eatinganimalshog312x165sitting in the kitchen of one of the last family farms in america, foer comes face-to-face with factory farming, as the wife farmer tells the husband farmer of the proposed factory farm moving in next door, next to the hill where they were planning to retire. 6000 hogs stink. family farming these days is a political act. so is eating. and grocery shopping. and writing. and reading too. foer: ‘of course, these words i’m writing spring from that moment. if this story means something to you, then perhaps the drama of the growth of factory farming in that iowa kitchen will produce the resistance that will end it.’

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