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The modern day Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO) is both a crowning achievement of short-term human scientific prowess, and profound monumental hubris with terrible consequences unfolding now, and yet to unfold.
In part 2, food writer and activist Dan Imhoff talks about Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations to a Portland Friends of Family Farmers audience.
January 8, 2010 “Several states recently banned specific practices that are common in CAFOs (confined animal feeding operations), taking small steps to level the playing field for more sustainable farms.” h/t @OrganicConsumer Go to Original Source…
November 08, 2010 An appropriate post for a Monday – for those of you who follow #meatlessmonday… Chef, journalist, and meat-eater Kim O’Donnel wrote The Meat Lover’s Meatless Cookbook as one way to approach a healthier lifestyle, which also would also lead to less impact upon the environment. According to the review, there is a […]
There is a war between several animal rights organizations and modern industrial agriculture. This battle is political and personal and it is spilling out into the open. On the front lines of the animal rights movement with the founder of the Farm Sanctuary in Watkins Glen, New York.
November 15, 2010 Continuing on the #meatlessmonday theme… If you’ve ever wondered how much of an impact is caused by our love of eating meat, watch this short documentary video by Inform. According to the film, it takes 7 pounds of grain and 2500 gallons of water to produce 1 pound of hamburger. Then there’s […]
January 8, 2010 A Farm Foundation Roundtable discussion took place today. Michael Dimock, of Roots of Change (ROC) was present, offering “ten basic building blocks” for a new social contract. Dimock goes on to say, ” I am a realist who looks at the past and says we can, we will, and we must change […]
This post is under construction. A new video player will be added shortly. The technical designation is CAFO, and it stands for “Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation”. To their detractors, they are often referred to simply as “factory farms”. Although CAFO can be very broadly applied to farms with even small numbers of livestock, for those […]
CAFO: As Dan Imhoff explains in part 1 of this video— editor of the new (coffee table size) book CAFO, a large body of illuminating essays, and full spread pages of (full-throttled) images depicting a litany of inhumane livestock conditions and their effects—the toll of these CAFO operations upon local communities, public health, and the […]
Animal rights advocate and top animal science expert, Temple Grandin, says that we are harming the dairy cow in this country.
The director of the Animal Law Clinic at Lewis and Clark Law School discusses the animal welfare laws pertaining to factory farms.
Nicolette Hahn Niman identifies 5 commonly held myths about our industrial food system.
Paul Hawken eloquently explains how the price of food is divorced from its true costs, and what this really means for society.
Food.Farmer.Earth newsletter: Harriet Fasenfest shares practical tips for how to put up food for use throughout the year. Virginia Yoder provides a fascinating glimpse into a way of life that has largely vanished from the American landscape. The Weekly Roundup, and more.
This page contains a video playlist guide of food and sustainability leaders that have appeared on Cooking Up a Story from our interview and talk segments.
Art Thelin has worked on a Wisconsin dairy farm just outside the town of LaFarge since before he could read or write. Dairy farming is in his blood. Excerpt 8.