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Meet the Chefs

Meet the Chefs

Explore the joys of eating compassionately with Chefs Linda and Sara through cooking classes, weekend food tastings, and recipes.

Meet Chef Linda
Meet Chef Sara


Featured Animal:


Meet Shirley. Shirley was brought to Catskill Animal Sanctuary with her goat friend, Thelma, in 2013. Their family was moving out of state and decided to give them to a neighbor for slaughter. When they were rescued, Shirley was timid and tightly bonde …

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A toast to pigs!

A Toast to Pigs!

Pigs are friends, not food, and on July 15, we invite you to celebrate and honor these social, intelligent, playful, and sensitive individuals. If given the chance, pigs will reveal their unique personalities. They may also roll over for a belly rub. You can’t spend an afternoon with a pig and walk away without feeling like you have a new …

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The other side of beans

The Other Side of Beans

Beans, beans, the magical meal. The more you eat, the better you feel! As one of the smartest food choices you can make, beans are brimming with protein, fiber, antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. We often think of beans in colder weather, when hearty soups and stews are on our minds, but there’s no time like summer to enjoy the other …

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Product Review: must-try Vegan Ice Cream Flavors

Product Review: Must-Try Vegan Ice Cream Flavors

Product Review: Must-Try Vegan Ice Cream Flavors With summer quickly approaching, there’s no better time than the present to explore the joys of vegan ice cream! Once a niche product with only a handful of brands and flavors, the vegan ice cream scene is thriving with seemingly endless variations. If you’re looking for a new flavor or two–or three!–this summer, …

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Upcoming Events

7.8 2017

When it’s way too hot to turn on the oven, escape from your kitchen and fire up the grill, vegan-style! In this class, Chef Sara will demonstrate her favorite vegan summer recipes that will be …

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