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The Silent Victims of Animal Agriculture: Pregnant Farmworkers
In the United States, farm work is one of the top 10 most dangerous jobs. With women making up 25.5% of this work force, the occupational hazards exclusive to women's health is important to be aware of.
Oct 20, 2021
Using Indigenous Farming Practices to Combat Factory Farming
It is evident that the mass production of food has negatively impacted our natural environment, but the question now is what do we do about it?
Oct 13, 2021
Factory Farming is a Feminist Issue (Part II)
The expectation and representation of eating habits for men in Westernized culture contributes to the growing consumption of meat across the nation.
Jul 21, 2021
Factory Farming is a Feminist Issue (Part I)
The connections between animal agriculture and sexism reveal the cruelty inherent in both.
Jul 21, 2021
Factory Farming's Impacts on Indigenous Populations
A discussion of some of the impacts factory farming wreaks on indigenous populations in the United States.
May 26, 2021
Dangerous Working Conditions on Factory Farms
A deadly nitrogen leak at Georgia chicken plant highlights the dangerous conditions on factory farms.
Feb 10, 2021
Celebrating and Supporting Black Led Vegan and Food Justice Organizations
To celebrate Black History Month, we highlight some of the many Black led organizations working on issues connected to food, race, social justice, and identity.
Feb 04, 2021
Connecting Factory Farming and the Prison Industrial Complex
FFAC summer interns Barbara DeSilva and Elly Ren discuss the links and shared history of factory farming and the modern day US prison industrial complex.
Oct 07, 2020
Food Justice and Related Movements
FFAC’s Director of Strategic Partnerships Amy Halpern-Laff discusses food justice and its connection to restorative justice.
Sep 23, 2020
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
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
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
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