On an unseasonably warm day in September, I set out to do something for which I was excited, yet apprehensive. Having not volunteered or voluntarily signed up to meet new people in years, I was a bit out of my comfort zone.
For a moment, walking into the fair felt like I was reliving a part of my childhood. Coming to the fair was a treat – I looked forward to the sights, sounds and smells that accompanied the thrill of the rides and the fun I had with friends. This time, though, walking past the food… Read more »
This blog is the first installment of a series we are doing focusing on effective activism. In this series, we will outline tips and strategies for being an effective activist while doing vegan outreach.
So you’re vegan as f*ck and you want to take a great vacation but think it will be hard to eat and travel. Well WRONG!! Not only is being vegan possible virtually everywhere one would travel, it is often a lot easier than in the United States. I am, by no means, an expert on… Read more »
I’ve been vegan for going on two years now, and I’ve been vegan long enough in the eyes of my friends and family that they know it isn’t just some passing phase or weird diet I’m on. From my more open-minded/interested friends and family members, I now get asked a lot of questions. One topic… Read more »
Lancaster, Pennsylvania is famous for its Amish citizens and its farmland. With that comes a reverence for small-scale farming and a sort of deliberate forgetfulness about how farmed animals are actually treated. Growing up in Lancaster, it felt like a small town, in that everyone knew everyone and everyone that lived in Lancaster was born… Read more »
We attended our very first Mother’s Day street fair and it was a great success for the animals! We had our first sunny day in weeks and it was absolutely perfect out. It was so nice out that thousands of people attended this year, which is great since in recent years attendance had been dropping…. Read more »
Earth day, the one day of the year where people across the globe celebrate the protecting of a planet no one is actually protecting. People bang out a shower, throw on green and go to work. There they may, in light conversation, have short chat about how things really do need to change and how… Read more »
Helping animals is extremely rewarding, but can be rough and isn’t for everyone, especially those who don’t realize how much heartache is involved. When I first started fostering kittens, I became attached to one of a litter of three. He was the cuddliest and the runt so he was very small and adorable. My heart… Read more »
In the green, sunny meadow, Amanda Clark kneels and readies her camera. She will attempt to capture a perfect moment, if it presents itself. Thirty feet away, a female cow is turned away from Amanda, her brown and white spots catching the sun’s rays like mocha flax. As beautiful as the cow’s coat is, Amanda is waiting… Read more »