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More than 20 cows are crowded together side by side in the milking area of a dairy farm in Chile. The milking process is done using machines and happens three times each day.
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
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
Understanding the Effects of Factory Farming
FFAC intern Sanjula Panday discusses some of the impacts of factory farming on animals and public health.
May 13, 2020
Standing in Solidarity with Workers in Meat Processing Plants
Meat-processing plants around the US have been hotspots for the novel coronavirus. Over 5,000 workers have tested positive for COVID-19 and at least 20 have died. As a result, many workers are required to work longer and more frequent shifts.
May 08, 2020
Six Ways to Prioritize Health and Wellness During Stay at Home
FFAC’s Chicago Director Ali Fairchild shares a few ways to stay healthy during stay at home
May 06, 2020
Eat Green for Earth Day!
On the 50th Earth Day celebration, Green Monday Director Hannah Kinder discusses the environmental impact of animal agriculture and the amazing impact Green Monday has made.
Apr 22, 2020
Exploring the Link Between Factory Farming and Pandemics
As the world continues to face an unprecedented global pandemic, recognizing the connection between pandemics and factory farming may be helpful in reducing their future spread.
Apr 17, 2020
How FFAC is Moving Forward in the Face of COVID-19
During this uncertain time, FFAC wanted to take a moment to apprise you of both the measures we’re currently implementing as well as the direction we’re taking to ensure continued stability and ever-increasing impact, even in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mar 26, 2020
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