Why are restaurants and farmers markets coming together across Georgia to stand up for pastured poultry? Because Factory Farmed Poultry Harms Us All… Animal Welfare The modern broiler chicken is unnaturally large and has been bred to grow at an unnaturally fast rate causing many serious welfare consequences. Environment In Georgia alone, industrial poultry operations produce enormous volumes of waste, collectively approximately 2 million tons of poultry litter annually, about 20% of the US total. Human Health The factory farming of chicken is resulting in more foodborne illnesses and antibiotic resistance. Workers Growers, catchers and processing plant workers are detrimentally impacted by excessive repetitive motion, exposure to respiratory toxins, and a growing gap between grower income and operational costs. For more information, read on at http://georgiansforpasturedpoultry.org/pastured-poultry-facts/ What’s the alternative? Pastured Poultry! Taste the difference on our dinner menu all week long with our Roasted Darby Farms Chicken Roulade: pasture-raised chicken, basted with piri piri (a touch spicy), salad of basmati rice with field peas, local bell peppers, tomatoes, basil, and scallions, yogurt, almonds {23} Georgians for Pastured Poultry is made up of a multi-stakeholder group including Chef Shaun Doty of Bantam & Biddy restaurant (set to open this fall), Compassion in World Farming, Sierra Club, Georgia Organics, GreenLaw, White Oak Pastures, Darby Farms and others. The mission of this organization is to make Georgia the leader in the production and consumption of pastured poultry.

Why are restaurants and farmers markets coming together across Georgia to stand up for pastured poultry?

Because Factory Farmed Poultry Harms Us All…

Animal Welfare
The modern broiler chicken is unnaturally large and has been bred to grow at an unnaturally fast rate causing many serious welfare consequences.

Environment
In Georgia alone, industrial poultry operations produce enormous volumes of waste, collectively approximately 2 million tons of poultry litter annually, about 20% of the US total.

Human Health
The factory farming of chicken is resulting in more foodborne illnesses and antibiotic resistance.

Workers

Growers, catchers and processing plant workers are detrimentally impacted by excessive repetitive motion, exposure to respiratory toxins, and a growing gap between grower income and operational costs.

For more information, read on at http://georgiansforpasturedpoultry.org/pastured-poultry-facts/


What’s the alternative? Pastured Poultry! Taste the difference on our dinner menu all week long with our Roasted Darby Farms Chicken Roulade: pasture-raised chicken, basted with piri piri (a touch spicy), salad of basmati rice with field peas, local bell peppers, tomatoes, basil, and scallions, yogurt, almonds {23}

Georgians for Pastured Poultry is made up of a multi-stakeholder group including Chef Shaun Doty of Bantam & Biddy restaurant (set to open this fall), Compassion in World Farming, Sierra Club, Georgia Organics, GreenLaw, White Oak Pastures, Darby Farms and others. The mission of this organization is to make Georgia the leader in the production and consumption of pastured poultry.