Industrial Agriculture

North Carolina Factory Chicken Farmer Exposes Perdue’s Version of “Humanely Raised”

Fairmont, North Carolina chicken farmer Craig Watts watched Perdue corporation chairman Jim Perdue in a company promotional video a while back and was shocked by what he saw. “Doing the right thing is things like treating your chickens humanely,” said Perdue in the video. Watts, who raises over 700,000 chickens annually for the corporation, and…

Industrial Agriculture: A Recipe For Disaster

Achieving Truly Sustainable Food Security Only Possible Through Small-Scale Farming & Agroecological Methods, According to UN Report [originally published on the Petaluma Bounty blog in March 2011, the central themes of this piece are more important than ever in light of unimpeded climate change, economic collapse, fossil fuel depletion, poverty and hunger] The UN Special Rapporteur…