Farm Sanctuary is a safe and loving home for former victims of the non-vegan food industry. A place for humans to meet lovely souls learning to trust again, while recovering from Post Traumatic Stress, after experiencing and witnessing nightmarish cruelty.
Beautiful sentient beings living a kind life surrounded by compassionate people committed to a cruelty-free vegan lifestyle.
The sanctuary is designed to resemble a charming little storybook farm with red barns dotting the hillside.
In addition to rescue efforts they also focus on legislative work and educating the public.
99% of all animals raised/killed for consumption come from factory farming which is part of agribusiness (giant corporate farms). This cruel torture was created by capitalists in the 1950s and is completely barbaric.
Meanwhile, everyone knows how unhealthy and dangerous eating flesh is. Plant based diets are constantly being praised and everyday people are making the switch to a more compassionate way of life. More compassionate for themselves and for the animals.
One of my favorite things to see is cows resting in a treeline. It’s a rare sight as even the nearly obsolete family farms (less than 1% of agriculture) rarely provide more than a barn and a clear cut field where cows have little to no protection from the elements.
We enjoyed watching these ladies dust bathing. In factory farms chickens never see daylight, their feet become disfigured from the wire of the tiny cages they are trapped in, they are covered with the waste of the birds above them and suffer greatly from depression.
Now imagine being trapped in a packed elevator for your entire life. Full of feces, stress, violence, fear, pain, anxiety, emotions.
Right now billions of animals are going through this but keep in mind I’m giving you the tamest version of this tale.
In colleges and universities across the country, students practice face-lifts on their backs so that rich women can pretend they are young. Pigs have such sensitive skin that they can not be exposed to too much sun without sunscreen or mud to protect them.
My favorite thing about our visit to Farm Sanctuary was seeing my gorgeous husband loving up animals. There is nothing sexier than a compassionate vegan man.
- The Adopt a Turkey Project – sponsor a Turkey for just $30
- The Celebration for the Turkeys – each November you can take part in honoring the turkeys instead of paying someone to harm and kill one on your behalf.
If you have more time than we did, you could stay overnight in one of their B & B cabins.
They also have a gift shop.
I love vegan kids! Children are naturally filled with compassion, as society hasn’t yet had the opportunity to make them jaded. These books encourage compassion and consciousness.
Farm Sanctuary has three shelters for you to visit.
(photography by CA Moss & Nancy Andrews)