Factory Farming is Bad for Investors, Too

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Everyone knows that factory farming is bad for animals, humans, and the environment. Now, with our help, a growing number of financial institutions are realizing that it's bad for investors, too. With input from Farm Forward, a groundbreaking new report calls into question the wisdom of investing in industrialized animal agriculture. Published by [...] Read More

Celebrating Thanksgiving

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Every Thanksgiving, we gather with our family and friends to celebrate what we’ve been thankful for in the past year. Thanksgiving, more than any other American holiday, also invites us to reflect on the food we put on our table. For those of us who oppose the cruelty and waste of factory farming, [...] Read More

Taking Factory Farms Out of Higher Ed

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An increasing number of institutions are joining consumers in seeking out food choices that align with their values.[note] Animal Welfare Institute, “Consumer Perceptions of Farm Animal Welfare,” accessed August 24, 2015, available here[/note] College students and dining service administrators alike want to make sure that the products being served in their cafeterias are [...] Read More

"Eating Animals" Reading Guide

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Welcome to Farm Forward’s reading guide for Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer. Whether you have already read the book or are simply interested in learning more about it, we’ve collected a number of resources here to assist you. Below you will find key excerpts from Eating Animals, questions to guide discussion in [...] Read More

Eat Well. Do Good.

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Over the past four years we’ve worked with poultry farmers and animal welfare experts to build a cutting-edge resource for consumers seeking higher-welfare poultry products and plant-based alternatives. These efforts have culminated in the launch of BuyingPoultry, our free online guide that not only shows you which products are best and worst nationally [...] Read More

The Future of Food

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American entrepreneurship has changed the world more than once and will play a key role in defeating the factory farm. Farm Forward spoke to executives from two companies (Hampton Creek Foods and Beyond Meat) that recently turned the head of Bill Gates. These compassionate companies are using technology to create “cleaner food” with [...] Read More

The Veganist

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Bestselling author, “veganist,” and friend of Farm Forward, Kathy Freston is undoubtedly one of the most important and influential public advocates for dietary change in America. In the hands of this articulate, savvy, and stylish spokesperson, low-and-no meat diets that were once thought of as radical have been transformed into simple, elegant ways [...] Read More