December 5th, 2014
Save our bacon: why we need to conserve rare breeds

Pig breeding since the 1950s has orientated around pigs which produce the best cuts of meat for the lowest cost…. Read More

November 28th, 2014
Awfully good offal

What is offal? The word offal originates from the Middle English meaning ‘refuse from a process’ and refers to ‘the… 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

November 4th, 2014
Eat for Victory!

This post was written by Clare from Eat for Victory – she is a Pig Pledge supporter (, nutritional expert… Read More

November 3rd, 2014
Pig Business in Chile film award

Last week, our film Pig Business in Chile won the Best Author’s Approach Award at the International TV Festival in… Read More

October 24th, 2014
An Open Letter to Vegetarians and Vegans

Going vegan or vegetarian is admirable, and we at Farms Not Factories fully support it, hence the ‘go meat-free’ option… Read More

October 21st, 2014
Review of Ted Genoways’ ‘The Chain – Farm Factory and the Fate of our Food’

Here at Pig Pledge HQ we’ve been eagerly awaiting the arrival of The Chain by Ted Genoways. The Chain is… Read More

October 21st, 2014
Hurrah! The Pig Pledge has officially launched… on social media! (^(oo)^)

The Farms Not Factories team are pleased report that the launch of our Pig Pledge digital campaign last week was… Read More

October 20th, 2014
The Butchery writes about the Pig Pledge!

Farms Not Factories was excited to see our Pig Pledge campaign written up by one of our supporter butchers, The… 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 17th, 2014
FarmDrop ~ Reconnecting our Supply Chain

Want to support farmers who are raising pigs ethically? Take the Pig Pledge today and vote with your wallet every… Read More

October 16th, 2014
Wrecking Rural Economies & Communities

Farming has always exerted a strong influence on the rural landscape and it’s people, shaping it physically, providing economic stability… Read More