New law to take effect on January 1, 2018.
Maybe we can’t solve intractable problems of hunger and food insecurity in America, but we certainly could do much more to help to improve the lives of many that would also benefit society as a whole.
The director of the Animal Law Clinic at Lewis and Clark Law School discusses the animal welfare laws pertaining to factory farms.
What if in the name of reducing the federal deficit, taxpayers helped sponsor programs that increased the rates of diabetes, heart disease, and cancer upon the general public?
We would do well to listen to what Rachel Bristol, longtime CEO of the Portland Food Bank has to say on the subject of poverty and food insecurity in the U.S.
Earl Blumenauer feels that the 2012 Farm Bill should benefit the majority of hard working farmers— not a small minority as currently exists.
In part 2, food writer and activist Dan Imhoff talks about Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations to a Portland Friends of Family Farmers audience.
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.
Dan Imhoff author of the Food Fight: The Citizen’s Guide to the Food and Farm Bill talks about the Farm Bill of 2012.
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 […]