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Green Economy: Sustainable Agriculture Includes All of Us

The current food production system is an extremely resource intensive one, where millions of animals are slaughtered to keep up the high demand of cheap meat. The industry is a slave to this demand, relying on traditional economies of scale and forgoing proper oversight. This results in meat contamination, manure runoff and inhumane slaughter, not to mention environmental destruction.

February 11th

Proposed Legislation to Protect Egg-Laying Hens

United Egg Producers and several animal welfare groups, including Farm Sanctuary and the Humane Society of the United States, have come to an agreement on new legislation to protect egg-laying hens. The law would cover living spaces, uniform labeling on egg cartons, and worker safety.

July 11th

Martha Stewart’s Vegan Show with Twitter’s Biz Stone, Farm Sanctuary’s Gene Baur, & Veganist’s Kathy Freston

Following Oprah’s lead, Martha Stewart had an hour-long all-vegan show this week.

Farm Sanctuary is an amazing organization that I would give a ton of props to. And, news to me, the organization apparently convinced Twitter co-founder Biz Stone to go vegan. Martha Stewart had both Biz Stone and Farm Sanctuary’s co-founder and president Gene Baur on the show, as well as Kathy Freston, author of the Veganist (who was also on the Oprah vegan show and helped lead the Harpo staff of 378 on a one week vegan challenge).

April 1st