Interested in learning more about farmed animals?
We offer a variety of talks to schools, summer camps, libraries, and community centers on the following topics:
Chickens and egg industry
Cows and dairy industry
Impact of animal agriculture on our planet (a favorite with high schools)
The life of farm animals (for younger kids)
The talks cover the ethical, environmental, social, and health impacts of animal agriculture. They are age-appropriate and the content and length can be customized to your needs.
Here are our popular talks:
A Hen's Tale: From a Battery Cage to Playing Cards
Come and listen to the story of Marjo, a laying hen rescued from a factory farm who learned to play cards. Learn how chickens make great pets and what is involved in keeping them in your backyard.
The Cost of Milk: Stories from the Dairy Industry
Learn about the social life of cows and the reality of the dairy industry. There will be an interesting discussion about the impact of milk on the planet, our health and the animals.
The Myth of Humane and Sustainable Meat
Learn about our food system and the animals we eat. Let's look at the commercial beef, pork, chicken, and fish industries. We will discuss food labeling and welfare, as well as the current relevant legislation and policies. While exploring the environmental, social, and health impacts of industrial farming, we will try to answer the question : Can animal agriculture ever be humane and sustainable?
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The knowledge you shared was a perfect fit for the age range of our campers and although it’s certainly a challenging subject to learn about, you approached it with tact, humor and enthusiasm. We couldn’t have asked for a more positive experience.
- Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA
Clorofil’s thoughtful and insightful presentations on chickens opened many students eyes and hearts to the reality of who chickens are and the lives that far too many of them face in factory farming. Isabelle skillful invites the students to learn and to ask questions about what differences they can make through their own actions.
- Santa Cruz county animal shelter
Isabelle’s lecture on the Dairy Industry was very enlightening. She covered so many aspects related to the subject, including cows as living beings, the effect of the dairy industry on the environment and food alternatives to dairy products. The subject was well researched and everyone learned something new.
- Palo Alto JCC
We also recommend the Farm Sanctuary's humane education online program.