These coordinators are developing invaluable resources for nonprofits in the area so they can better source veg fare and more easily implement veg policies. Now and in the coming months, Deva, Janice and Barbara will undertake outreach at area conferences, seek out additional endorsements, and work with local volunteers and activists.
If you're in one of these regions, please reach out to your coordinator and see how the Food for Thought campaign can benefit you!
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DEVA HOLUB is the Chesapeake Regional Coordinator for Animal Place's Food for Thought Campaign. Vegetarian since the age of seven, Deva made the change to a vegan lifestyle in 2009 after reading Jonathan Safran Foer’s “Eating Animals”. She currently resides in Glen Arm, Maryland with her husband, Matthew, and two cats, Alphie and Sophie. She is also the proud co-owner, manager and full-time baker of, Sweet Dukes Vegan Bakery, a small-batch organic, vegan bakery she founded with her husband.
NEW ENGLAND │JANICE KRISH
JANICE KRISH is the New England Regional Coordinator for Animal Place's Food for Thought Campaign. Based in Salem, MA, Janice has previously work at The Humane Society of the United States and FOUR PAWS International. As an animal advocate and entrepreneur she finds ways to make a difference for animals. Before moving to MA, she founded an animal ministry in CT, All Creatures Great & Small, and has started, The Underdog, an animal welfare newspaper for college students. She feels lucky to be able to work with her bunny, Fun, close at foot. She sees the Food for Thought program as a golden opportunity to choose compassion and looks forward to introducing fresh and innovative veg food caterers to your community.
BARBARA TROYER is the Northwest Regional Coordinator for Animal Place's Food for Thought Campaign. She also passionately advocates for animals, people, and the earth as the producer and co-host of All Things Vegan Radio; as Co-Executive Director of VegNet Bend; and through her work with a nonprofit that teaches nonviolent communication skills. Barb is finishing up her M.A. in Humane Education and is always seeking more ways to use her master's degree plus her writing, design, and IT skills in service to nonhuman animals. She has shared her home with many rescued cats and dogs and is currently ruled by five cats.