CAFO’s & Communities

CAFO's & Communities explores the impact of the hog industry on Eastern North Carolina. Shoresides talks to community members, farmers, lawyers, advocates, activists', scientists and scholars about how concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFO's) have shaped people's lives and health in the coastal region.

Hosted ByDedan Waciuri

All Episodes

A Brief History of Eastern North Carolina’s Hog Industry

How did we get from small farms, like the one in Charlotte’s Web, to factory farms? In this episode of CAFO’s & Communities, we explore the history and politics...

The Communities

“We were just sitting on the porch like normal on a beautiful Saturday. And then we heard this tractor, and then all of a sudden this animal waste was...