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Ban glyphosate and protect people and the environment from toxic pesticides The Agri-activism campaign for Food and Agriculture is asking people to visit their local supermarkets, fill their baskets and trolleys with weed-killers that contain glyphosate, and ask to see the manager. The store managers should be politely informed that glyphosate seriously damages human health… continue reading

The next film in the celebrity chef series features James Knappett, head chef at Bubbledogs and the Kitchen Table restaurants and his chosen pig farmer, Fred Price whose Tamworth pigs are raised outdoors in pockets of woodland on his farm in Somerset. ‘We raise Tamworths because they are slow growing and they have a ratio… continue reading

There is a good story behind everything on the shelves of the Peoples’ Supermarket in Holborn, a non-profit food co-operative which Arthur Potts Dawson and others started 8 years ago. Now it has many thousands of members who are also customers and are involved in sourcing decisions. ‘All the items on the shelves have been… continue reading

A Pig Thank You!

We want to say a great pig THANK YOU to Julie-Ann Randell – who, earlier this month, walked a massive 40 miles to raise over £1000 for Farms Not Factories! It took Julie-Ann 17 hours to complete the 40 mile circular walk called ‘A Coventry Way’, and she didn’t stop there! After the walk, she… continue reading

Activist legend Vivienne Westwood has designed a T-shirt  exclusively for Farms Not Factories (featured in Milan fashion week). These limited edition T-shirts are now ready to order just in time for Christmas through our online shop and EcoHustler. They’re 100% organic cotton and ethically sourced. Help support our work by buying them at £30 each!… continue reading

Last week, our film Pig Business in Chile won the Best Author’s Approach Award at the International TV Festival in Bar, Montenegro. The Festival celebrates television and documentaries “as a medium through which to build roads of cooperation and understanding”. Pig Business in Chile documents the struggle of the residents of Freirina, a commune and… continue reading

Vivienne Westwood demonstrated her support for The Pig Pledge campaign in suitably glamorous style – designing a t-shirt to express her Moral Outrage against factory pig farming and showcasing it on the models for her new collection. Here she explains what led her to support the campaign: Spring- Summer 2015 Imagine Tracy Worcester, now approaching… continue reading