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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 feelingRead More

Fast Food Vegan

Fast Food Vegan

If you’re vegan, or trying to be, eating out or in a hurry can be a challenge. Not that we’re encouraging the fast food vegan, but when the trail mix or energy bar stashed in your glove compartment just won’t cut it, you might be interested to know that there are an increasing number ofContinue Reading

Harvest Recipe Roundup

Harvest Recipe Roundup

Despite the record-warm temperatures we’re experiencing in some parts of the country, autumn nudges us to stay inside, cozy up, and recharge our batteries. Gone are the long days that beckon us to stay outside until we’ve swallowed every last bit of sunshine. Summer eating is lighter, quicker, almost fleeting. Cooler-weather recipes appeal to our nestingContinue Reading

Staff Lunch is for Cookbook Testing!

Staff Lunch is for Cookbook Testing!

Staff Meeting Doubles as Recipe Tasting: You haven’t seen hungry until you’ve attended a staff meeting at Catskill Animal Sanctuary. We’ve got lots of folks who do hard, physical labor caring for over 250 animal residents on two properties. As you would imagine, they can sure work up an appetite. The rest of us who work at manyContinue Reading

Restaurant Review: Plantae

Restaurant Review: Plantae

To eat with good friends is to dine in heaven. At least I think it is, especially when the food is as good as the company. Recently, I had the pleasure of joining two terrific gals who are part of Catskill Animal Sanctuary family for dinner at relatively new restaurant in Tivoli, New York. NotContinue Reading

All About Plant-Based Iron

All About Plant-Based Iron

What is iron, and why is it important? Iron is an essential mineral that helps build red blood cells, transports oxygen throughout the body, and carries away carbon dioxide, a waste product from our bodies’ many metabolic processes. It also assists in the production of energy, the healthy functioning of our immune systems, and theContinue Reading