Project Animal Farm: An Accidental Journey Into The Secret World Of Farming And The Truth About Our Food

July 6, 2015|
Project Animal Farm: An Accidental Journey Into The Secret World Of Farming And The Truth About Our Food by Sonia Faruqi
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Born out of a global expedition fearlessly undertaken by a young woman, Project Animal Farm offers a riveting and revealing look at what truly happens behind farm doors.
     Sonia Faruqi had it all--an Ivy League degree and a job on Wall Street. But when the banking industry collapsed, she found herself with extra time on her hands. The night she arrived at a small organic dairy farm would change her life for the better, although it didn''t seem that way in the beginning. First, she had to come to grips with cows shocked into place, cannibal chickens, and "free range" turkeys that go nowhere. But there were bright lights as well. Happy, frolicking calves on a veal farm, and farmers who cared as much about the animals as their pocketbooks. What started as a two-week volunteer vacation, turned into a journey that reached into the deepest, darkest recesses of the animal agriculture industry.
     Surrounded by a colourful cast of characters, Faruqi''s quest to discover the truth about modern agribusiness took her around the world, from egg warehouses in Canada to dairy feedlots in the U.S., pig facilities in Malaysia, chicken factories in Mexico, Mennonite pastures in Belize, and more. Lively, edgy, and balanced, Project Animal Farm sheds light on the international agribusiness, with the ultimate goal of improving the lives of farm animals here at home. Using her finance background to forecast the future of agriculture, Faruqi discusses the changes we need to make--using our forks and our votes. 

 

    
SONIA FARUQI graduated from Dartmouth College with cum laude distinction and several honors and recognitions. She then worked at an investment bank on Wall Street, before changing her path to investigate animal farms around the world, toward the aim of improving animal lives and reforming our current system of food production. An uncon...
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Title:Project Animal Farm: An Accidental Journey Into The Secret World Of Farming And The Truth About Our Food
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:336 pages, 9.25 X 6.19 X 1.3 in
Shipping dimensions:336 pages, 9.25 X 6.19 X 1.3 in
Published:July 6, 2015
Publisher:Norton
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781605987989

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