Skip to main content
Menu

Cartoon   |   Meat

Ellis: Apocalypse Cow

Apocalypse Cow

Ellis on George Monbiot's prediction of the end of all farming as we know it and 'Apocalypse Cow'. 

    Comments

    dee@integrityltd.com

    6 Months 2 Weeks

    I'm watching 'Apocalypse Cow' and it's not easy viewing. I choose to buy organic (I have done so many years) and specifically from Riverford because, and I hope I'm not being stupid and naive but I want to believe Riverford's suppliers care deeply for their land and their animals. Also that these people don't dump their waste irresponsibly and damage our waterways etc. I am not a vegetarian or a vegan. But I have reduced the amount my family eat substantially and all our diary is organic. I cannot ignore the fact that eating meat and consuming diary products does damage our planet and I want to reduce my personal footprint and endeavour to negate the damage. I have to balance our diet because my husband is diabetic and keeping him healthy is my top priority. I think I'm seeking reassurance so I can continue buying every week from Riverford........ is that so bad????

    1 Reply

    view replies

    Comments Editor

    6 Months 1 Week

    Riverford sell Soil Association certified organic meat from suppliers they have worked with for many years, and so animal welfare and care for the environment are central to what they do. Their guideline is to make organic veg the star of the show, and if you choose to eat meat to eat 'less and better'.If you have any questions, do contact the customer services team on the farm at help@riverford.co.uk and they will be happy to help.

    0 Reply

    Ellis

    Ellis is Wicked Leeks' regular cartoonist, commenting on anything from food politics to farming. 

    Wicked Leeks: Coronavirus Special

    Wicked Leeks issue 3 is out now, covering the impact of coronavirus on food, farming and changing habits, plus opinions, interviews and the best seasonal recipes.

    Read more

    Store cupboard tips and tricks

    Make your own Nutella, wow your family with an Italian breadcrumb flourish or transform store cupboard staples into delectable desserts.

    Read more
    carrots

    Live Life on the Veg

    Riverford's veg hub, with recipes, veg help and community ideas.

    Go to Riverford