Gandhi’s birthday — What will You Do Today in His Honour?

SOURCE: FFL.ORG 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 non-violent civil disobedience, he led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom…

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New Food for Life Documentary Released: Uniting the World Through Pure Food

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 daily…

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The Food Yogi INTERVIEWED on the YOGA TalkSHOW

EPISODE 108 How to Serve 2 Million Meals on a Daily Basis and Change the World If you cannot see the audio controls, your browser does not support the audio element Prefer to download? Download  Email This Paul Rodney Turner, the “Food Yogi” is the international director of Food for Life and the co-founder of Food…

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Why are bad habits hard to break – and what if those habits are food for your soul?

Habits are something we all have. They can haunt us like wicked ghosts hanging on our back, or just be little annoyances like the occasional mosquito on a starry night. Whatever the case may be, they are often not beneficial to hold on to. Especially, when we consider how transient this world is and how…

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Interview on Main Street Vegan Radio show

June 4, 2014 — During my 20 minute radio interview on Main Street Vegan show hosted by Victoria Moran, I discuss Food for Life’s beginning and work, as well as food yoga philosophy. I am the 2nd guest on the show and my interview starts around 14 mins in. GO HERE: http://www.unity.fm/episode/MainStreetVegan_060414

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Uniting the world through pure food – Imagine!

If there is one thing absolute in this world it is that food has the power to unite. And the recent floods that devastated parts of the Balkans is a case in point. People from all ethnicities are reaching out to help their “brothers” and “sisters.” Using the purest food (prasadam) to create peace and…

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Would you like to help some survivors of the cruel dairy industry?

Paramatma Animal Sanctuary is the only sanctuary in Colombia that protects animals of different species — birds, horses, cattle, dogs, cats and rodents. We are the second animal shelter in all of South American that protects cows. Paramatma currently cares for one cow and one bullock. Gita Our cow, Gita was rescued from a slaughterhouse…

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We cooked a vegan lunch for the president of Uruguay

The idea of cooking a vegan lunch for the President of Uruguay was something I immediately thought about after my partner Juliana told me about Jose “Pepe” Mujica. She was like a little girl when describing this amazing man. She then showed me youtube videos and translated speeches he had given at the United Nations…

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My journey with Food for Life – A summary of 30 years of service

I could hardly imagine Food for Life being so successful when I first became a volunteer way back in 1984. Back then, I worked as an assistant cook and server at a free food cafe called, Gopals in Parramatta, Australia. That was one of the first free food cafes set up by the Hare Krishna…

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Jayapataka Swami talks about the beginning of Food for Life

Jayapataka Swami was one of my early inspirations in my service to Food for Life. I wrote him many times through letters and later emails for guidance in the 80s and 90s as a monk, and whenever he saw me he told me, “Please tell me how I can help you.” He loved that I…

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