sanctuary farm brings a food justice focus to

The Abolitionist Vegan Society – Advocacy Veganism

They do not promote veganism an ethical position against all animal use including food clothing entertainment and testing They only address food Within their addressing of food they focus on meat To focus on meat as the problem is to focus on vegetarianism as the solution

25 Tips and Ideas for Planning a Successful Food Drive

Dec 31 2019Theme Ideas A meaningful theme will help boost involvement and give your group cohesion for publicity and branding materials "Meat" the Need - Depending on the need of your partner organization you may want to focus on gathering high-protein food items To take advantage of this theme create posters and cardboard cutouts with meat-related images

20 Organizations Fighting For Food Justice – Food Tank

Agricultural Justice Project – AJP develops and distributes the Food Justice Certified label which ensures that all workers and farmers from farm to fork are treated and compensated fairly Operating on the principle that "transparency = trust" AJP is bringing the international fair trade program to the U S context setting the bar

About Us — Sanctuary Kitchen

She has worked in farm-based education youth development and forestry and is currently the Education Director for Connecticut Forest Park Association She earned a Masters in Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning with a focus on community food systems and hopes to use her experiences to further the mission of Sanctuary Kitchen

It's Time to End Factory Farming

Oct 19 2011In response to this challenge Farm Sanctuary has organized the first-ever National Conference to End Factory Farming (taking place October 27-29 in Arlington ia) which will bring together more than 30 health environmental and animal welfare experts to tackle the problem head on

Award 2019

Farm Sanctuary also developed a Youth Action for Farm Animals program designed to empower youth to create change for animals The program includes resources tips and ideas created by members of their Youth Leadership Council to serve as a resource for other youth who are interested in animal activism The Youth Leadership Council provides the chance for students to connect with like-minded

The Abolitionist Vegan Society – Advocacy Veganism

They do not promote veganism an ethical position against all animal use including food clothing entertainment and testing They only address food Within their addressing of food they focus on meat To focus on meat as the problem is to focus on vegetarianism as the solution

It's Time to End Factory Farming

Oct 19 2011In response to this challenge Farm Sanctuary has organized the first-ever National Conference to End Factory Farming (taking place October 27-29 in Arlington ia) which will bring together more than 30 health environmental and animal welfare experts to tackle the problem head on

Food Workers Rally for Their Rights on May Day

May 03 2017In the wake of many similar anti-immigrant actions under the Trump administration the Food Chain Workers Alliance (FCWA) called on its 29 member organizations representing 300 000 workers across every segment of the food system to participate in the May Day protests this week Activists launched nearly 50 protests bringing 15 000 people to the streets of Los Angeles 4 000 to

Customary Cruelty in the Farm Industry: When Animal Abuse

Apr 03 2015The Animal Legal Defense Fund is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization Our EIN number is 94-2681680 The Animal Legal Defense Fund is rated four-stars by Charity Navigator is a Platinum Level GuideStar Exchange participant a Better Business Bureau Accredited Charity and an Independent Charity Seal of Excellence awardee ensuring that we meet the highest standards of accountability

8 Ways to Move the Food Movement Forward in the Age of

May 30 2017The food justice movement—despite its disparate constituencies—stands for the principle that people should have the right to shape their food environment By finding new ways to preserve and expand our rights to protest litigate propose legislation control our communities and respect the Constitution local food movements in New York

25 Tips and Ideas for Planning a Successful Food Drive

Dec 31 2019Theme Ideas A meaningful theme will help boost involvement and give your group cohesion for publicity and branding materials "Meat" the Need - Depending on the need of your partner organization you may want to focus on gathering high-protein food items To take advantage of this theme create posters and cardboard cutouts with meat-related images

It's Time to End Factory Farming

Oct 19 2011In response to this challenge Farm Sanctuary has organized the first-ever National Conference to End Factory Farming (taking place October 27-29 in Arlington ia) which will bring together more than 30 health environmental and animal welfare experts to tackle the problem head on

Higgins to Open Piggins—And Star in a Pandemic

Jul 24 2020Sanctuary Farm Brings a Food Justice Focus to Produce 08/14/2020 With Jenni Moore Photography by Jenni Moore Agriculture These Groups Are Bringing Black-Led Farming and Food Justice to Portland 07/08/2020 By Tiara Darnell Food News At

Events — C2C

Come learn about C2C's recent joint trip with leaders of Raid Relief to Reunite Families to San Antonio TX where we met with front line grassroots community organizations unions a multi-faith coalition and city officials regarding their immigrant justice work in response to the worsening conditions for migrants crossing the southern border into Texas

