Monthly Archives: March 2011

Factory Farm vs Family Farm

Here is a nice breakdown of the issues pertaining to health, antibiotics, environment, animal waste, soils, hormones, genetics, fuel, transportation, animal welfare, and employee working conditions between family/small scale and factory farms. This is the breakdown of everything I could … Continue reading

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CAFOs linked to swine/H1N1/bird/gremlin flu?

Okay, only one of those is potentially made up. Recently, I have been scouring the world wide web in search of data which would support using factory farms as a sustainable way to feed our country and the rest of … Continue reading

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Settlement for more info gathering on factory farms aka CAFOs

Last May, several environmental groups along with the EPA and other bureaucratic powers came to a settlement to gather more information from factory farms. This article gives all of the details and it sounds like they are moving at least … Continue reading

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Sustainable farming

I have been reading a lot lately on organic and sustainable farming. It seems as though everything I have read indicates that we could very well sustain our food needs as well as those of the world as our global … Continue reading

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Cornfields in Iowa

My brother got his graduate and masters degrees from the University of Iowa so I had the fortune at 17 of seeing what a cool place Iowa City was. Nice people, a lot of drunk college girls on friday nights … Continue reading

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Avoid YouTube and my blog topic

So I had an interesting morning trying to find a pro-factory farming video on YouTube. I’ll do you a favor. Don’t. If you feel like trying, get ready to hate yourself but at the same time, I would gladly accept … Continue reading

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so Wegmans is definitely messing with us, right?

Wegmans is a grocery chain which has been growing in the Northern Virginia area for the past few years. I think I first heard of them about 5-6 years ago as a kind of offspring of Whole Foods and Costco. … Continue reading

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