Reflecting on Seaspiracy

“No water, no life. No blue, no green.” – Sylvia Earle, Mission Blue We’ve put this article together to explain the major take-home points raised by the documentary, Seaspiracy. In recent years, there have been a number of high-impact environmentalist documentaries designed to make us pause and re-think the actions of humans. Documentaries such as […]

New report sheds light on the problem with factory farming


“Factory farming, like comparable evils throughout history, depends for its existence upon concealment.  It depends on people either not noticing or wilfully averting their gaze.”  – Matthew Scully  The Cheaper Food Paradigm In early February 2021, Chatham House (a world-leading policy maker based in London) published a pioneering report entitled “Food System Impacts on Biodiversity Loss” which highlights the devastating […]

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Our herd of rescued goats

Have you been wondering what we’ve been up to at the sanctuary? ​ Tree planting This year, we received 420 native tree saplings from The Woodland Trust to plant at Goodheart Farm Sanctuary.  This means that we are able to support the lives of our local wildlife, including badgers, foxes, birds and invertebrates, that make […]

Know your labels

Food labels can be helpful, but what do they really tell us? Published October 2020 Clever marketing phrases Although they may sound appealing, terms such as ‘farm fresh’, ‘locally-reared’, and ‘ high welfare’ on animal product packaging in fact mean nothing at all. For many consumers, these advertising terms paint a picture of an idyllic, […]