25 Tips and Ideas for Planning a Successful Food Drive

Dec 31 2019Theme Ideas A meaningful theme will help boost involvement and give your group cohesion for publicity and branding materials "Meat" the Need - Depending on the need of your partner organization you may want to focus on gathering high-protein food items To take advantage of this theme create posters and cardboard cutouts with meat-related images

Industrial Food Animal Production

Consolidation in agriculture is the shift toward fewer and larger farms The number of U S hog farms for example declined from 1 85 million to 63 000 between 1959 and 2012 Over the same period the average number of hogs per farm increased from 37 to 1 044 2 Image credit: Brent Kim Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future 2014

Michelle Cehn Hero of Compassion

Focus on what you can do (leaflet at your local college bring vegan cupcakes to work donate to Farm Sanctuary) rather than what you can't do Think about the incredible waves of change we're seeing in our society and remember that "the arc of the moral universe is long but it bends toward justice

If We Want to Support Refugees We Need To End the Wars

Mar 12 2018The Revival of the Sanctuary Movement The modern sanctuary movement evolved in the 1980s in response to the heavy hand of U S policies in Latin America—a history detailed extensively in a 2006 Migration Policy Institute paper by Susan Gzesh The right wing was on the rise then and so was the Cold War

Michelle Cehn Hero of Compassion

Focus on what you can do (leaflet at your local college bring vegan cupcakes to work donate to Farm Sanctuary) rather than what you can't do Think about the incredible waves of change we're seeing in our society and remember that "the arc of the moral universe is long but it bends toward justice

Farm animal stories with happy endings — Stone Pier Press

Dec 13 2018Environmental publishing with a food focus Donate So she called Woodstock Farm Sanctuary which was more than happy to take in Cici New York that gives farm animals sanctuary and advocates for animal rights in alliance with other social justice movements Donate Andy harvesting a pumpkin at Farm Sanctuary in New York

Meet the staff – Woodstock Sanctuary

Woodstock Farm Sanctuary was the place that inspired her to choose vegan in October 2015 after over a decade of a vegetarian lifestyle what better place to move forward? When not at the farm Lindsay is with her children Avery and Julian and keeps involved in activism attending Save Movement events whenever possible

Sanctuary Produce Farm is providing

Sanctuary Farm Brings a Food Justice Focus to Produce This volunteer-staffed farm feeds Black and brown Portlanders every week—many of them for free This volunteer-staffed farm feeds Black and brown Portlanders every week—many of them for free English (US) Espaol Franais (France)

A network of black farmers and black churches delivers

The system that grew out of the crisis is the nonprofit Black Church Food Security Network which helps congregations establish gardens and farmers markets on church-owned land It also connects them with black-owned farms and urban growers throughout the mid-Atlantic creating what Brown calls "pipelines for fresh produce from 'soil to sanctuary '"

In the News — C2C

December 2014: The Food Sovereignty Prize 2014: A focus on people agroecology October 2014: Food Day 2014: Food justice = worker justice! A Feud in the Field: Sakuma Bros Farms and the future of migrant workers September 2014: Activists who oppose World Food Prize create own award name winners 2013 October 2013: Sakuma Brothers Berry

Join Us Online This Week for Our Changemakers Challenge

Originally from Brookline Massachusetts Amanda has spent the past year as a farmed animal sanctuary volunteer in New Zealand and Australia She is passionate about social justice for humans and other animals and has been active in work surrounding gender and lgbtq+ issues farm worker justice immigrant rights environmental justice and

20 Champions of Black Maternal Health

Jun 30 2020Off Grid in Color is a farm and homestead sanctuary in North Carolina In addition to providing farm-raised food to the community the group offers holistic doula services and is committed to educating families about sustainability and the importance of food justice especially at the intersection of reproductive justice

Grants – Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation

Northeast Farm Access brings together farmers social investors and local allies especially conservation land trusts to revive and transform sustainable agriculture—yielding not just abundant clean local food but also a new generation of successful organic farmers

Award 2019

Farm Sanctuary also developed a Youth Action for Farm Animals program designed to empower youth to create change for animals The program includes resources tips and ideas created by members of their Youth Leadership Council to serve as a resource for other youth who are interested in animal activism The Youth Leadership Council provides the chance for students to connect with like-minded

Rowdy Sanctuary Faces Huge Fine After Court Ruling

Aug 07 2017A vegan farm animal sanctuary has called an unfavorable court ruling in a defamation case 'unjust and erroneous' Renee King-Sonnen founded the Rowdy Sanctuary [RGS] a non-profit organization with her husband Tommy Sonnen in 2015

We're at a Tipping Point—Toward Healing the Climate

2 Climate change is the undercurrent that drives and shapes our lives in countless ways Journalist Judith D Schwartz sees the term as shorthand "It's almost as if people think climate is this phenomenon determined solely by CO2 as if we could turn a dial up or down " she tells me over the