July 13th, 2015
Farms Not Factories goes to the Great British Food Festival!

This weekend Farms Not Factories visited the Great British Food Festival in Staffordshire, where visitors signed the Pig Pledge and… Read More

February 24th, 2015
Press Release: Pig ‘factory’ plan thrown out

The decision this week to refuse permission for one of Britain’s first industrial-style farms, housing 25,000 pigs, has been welcomed… 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 17th, 2014
The Corporate Takeover of Our Food System

Until the 1950s most food was produced by small and mid-size family farms in ways that were both environmentally and… 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 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

October 1st, 2014
It’s Food Sovereignty Month: Let’s Define Our Own Food System!

Food Sovereignty and the Pig Pledge campaign share many of the same values; here are the ways that taking the… 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

August 21st, 2014
A simply complex relationship with meat

BBC photo We all know our consumption of meat in the West is unsustainable, yet we rarely question why. Conflicting… Read More

July 21st, 2014
The Field Magazine

Tracy Worcester, director of Farms Not Factories was invited by The Field magazine to write for their feature, “If I… Read More

November 28th, 2013
Christmas Comes Early For Local Campaigners As Ministry of Justice Opposes Foston Pig Farm

In what is expected to be a significant development in the long-running battle between Midland Pig Producers (MPP) and local… Read More