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environmental racisim: hog farms in north carolina

The first thing Violet Branch does when she wakes up is to inhale through her nose to see whether the smell of hog excrement from across the street has seeped into her home again. 181 more words


Farming Methods Matter: Animals

There has been an increasing push against the consumption of animal products. Studies arise stating that animal products cause cancer, contribute to cardiovascular disease, etc. We are told they are bad for the environment and inhumane. 1,027 more words


September 2015: Gluten-Free Baking and Lifestyle with Suzanne Peters

Entrepreneur and fearless baker extraordinaire Suzanne Peters spoke at our September meeting. Last time, she did a live demo of her popular coconut flour muffins. 717 more words


Invisible Geographies: Violence and Oppression in the Prison Industrial Complex and Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations

Nowhere is the act of violence more complete, sustained, and systematically codified than in the Prison Industrial Complex (PIC). Through overt physical domination, the psychological and bodily control of inmates is maintained. 211 more words

Intentional Shared Suffering: A Comparative Analysis of Varied Pig Production Methods in a University Setting

We extend the notion of shared suffering first articulated by Donna Haraway (2008), and developed by Jocelyne Porcher (2011) to suggest that while shared suffering is unintentional in production environments, an ethic of intentionality should be employed. 132 more words

Busy Summer

As the Water Is for Fighting project winds down in edit, I’m looking forward to the next bunch of projects and wanted to share some photos from the summer. 409 more words


Why Non-Pastured Meat and Eggs Are Junk Food

Above is an idyllic photo of a herd of cattle being driven out to pasture by yours truly in the expansive valley east of the Crazy Mountains in central Montana. 1,518 more words

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