Industrial farming is a catastrophe. Responsible farmers can take these steps to help build an ethical, equitable, and sustainable food system.

Our current food system is unsustainable. For example, 26% of anthropogenic greenhouse emissions come from agriculture, while 14.5% come from animals – the same amount as the whole world's transportation. While consumers have their part in changing the food system, farmers have a responsibility to put people and the planet before profits. This article will outline the steps farmers can take to reduce emissions and make the food system more sustainable.