This week Patrick talks to former environmental lawyer Nicolette Hahn Niman
In recent years Nicolette has gained an international reputation as a campaigner for sustainable food production and farm-animal welfare. The discussion was prompted by a feature in The Guardian, in which Nicolette describes the thought-process behind switching from being a vegetarian of 33 years, to becoming a cattle rancher and advocate for the role of livestock in sustainable farming systems.
Read Nicolette’s article in the Guardian here
“Bottom line, we need animals in the food system as they play a tremendous important role in creating that biological health, which is the cornerstone for healthy food.”