Eating


How much grain does it take to produce a KG of Meat? So you are ready to tuck into your utterly delicious looking bacon and eggs and your friend – possibly feeling resentful about the lack of mouth-watering aroma wafting from their cold crisp salad – drops this comment into the conversation: ‘Did you know that agriculture is responsible for 51% greenhouse gas emissions’ and ‘it takes 1 billion litres of water to produce a KG of beef?’...

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Did you know In 2007 almost 1.4 billion hectares of land were used to produce food not consumed? This represents a surface larger than Canada and India together. One-third of all the food we produce globally goes to waste when 870 million people go hungry every day. 28% percent of the world’s agricultural area – is used annually to produce food that is lost or wasted.1 Running an ethical meat business is REALLY hard and is why many...

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I recently saw a video shared on Facebook of a hyena disembowelling a wildebeest. The shocking part was that the wildebeest was fully conscious and sitting upright, it was simply immobilised due to injury or exhaustion. I was totally horrified and it made me angry at the hyena for a ‘silly’ second. I wanted the hyena to have compassion for the poor beast, or at least put it out of its misery before he started tucking in! This started...

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Cowspiracy is a mock documentary film by A.U.M. (Animals United Movement) Films & Media. The film is a docu-drama, American style affair, or ‘mock-doc’ about climate change and intends to ‘wake up the world’ and shock you into action. Over the last few weeks and months, I have had this film mentioned many times in response to my articles about grazing management techniques designed to build carbon and to help climate change. Now...

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