Author Archives: Ashley Capps

Ashley Capps

Ashley Capps received an M.F.A. in creative writing from the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Her first book of poems is Mistaking the Sea for Green Fields. The recipient of a 2011 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, she works as a writer, editor and researcher specializing in farmed animal welfare and vegan advocacy. Ashley has written for numerous animal justice organizations, and in addition to her ongoing work for A Well-Fed World, she is a writer and editor at
Free from Harm. She also teaches writing workshops. For more information, visit her website.


Ashley Capps, Author at A Well-Fed World's Posts

Why We Need Plant-Based Approaches to Global Hunger

Why We Need Plant-Based Approaches to Global Hunger

The holiday season is officially upon us, and groups like Heifer International and OxFam are ramping up their "animal gifting" donation campaigns with a deluge of catalogs and emails encouraging people to "gift" farmed animals to food insecure families in developing countries. But animal agriculture is a leading contributor to climate change and food insecurity. Here's why efforts to reduce global... »

7 Ways Plant Foods Are Fighting Global Hunger

7 Ways Plant Foods Are Fighting Global Hunger

Animal agriculture is a major driver of climate change and food insecurity. Efforts to reduce hunger should focus on sustainable plant-based approaches wherever possible. Here's why and how. »