News and opinion on corporatization of food and agriculture.
Working to stop the loss of productive farmland and promote healthier farming practices in the U.S.
Information, ideas, and strategies for activists opposed to factory farming. Topics cover the environmental, health, economic, social and animal welfare costs of large-scale animal production, as well as trends toward sustainable alternatives to factory farms.
Some systems of ecological arable farming which use only organic fertilisers contaminate the soil with levels of cadmium, copper and lead which are twice as high as when a combination of both animal manure and artificial fertiliser is used.
Offers alternatives to factory farming by using Maine as an example compared to other states like North Carolina and Iowa.