Spring Soiree Success!

Thank you to all of the guests, volunteers, and sponsors who made our Spring Soiree garden party a lovely success. The event was held at a private home in Ross, near Marin. Guests enjoyed lived jazz music from the Laura Austin Wiley trio: Gourmet vegan cheese from Miyoko’s Kitchen (coming soon to a Whole Foods […]

Inspiring High Schoolers

Within the past year, there has been a dramatic increase in the number of high school students who have contacted us for information for research projects, and in the number of high school students who want to schedule presentations at their schools. Last week, two students from Irvington High School in San Leandro took this […]

Earth Day Success!

If you were asked to name a single industry that was one of the leading causes of climate change, water pollution, deforestation, and resource depletion, what would you guess? Perhaps the oil and gas industry? The answer is the animal agribusiness industry. This might seem shocking to a lot of people, especially if you look […]

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 […]

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