We are thrilled to share this interview with Gene Baur! Chic Vegan’s Dianne Wenz sat down with Baur to talk about his personal journey to veganism. And, of course, to talk about FOOD!
The Animal Welfare Institute and Farm Sanctuary have brought a petition to the USDA over the treatment of poultry during slaughter, reports AP. The groups have data showing that hundreds of thousands of chickens are dropped into scalding tanks while alive every year, despite humane slaughter rules.
Most of the meat you eat comes from factory farming. Peruse this infographic to learn why you should care and what you can do given your new knowledge.
The Farm Sanctuary Walk for Farm Animals is coming up soon – here’s how you can get involved.
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.
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.
Gene Baur, president and co-founder of Farm Sanctuary, talks about factory farming, its implications, and what we can do about it.
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.
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!
I love Farm Sanctuary. It’s making the world a livable place for countless farm animals around the United States and Canada, and extending their lifespans as well.
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.
The film, What to Eat?, narrated by actor Jason Schwartzman, talks about the impacts of intensive animal agriculture on the planet and steps that you can take to make a difference. Here’s the 4:30 short, in full!
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).