Business and Farmer Resources

Farms and businesses that are listening to today’s consumers know that good farm animal welfare goes beyond personal ethics—it’s essential for building a sustainable and trustworthy brand. Small farmers, large producers, independent businesses and large corporations should all play a part in building a more humane, accountable food system, and stand to benefit from customer loyalty, talent draw and retention, reduced risk and gained market opportunity.

Using in-house knowledge of animal welfare science, certification standards and public relations, the ASPCA is helping farmers and companies adopt meaningful and transparent animal welfare policies and practices. To learn more about the Shop With Your Heart program and how your business can benefit from working with the ASPCA, contact [email protected].

Higher-Welfare Farming funding
During the COVID-19 pandemic, higher-welfare farmers are being hard hit by changing supply chains and lost markets. We've compiled a collection of emergency funding and resources available to those farmers who may be struggling.
The ASPCA Shop With Your Heart list of distinguished brands is a consumer resource that recognizes companies leading the way with welfare-certified supply chains.
The ASPCA welfare-certified farms list recognizes farms across the U.S. that are certified by a meaningful animal welfare program, thereby helping consumers connect with more humane local farms.
Create Change with Food Polices & Procurement
These leading food companies in every sector are working with the ASPCA to add animal welfare to their missions and corporate social responsibility goals.
Our Guide to Welfare Certification explains the value and distinguishing features of various welfare-certification programs and can help you determine which one might be a fit for your farm or business.
National polls show that Americans, regardless of age, gender, income or political party, care deeply about the treatment of farm animals and want them to be protected from suffering.
The ASPCA is helping school systems, municipalities and other institutions adopt the Good Food Purchasing Program to source higher-welfare, more sustainable food.

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