Today, thousands of events are taking place across the US as part of the Center for Science in the Public Interest’s annual Food Day Celebration. The events − ranging from film screenings to cooking demos and much more − aim to draw attention to our country’s urgent need for food policy reform.
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This week, environmental activists from around the world will join former Vice President Al Gore in Chicago for training through the Climate Reality Project. It’s a three-day summit focusing on public speaking, community organizing, and the latest climate science, with the expectation that in the next year, they’ll each host their own climate-related events and submit articles to newspapers about this important issue.
You know you can bake at home without using eggs, so why don’t major food manufacturers cut the cruelty and go egg-free? Enter Hampton Creek Foods, a one year-old company backed by well-known venture capitalists that is cracking the code on eggs and hatching a cruelty-free solution.
Even for those of us who weren’t chemistry buffs, the periodic table of elements always had interesting appeal, perhaps because the renowned chart demonstrated so much ingenuity and potential in the world around us. What else has potential? Choosing vegan foods. Simply by leaving animals off of our plates, we can prevent and reverse illness, preserve the environment and precious resources, and protect billions of cows, chickens, and pigs from a life of suffering.
Do you know a young person who’s looking to make a big impact? Be sure to let them know about Youth Empowered Action (YEA) camps! YEA is a summer camp for motivated young activists where they learn skills and meet like-minded people from across the country. And you’ll be jealous of what they’ll be eating while they’re at camp.