FoA’s Campaigns Director, will be a featured speaker at the Conscious Eating Conference hosted by United Poultry Concerns and held at: David Brower Center in, Berkeley, CA on Saturday, March 19! Registration opens at 9 AM and Friends of Animals will also have a table with literature and merchandise as well. Get more information about the event on their Facebook page and read more about Birnkrant’s talk below:

Free-Range” Ranching and Animal Agriculture’s Devastating Impact
on the Environment & Wildlife
Presented by Friends of Animals
10:40 – 11:20 am

This presentation will deconstruct the myth that “free-range,” farming is better for the environment and animals and will connect the dots between animal agriculture’s destructive impact on the environment and wildlife species that are being eradicated due to the increasing popularity of free-range ranching and farming methods and habitat destruction. The products of animal agriculture—whether they come from massive commercial farms or small-scale free-range farms, are the leading cause of alarming environmental problems, and this talk will detail these facts and compare and contrast how a shift to a plant-based diet is the solution.

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