Remember the awesome “Portlandia” “Is it local?” chicken sketch from its first season? The sketch pokes a little fun at the people involved in the hyper-locavore movement. Food and Water Watch paired up with actors Constance Zimmer (“House of Cards,” “The Newsroom”), Raphael Sbarge (“Once Upon a Time”), and Samantha Ressler (“This is the End”) to create a parody of the sketch, and it’s well done.
“Is it Factory Farmed Chicken?” educates viewers about the process and consequences of chicken raised and processed in factory farms. Watch and learn a little something, and then see how you can take action once you’ve watched the video.
And, if you’ve never seen the original Portlandia chicken sketch, you need to watch it. Beware, if you’re someone who cares about eating locally produced food, but you have no sense of humor, you might be offended. I hope that’s not the case though.