factory farming

New Jersey Court Rules Factory Farm Practices Not Humane

New Jersey Court Rules Factory Farm Practices Not Humane

TRENTON, New Jersey, July 31, 2008 (ENS) – Factory farming practices cannot be considered humane simply because they are widely used, the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled Wednesday, setting a legal precedent for further actions to end the worst abuses on factory farms throughout the United States. In a unanimous decision, the court struck down…

Think Global, Eat Local

Think Global, Eat Local

With the arrival of spring comes the increased opportunity for many of us to feast on food grown locally; for TreeHuggers, that’s generally within 150 miles or so. When it comes to being an environmentally-aware person and good TreeHugger, eating local is near the top of the list; we mentioned it on this blog before…