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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

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 likeContinue Reading

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 newContinue Reading

Of Pigs and Picnics: Vegan Picnic Recipes

Of Pigs and Picnics: Vegan Picnic Recipes

Pigs delight in water, and of course, mud on warm days. With few sweat glands and no access to central air, they need a way to cool down and protect their skin from the sun. We humans have ways to manage warm weather; one of them is a good picnic. Seated on shady blankets orContinue Reading

How Many Eggs Does a Hen Lay in a Year?

How Many Eggs Does a Hen Lay in a Year?

How many eggs does a hen lay in a year? If you said about 12, you would have been right, if the hen was living in nature, was never cross-bred for desirable and profitable traits like most are today, and if the hen was unaided and unadulterated by automation and science. Seems things took a turnContinue Reading

10 Ways to Honor Chickens This Month

10 Ways to Honor Chickens This Month

Meet Rascal and Greta; lovebirds shacking up together at Catskill Animal Sanctuary. Rascal, aptly named for his attitude, came to us in 2008. His ornery reputation kept other birds and humans at a distance, that is until Greta came along. Gorgeous Greta caught Rascal’s eye shortly after being rescued in 2015. He fell hard and fast,Continue Reading