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NRDC, tracking factory farms issues / Facebook post, Whatcom Hawk, Wendy Harris

15 hrs  December 19, 2015  Wendy Harris

The NRDC is doing a very good job of tracking factory farms issues, and if you think this is not a Whatcom County issue, think again. 414 more words


Another County CAO Citizen Advisory Committee meeting / Facebook post, Whatcom Hawk, Wendy Harris

13 hrs  December 16, 2015  Wendy Harris

So I am not very excited about another County CAO citizen advisory committee meeting. Every single thing I say or write is either ignored or summarily rejected by the anti-regulation majority and it feels like a big waste of time. 122 more words


Not All The Crap Is In The Lagoon / Facebook Post, Whatcom Hawk, Wendy Harris

19 hrs August 13, 2015  Wendy Harris

Oh Yoo hoo… Whatcom Dairy Families. Everyone is talking about CAFO regulations right now so I went looking at your new website. 119 more words


Washington is Powered By Cows / Facebook Post, Whatcom Hawk, Wendy Harris

14 hrs  August 11, 2015  Wendy Harris

Hey look, right on the heels of tomorrow’s webinar on the new preliminary CAFO (confined animal feedings operation) permit requirements, which expired in 2011, the dairy industry is again running their “sponsored content”, which is what the Herald calls a paid advertisement that is written to look like an article. 173 more words


The Meaty Issue

This year I decided to raise some meat chickens. I had several reasons for doing so, including that I had some ideas for how to feed chickens to maximize their omega-3 content and how to fit them into a very small operation. 533 more words

Urban Homesteading

Cow Country: The Rise of the CAFO in Idaho

As mega-dairies and feedlots make up more of Idaho’s dairy industry, the conflicts between people and cattle are increasing

Guess what.  There’s shit in the air and water around these facilities and people are getting sick. 108 more words



Imagine living beside a factory farm with 2,000,000 plus chickens.  That is what neighbors in Jay County are facing if an Ohio man has his way.  487 more words