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Animal Place Veganic Farm

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Thanks to support from VegFund, Animal Place Veganic Farm has truly thrived this season. The micro-farm experiment evolved into a definitive farm with the sale of produce to visitors and vegan restaurants. Efforts in community outreach and education have expanded to include public workshops, farm tours, elementary school connections and a live-in farm internship program. Farm to school Farm to School is a USDA funded program in Nevada County that promotes healthy eating through partnerships with local small farms. As a partner farm with a...

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ADVERTISING 101

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By Elana Kirshenbaum, VegFund’s fall 2012 intern Often the best way to learn about anything in life is through your mistakes. Years ago, when I began doing vegan advocacy, I didn’t know much about advertising and hadn’t considered what it takes to attract people to events. I’ll never forget our first outreach fundraiser: a huge yard and bake sale planned at a local church.  An abundant array of gently used items from knick knacks to small appliances filled the large space, vegan baked goods and...

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