**Original subtitles in English. Please, use “Translate captions” by clicking [CC] to choose your own language** Mercy For Animals presents Farm to Fridge. Narrated by Oscar-nominee James Cromwell with music by internationally acclaimed producer Ben Frost, this powerful film takes viewers on an eye-opening exploration behind the closed doors of the nation’s largest industrial farms, hatcheries, and slaughter plants — revealing the often-unseen journey that animals make from Farm to Fridge. Learn more at: www.MeatVideo.com http www.MercyForAnimals.org
The good folks at the Belstra Group came over to Fair Oaks Farms to hold an educational luncheon prior to Belstra Milling Company’s 2010 pig farm tour. The event featured good information, good food and good friends for the day’s event.
Finca Las Nubes Sustainable Organic Farm living This totally private farm features hundreds of acres of indigenous forest which are enhanced by our annual planting of thousands of precious hardwood trees. Preservation and reforestation are a priority to creating an abundant future. The wildlife is healthy and protected within it. We have planted fruit orchards with dozens of varieties of citrus, mango, avocado, cashew, banana, papaya, coconut and many other exotic local fruits. We have planted coffee and cocoa. Organic vegetable gardens supply our needs. At the nursery we start from seed and cuttings all manner of fruit, and hardwood trees, ornamental plants and vegetables. We imitate nature, most farmers fight nature. Nature always wins. We make organic soil from worm castings fed from the wood shop shavings, cow and chicken manure and other organic waste. Compost and soil regeneration are key to a healthy farm. We employ mulching, composting and water saving techniques through the use of companion plantings, live and dead barriers, nitrogen fixers, organic fertilizers, organic disease control, biological pest control and plants that attract beneficials. There are chicken and turkey pens for organic eggs and meat. We have herds of cows, pigs and pelibuey (goat/sheep cross) to provide organic milk and beef. We do not intend on dying from eating chemically tainted foods. We have bee hives for honey and pollination. Oxen pull carts to move produce around the farm. Our farm …
Street theatre in Kingston. Stephen Harper ignores democracy and continues to ignore the evidence on prison farms. He still will not release the figures and budget relating to the decision to close Canada’s successful rehabilitative prison farm program.This program was looked at with admiration by other countries’ corrections departments and most importantly, was changing people’s lives by helping reduce the likelihood of re-offending, increasing public safety. Don’t believe Harper when he claims to be the expert on public safety. He’s shoveling loads of bullsh** on this issue! Visit www.saveourprisonfarms.ca for more!