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Pig Farming

This Is What a Happy Pig Looks Like!

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.24.2014 | Green
Maria Rodale

If people are going to eat a pig, it should be a happy organic pig. Sadly, right now, there are not enough organic pigs available to feed our hunger for organic pork.

Vegan PSA Hopes To Convince You Pigs Are Friends, Not Food

Posted 03.26.2014 | Green

Despite ample evidence that pigs are just as smart as some dogs, factory farm conditions remain abysmal, "ag-gag" laws are spreading and humans are ea...

Happy Pigs Make Happy Meat?

Bob Comis | Posted 04.19.2014 | Food
Bob Comis

In the current discourse, happy pigs are the ideal alternative to the miserable and abused pigs raised in factory farms. Happy pigs become happy meat, and happy meat is good. We should feel good about eating happy meat.

The Importance of Our Evolution Beyond Killing for Food

Bob Comis | Posted 03.05.2014 | Green
Bob Comis

As a pig farmer, I live an unethical life shrouded in the justificatory trappings of social acceptance. What I do is wrong, in spite of its acceptance by nearly 95 percent of the American population. I know it in my bones.

Chilean Riot Police Attack Protestors Demonstrating Against Food Giant

Tracy Worcester | Posted 02.09.2013 | World
Tracy Worcester

Tracy Worcester, founder of Farms Not Factories and producer of the film Pig Business which exposes the dangers of intensive pig farming, has just ret...

A Week In The Life Of A Pig Farmer

Posted 05.09.2012 | Food

Food Informants is a week-in-the-life series profiling fascinating people in the food world. We hope it will give you a first-hand look at the many di...

Resistance to Factory Pig Farming Gathers Steam

Tracy Worcester | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tracy Worcester

Between 2005 and 2009, I made Pig Business by tracking US pork giant Smithfield Foods, Inc. as it swept into Poland and took advantage of cheap labor, poorly enforced environmental laws, and a government fragile in its post-communist years.

From Superbugs to Sustainability: a Fifth-Generation Producer's Mission to Raise Pigs without Antibiotics

Russ Kremer | Posted 04.05.2013 | Green
Russ Kremer

With this award, I continue to share my life's purpose to educate, demonstrate, and evangelize the need for sustainable food systems that public health first. There's no greater joy than to give life to these new models of hope.