Category : education


Green Acres Farm Sanctuary

Located 45 miles south of Portland, Green Acres Farm Sanctuary aims to create compassion through rescue, education, and service. They offer educational tours, work parties, and volunteer opportunities. But most importantly, Green Acres provides refuge for over 125 animals including: chickens, ducks, goats, sheep, and horses. The mission of Green Acres Farm Sanctuary is the prevention of cruelty...

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Teaching about jackfruit (to pre-schoolers)

One of our original Kickstarter prizes was a pre-school lesson plan + lunch; this was something we were really excited to do. Last week I headed to a Portland-area preschool, full of 4 & 5 year olds, with a jackfruit and a world-map in hand (both were donated to the school). The classroom gathered around on the carpet, in front of the reading chair, as I introduced myself. "Tofuna Fysh...

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HEART Promoting Humane Education

About: HEART's mission is to foster compassion and respect for people, animals and the environment by educating youth and teachers in humane education. Tofuna Fysh is donating 50 cents for every veggie salad unit sold, at Food Fight! Grocery, during the month of October. Did you know that there are Humane Education laws in Oregon? Oregon 336.067 Instruction in ethics and morality. (1) In...

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A healthy school lunch should include a lesson plan about food

What better opportunity to discuss where food comes from, than during lunch time - either before or after eating. There are a lot of important concepts that children should learn over the course of their education - especially early on. Born to eat, children spend a lot of time being fed but how much time learning food sources? In Tofuna Fysh, there are several exciting ingredients including...

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Organic Soy vs Textured Vegetable Protein

What's the difference? Organic textured soy is made by removing soybean oils using a natural water process*, then cooking, extruding and drying ground soy which is later re-hydrated in water (and organic apple cider vinegar). It is not processed with any chemicals and there is no unnatural residue. *most non-organic soy (aka: soy protein isolate, soy protein concentrate or textured...

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