Help Us Win!

  FFAC has the opportunity to win $40,000 worth of advertisements on San Francisco’s subway system for the third year in a row! The BART Blue Sky Contest awards free advertising space to the top three local environmental non-profits that receive the most votes on Facebook. FFAC won in 2012 and 2013 (ads pictured above). […]

Animal Place Field Trip

There really are no words to describe what 700 chickens looks like, you just have to experience it. Last weekend I did just that. Animal Place is a farm animal rescue and sanctuary, as well as an education and adoption facility. The rescue portion takes place at their Rescue Ranch located in the outskirts of […]

Activists at the Table Conference

Thank you so much to everyone who attended the Activists at the Table conference last weekend, and to our wonderful volunteers and speakers who made the conference happen! In case you weren’t able to attend, here’s a recap: Devika Ghai and Emily Harden from the Pesticide Action Network spoke about the human rights implications of […]

Activists at the Table

This Saturday, March 15th, from 10am to 3pm in 60 Evans Hall at UC Berkeley, FFAC is hosting a conference exploring the surprising interconnections between food choices and activism. Join us for an afternoon of thought-provoking lectures, conversation, and free local, organic lunch provided by the Berkeley Student Food Collective Reserve your ticket online before […]

International Women’s Day

Yesterday was International Women’s Day, a global holiday dedicated to inspiring women and celebrating their achievements. In honor of International Women’s Day, our Executive Director spoke at the Wo/men’s conference at St. Mary’s College in Moraga. When people think of the issues associated with factory farming, animals are usually the first to come to mind. […]

We Are What We Eat

Whether it’s the chocolate cake that brings us bliss or the old leftovers that don’t sit quite right in our stomachs, we all know the drastic impact that food can have on the state of our minds and bodies. Luckily for us, we have a choice in what we choose to put in our bodies. […]

In Our Own Backyards

When most people think of factory farming, they imagine giant feedlots in the Midwest that supply fast food restaurants like McDonalds and Burger King. But the reality is that 99% of all animal products come from factory farms, some of which are in our own backyards. Since FFAC is headquartered in the San Francisco Bay […]

Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Turkeys

With Thanksgiving coming up, turkeys are on all of our minds. From the animals themselves to the production of turkey, here are some surprising things you might not know: 1. Flock vs. rafter While many people use the term flock, technically a group of turkeys is called a rafter. 2. Turkeys are omnivores In the wild, […]

Vegan Mac Down

  GET YOUR MAC ON at the first ever vegan mac & cheese bake-off! Sample all the entries & vote for your fave mac & cheese.   GET DOWN to DJ sets from DJ MIGGY STARDUST and TRAILS AND WAYS   GET MORE EATS from local food vendors: Green Girl Bakeshop Nature’s Express Sjaak’s Organic Chocolates Hampton Creek Foods Two Mamas Vegan Kitchen   TO COMPETE IN THE MAC DOWN: […]

What About Workers?

There’s been much talk this week – from the Washington Post to Mother Jones – of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s proposed plan to increase line speeds and privatize inspections at slaughterhouses. The plan, called HAACP-Based Inspection Models Project (HIMP), would result in millions of dollars in increased profits for multinational agribusiness corporations at the expense […]

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