factory farming

New Jersey Court Rules Factory Farm Practices Not Humane

Article: 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

Article: 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…