FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Who founded EarthSave?
Foundation was founded in 1988 by celebrated author John Robbins. EarthSave
was the direct result of the overwhelming reader response
to the 1987 publication Diet for a New America.
John continues to support the ongoing educational activities of the EarthSave
Foundation as Chairman Emeritus of its Board of Directors. His latest
bestseller is The NEW Good Life: Living Better Than Ever in an Age of Less. Visit John's site http://www.johnrobbins.info
What does EarthSave do?
the educational work that Diet for a New America began.
EarthSave educates, inspires and empowers people to shift toward a plant
based diet centered on fruits, vegetables, grains and legumes - foods
that are healthy for people and the planet.
How does EarthSave receive funding?
Funding is received
through memberships, contributions from foundations, corporations and
Do I need to eat a vegetarian diet to join?
prefer to talk about eating a more plant-based diet and not to label anyone
"a vegetarian." We provide education, support and encouragement
to move TOWARD a plant-based diet.
and respects that individuals make daily food choices due to a number
of factors. These factors include habit, social and cultural expectations, convenience,
choices prepared in the home or school, mass advertising, peer pressure,
and family demands. EarthSave's mission is to provide factual
information and education about nutrition, support, encouragement, and free programs for those interested in improving their health.
What kind of educational materials do you have?
Our educational series
includes pamphlets about eating for optimal nutrition, and making the transition
to healthy food choices for families.
What are local EarthSave chapters?
Local EarthSave chapters
take the organization's message to the local community. They support local
people interested in changing their diets by providing educational materials,
holding activities such as monthly potlucks, video showings and special