed animals is having a devastating impact. In Argentina, ’Big Soy’ production… Read More

November 29th, 2013
The Pig Idea Feast

thepigidea: On the 21st November The Pig Idea team served over 5,000 portions of food to the public for free…. Read More