The Correctional Service of Canada’s new prison farm model, to be implemented by 2023, will be a commercial agribusiness in the form of an intensive livestock operation. Prisoners will factory farm thousands of goats to produce milk for the private sector, reportedly for Feihe International’s infant formula exports to China, in violation of domestic and international human rights and trade laws.
Evolve Our Prison Farms is a national justice movement advocating ethical prison farms. We oppose any model that exploits or harms prisoners or animals. We propose alternative models that are restorative and healing for prisoners, animals, and the environment.
2021 academic report: Canada’s proposed prison farm program: Why it won’t work and what would work better
Companion piece published in The Conversation: The Correctional Service of Canada’s goat plans won’t help inmates
Petition to STOP THE PRISON INDUSTRIAL GOAT FARM