August 3rd, 2017
Sam Leach & Mary Holbrook – Rooting For Real Farms

Mary Holbrook’s battered white van drew up outside Sam Leach’s Birch Restaurant in Bristol to deliver a half British Lop… Read More

July 27th, 2017
James Golding & Alan Bartlett – Rooting For Real Farms

James Golding, Chef Director at The Pig Hotel chain, believes that for taste and texture in the meat pigs must… Read More

July 19th, 2017
Amelia Freer & Helen Browning – Rooting For Real Farms

When you look at Helen Browning’s British Saddleback pigs rooting for worms and grubs in the organic fields and wallowing… Read More

July 12th, 2017
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall & Peter Greig – Rooting For Real Farms

‘I want to eat pork from pigs that have been reared outdoors, free to enjoy the rooting, snuffling and social… Read More

July 5th, 2017
Jemima Jones, Lucy Carr-Ellison & Ben Goldsmith – Rooting For Real Farms

Of all the rare pig breeds, Tamworths are the most closely related to the Forest Pig that roamed  through the… Read More

June 26th, 2017
Mark Hix & Peter Gott – Rooting For Real Farms

Mark Hix’s quest for traditional British farm produce led him to Peter Gott’s stall in Borough Market where he was… Read More

June 21st, 2017
Damian Clisby & Harry Boglione – Rooting For Real Farms

Harry Boglione, who supplies his parents’ restaurant Petersham Nurseries with organic meat and vegetables from his farm in Dorset, told… Read More

November 21st, 2016
Guest Blog – Buying Meat: The Questions to Ask Yourself, by Amelia Freer

We each approach life with a vastly different set of ideas, beliefs, concerns and expectations which guide our decisions. Respecting… Read More

September 6th, 2016
Antibiotic resistant superbugs found in factory farmed pork

After decades of pumping antibiotics into livestock to compensate for inhumane and disease-inducing conditions, bacteria are now fighting back. A… Read More

September 2nd, 2016
In search of the elusive grass fed pigs

Grass Fed beef and lamb are becoming quite common it would seem.  Having 4 stomachs, one in particular called the… Read More

August 2nd, 2016
Not just cruel to pigs – farmers are the other victims of intensive animal farming

Last Sunday was a big day for me. The Mail on Sunday ran my article about the dreadful conditions in… Read More

July 28th, 2016
Tracy Worcester goes undercover to expose illegal practices in the UK pig industry

UK pig farm undercover exposé (10min version) Share Share UK pig farm undercover exposé (2min short) Share Late one evening… Read More