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EARTH DAY 2022

​Animal agriculture is a leading cause of water pollution, deforestation, air pollution, and climate change. This Earth Day (and every day) we are teaching people about the impacts of our food system.

FFAC at an event near you

Credit: Jo-Anne McArthur / We Animals Media

Bay Area

Monica Chen is speaking in Mountain View, CA on 4/23 as part of the Earth Day Celebration.

Monica is also speaking in San Francisco, CA on 4/23 as part of Earth Day SF.

Southern California

Rowdy Keelor is speaking virtually at tUrn Week on Climate Humor at Santa Clara University on 4/22 (more info).

Rowdy is tabling at Earth Fair 2022 in San Diego on 4/23.

Rowdy is speaking at UC San Diego’s 7th Annual Green Talks Event on 4/28 (more info).

Colorado

Alexis Miller is speaking at Regis University in Denver, CO on 4/18

Utah

Chris Shapard is tabling at Westminster College in Salt Lake City, UT on 4/21.

Illinois

Iris Woosley is tabling at Oakton Community College in Skokie, IL on 4/21 and 4/22

Kimberly Backman is speaking at Truman University in Chicago, IL on 4/21.

Take Action: Vegweek

Researchers at the University of Oxford found that eating a plant-based diet could reduce an individual's carbon footprint from food by up to 73 percent. (Source)

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Our Programs

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Classroom Programming

FFAC classroom programming educates people about the impacts of factory farming on people, animals and the planet.
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Advocacy Institute

FFAC's Advocacy Institute equips high school and college students with comprehensive knowledge and experiential training to advocate successfully in their communities.

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What Is Land Use, Land Use Change, and Forestry? Is Land Use Change Bad?
In the Amazon rainforest, a howler monkey swings from tree to tree as a family of green winged macaws fly over the forest canopy below. […]
At COP27, Holding Meat and Dairy Accountable for Emissions
FFAC’s policy director shares an update COP27 and making factory farming part of the conversation on climate change.
Factory Farming in Illinois: Polluted Waters and Communities
Factory farming practices in Illinois negatively impact local waterways and rural communities.
Cattle, Cellulose, and a Changing Climate
Methane from factory farmed animals are a major contributor to climate change, luckily we have the power to curb these emissions with our food choices.