What will you do today?

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Today marks the anniversary of one of the most famous and influential men of the modern era, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, born October 2, 1869.Gandhi was the preeminent leader of Indian independence movement in British-ruled India. Employing nonviolent civil disobedience, he led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world. Today he… Read More »

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FFL volunteers spread love in Buenos Aires

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Argentina is famous for its meat-centred cuisine and has the world’s second highest consumption rate of beef, with yearly consumption at 55 kg per head. In 2006, livestock farmers kept between 50 and 55 million head of cattle, mostly in the fertile pastures of the Pampas. The country is currently the third largest beef exporter… Read More »

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Food Yogi Random Act of Kindness Challenge

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I offer a challenge to everyone, but starting with 3 close friends, to do a random act of kindness with plant-based foods. Food for Life Global teaches that pure food has the power to create unity in the world, while the Paramatma Animal Sanctuary teaches that all beings deserve respect. It is my hope that this challenge goes viral and we all start honouring the spiritual equality of all beings.

The RULES of the CHALLENGE 

  1. Link back to this page: http://www.ffl.org/2014/food-yogi-random-act-of-kindness-challenge/
  2. Use ONLY plant-based foods (No meat, fish, eggs or commercial dairy)
  3. Give the food to a random human stranger or street animal in need
  4. Video it and have fun. Be creative. 
  5. Nominate 3 people that you feel will do this
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The teachings of Saint Francis are alive and well

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There are basically two distinct schools of Christian thought: The Aristotelian-Thomistic school and the Augustinian-Franciscan school.The Aristotelian-Thomistic school teaches that animals are here for our pleasure—they have no independent purpose.  We can eat them; torture them in laboratories – whatever we feel is necessary for our survival. Most modern Christians embrace this form of their… Read More »

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New Food for Life Documentary released – Uniting the World Through Pure Food

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The world’s largest plant-based food relief has a unique mission – the solution for world peace. This new documentary features some of the primary feeding programs the charity has around the world, including the Food for Life Annamrita midday meal project that feeds school children across India. Currently Food for Life Global affiliates serve up to 3 million meals… Read More »

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Food for Life in New Zealand making positive changes in the community

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Food for Life in the Northern Island of New Zealand received two glowing articles in the Whangarei Leader. One article featured volunteer Vanessa Hodgon who has served at the FFL kitchen for the last 18 months, while the other reported on the Corrections’ Vegetable Garden that supplies the FFL kitchen and the Salvation Army food bankReporter Penelope McConnell wrote:“Last Tuesday they were… Read More »

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FFL Annamrita’s food dispatch process is something to admire

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Everyday, 258 cooks prepare wholesome meals in 20 Annamrita kitchens and 301 vehicles carry hope and promise to over a million children in 6288 schools across India.After the raw materials have been procured, the rice cleaned and the cooking completed, the next challenge is the dispatch process. How to get so many meals out to the… Read More »

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Food for Life Annamrita receives Best Club Partner NGO Award

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The Rotary Club of Bombay Mid-Town honoured FFL Global affiliate, ISKCON Food Relief Foundation (IFRF) with PP Mohan Shahani Trophy for the “Best Club Partner NGO”, appreciating its contribution to the underprivileged children. Rotary president, Mr. James Brunner handed the award to Dr. Radhakrishna Das, Administrative Advisor of ISKCON Food Relief Foundation. Acting Continuously for Hunger… Read More »

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New Kitchen Religion Cookbook series launched

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The Hare Krishna movement is famous all over the world for the delicious meals they serve at large festivals. It is truly astonishing how the cooks are able to make so much food taste so good. As a result, the spiritual organizaton is often referred to as the “kitchen religion.” “I made this movement successful simply by… Read More »

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Food Yogi, FFL Director on Healthy You TV show

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Director of Food for Life and “food yogi”, Paul Rodney Turner was the special guest cook on Healthy You TV last week on FPA Channel 10 in Virginia. He made spicey potato parathas, raw mango/goji berry chutney and a raw vegan peppermint, chocolate chip ice cream. Food Yogi on the Healthy You TV show (30 mins)Behind the Scenes… Read More »

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