What might our food system look like if people truly understood – and thought hard about— the thinking and feeling capacities of farmed animals? Chickens and goats have great memories; cows grieve. Fish carry out complex communication; octopus express their moods. Pig lives are complex! And what about insects? Anthropologist and science writer Barbara J. King will discuss the evidence for animal cognition and emotion, and why it matters for who we (don’t) eat.
Learn more on this topic on January 25th at 1:00 p.m. for Vegan72 The Big Event held at the Hofheimer Building.