We hear you! Announcing FFAC’s Future Initiatives

Looking back on the past four years, we’re amazed by FFAC’s growing community. In 2014 alone, over 2,000 people have attended our presentations on factory farming. And last month, 150 friends chowed down with us in Oakland at a Free Vegan BBQ – our largest monthly event yet! We appreciate everyone who helps us raise […]

BART Ad Designs!

And now for the moment you’ve all been waiting for… the unveiling of this year’s BART ad designs! For the third year in a row, we won almost $50,000 worth of advertising on the San Francisco public transit system. The ads will launch in September, but here’s a sneak peek at the designs: Station Ad […]

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. […]

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