Browsing the "Farm Sanctuary" Tag

Green Economy: Sustainable Agriculture Includes All of Us

February 11th, 2012 | by Jessi Stafford

The current food production system is an extremely resource intensive one, where millions of animals are slaughtered to keep up the high demand of cheap meat. The industry is a slave to this demand, relying on traditional economies of scale and forgoing proper oversight. This results in meat contamination, manure runoff and inhumane slaughter, not to mention environmental destruction


Last-Minute Christmas Gift Idea for Animal Lovers

December 20th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

If you are like me, you have left Christmas in the back of your mind. OK, you probably aren't like me, but on the off chance you are and you need a last-minute Christmas gift for someone or you just need a last-minute gift for someone, I recently ran across a nice idea that's perfect for the animal lovers on your gift list


Talking Vegan & Farm Sanctuary with Bart Potenza

October 5th, 2011 | by The Green Divas

Our feature interview was a great conversation with Bart Potenza, veteran vegan chef and founder of Candle 79 and Candle Cafe in New York city. Bart has done a lot to create greater awareness about the virtues of being vegetarian and vegan and has done a lot to support Farm Sanctuaries around the country.


Take Action: National Conference to End Factory Farming

September 26th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

I've got some good news for all those who care about decent treatment of animals. Farm Sanctuary is hosting its first-ever National Conference to End Factory Farming: For Health, Environment and Farm Animals this year -- October 27-29 in the Washington, D.C. area. Attend if you can!


Proposed Legislation to Protect Egg-Laying Hens

July 11th, 2011 | by Heather Carr

United Egg Producers and several animal welfare groups, including Farm Sanctuary and the Humane Society of the United States, have come to an agreement on new legislation to protect egg-laying hens. The law would cover living spaces, uniform labeling on egg cartons, and worker safety


Martha Stewart’s Vegan Show with Twitter’s Biz Stone, Farm Sanctuary’s Gene Baur, & Veganist’s Kathy Freston

April 1st, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Following Oprah's lead, Martha Stewart had an hour-long all-vegan show this week. Farm Sanctuary is an amazing organization that I would give a ton of props to. And, news to me, the organization apparently convinced Twitter co-founder Biz Stone to go vegan. Martha Stewart had both Biz Stone and Farm Sanctuary's co-founder and president Gene Baur on the show, as well as Kathy Freston, author of the Veganist (who was also on the Oprah vegan show and helped lead the Harpo staff of 378 on a one week vegan challenge)



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