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Colonization and Diet: Why Plant-Based Diets are Nothing New
FFAC summer college interns Cora Gertjejanssen and Jennifer Bass give a brief history of veganism and the role plant-based diets have played in different cultures.
Sep 02, 2020
How the Family Farm Brought Two Cousins to Plant-Based Eating
FFAC college interns and cousins, Cora Gertjejanssen and Britt Cripps, share how their experiences on their family farm led them to plant-based eating and animal advocacy.
Aug 12, 2020
Factory Farming and Environmental Racism
FFAC college intern Abel Radian gives a brief overview of the connection between factory farming and environmental racism.
Aug 05, 2020
Cellular Agriculture – The New Food Revolution
FFAC board member and microbiologist Raphael Roccor discusses the rising technologies that may revolutionize the way we produce food.
Jul 24, 2020
Reaching Out to Local Communities about Pandemic-EBT Benefits
FFAC college intern Joleen Gomez shares her experience working with Mandela Food Cooperative to ensure local communities utilize California’s pandemic-EBT to purchase healthy food.
Jul 13, 2020
Black-Owned Vegan Businesses You Can Support
A compilation of some of our favorite Black owned vegan and vegan-friendly businesses you can support today!
Jun 17, 2020
Top Five Tips for Having Conversations, Not Confrontations
Whether you’re talking to family about the recent protests or fielding questions from friends about your dietary choices, these strategies can help you have discussions rather than arguments.
Jun 10, 2020
Top Ten Ways to Support a Cause Without Being on the Front Lines
With protests against police brutality and racial injustice erupting across the country, many people are wondering how they can get involved besides being on the front lines. FFAC founder Katie Cantrell shares ten ways to support a cause without being on the front lines.
Jun 05, 2020
Credit: Mandela Grocery Cooperative
Standing In Solidarity With Black Communities
FFAC stands in solidarity with Black communities over the deaths of George Floyd and so many others. We are deeply disturbed by systemic oppression and are committed to raising awareness of racial injustice.
Jun 03, 2020
What is Regenerative Agriculture?
Regenerative agriculture is an alternative to conventional farming practices that serves to embrace a naturalistic approach to farming and grazing. This form of agriculture retains a heavy focus on improving organic soil matter and increasing biodiversity to combat environmental degradation that results from conventional farming techniques and factory farming.
May 27, 2020
Asthma in Communities Around Factory Farms
May is Asthma Awareness Month. Over 25 million Americans suffer from asthma, with 10 of them losing their lives each day. The leading chronic disease in children, asthma is the top reason for missed school days. America’s under served communities, mostly poor and Black or Brown, experience higher rates of illness and far worse outcomes.
May 22, 2020
No, Slaughterhouses Are Not Essential Businesses
Let’s call out corporate meat for its exploitation of workers, animals, the environment, and public health.
May 20, 2020