The rise of the mega farm [WFJ #31]
Supersized factory farms, like those in Somerset, are proving a detriment to rural landscapes and communities
We all know we should probably eat less meat. Yet – even with stats suggesting Brits are succeeding in cutting back – the drive for producing more, cheaper animal protein doesn’t seem to be subsiding.
The rise of the ‘mega farm’ is a case in point. In the US, a mega farm is essentially a hyperindust…