The short and long term outlook of food and drink production on sustainability and permaculture. Impact of factory farming, common agricultural policy and subsidisation policies.

Animal welfare for cloven hoof animals

In the years before industrialised farming became the day to day norm, smaller local farms and abattoirs were often seen as the best quality for a fair price. As beef has become cheaper and easier to buy from supermarkets, local production has seen significant decline. A recent report revealed over the past 40 years local farms & abattoirs have declined by 50%.