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Valentines from VINE

Join us in writing to incarcerated activists on Valentine‚Äôs Day. Don’t know who to write or what to say? We’ve got addresses and letter-writing tips right here! . . . → Read More: Valentines from VINE

2016 at VINE Sanctuary

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613 animals… 30+ events… a mother-calf reunion… summer campers… hypnotic goats… up-cycling… the arrival of alpacas… and so much more in our review of a year at the sanctuary. . . . → Read More: 2016 at VINE Sanctuary

How to Cook with Pulses

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An overview of cooking with lentils, chickpeas, peas, beans, and other legumes, along with links to recipes from around the world. . . . → Read More: How to Cook with Pulses

Ready? Ready!

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The duck called Ready was rescued from a bad situation in Baltimore, Vermont. She and several other birds had been closely confined by a man who sold duck and geese eggs from his backyard. Nearby lived another man who exploited animals: a backyard puppy mill from which dogs often escaped to attack the ducks and . . . → Read More: Ready? Ready!

Flower Power for Animal People [Book Reviews]

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Last night, I couldn’t sleep. To soothe myself into slumber, I listened to insects and imagined what the trees and other plants around me might be doing. I know that birch branches allow themselves to relax in the dark, and I encouraged my shoulders to do the same. I imagined that the birch trees near . . . → Read More: Flower Power for Animal People [Book Reviews]

Plan Your Pulse Potluck Today

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VINE Sanctuary calls on vegans to organize pulse-based public potlucks to support the International Year of Pulses. Here are some tips for organizing your own Pulse Potluck. . . . → Read More: Plan Your Pulse Potluck Today

Injustice and Empathy: My Path to Veganism

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Vegan MMA fighter and VINE Sanctuary on-site staff member Kevin describes why and how he chose to be a plant-powered person. . . . → Read More: Injustice and Empathy: My Path to Veganism

My Summer at VINE Sanctuary

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Have you ever worked so hard that you fell asleep in a duck coop? Made friends with a turkey? Observed the world from the point of view of a rooster? No? Then let our summer intern, Katie, tell you all about her weeks at the sanctuary. . . . → Read More: My Summer at VINE Sanctuary

When Fine-Feathered Friends Fly In

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Two dozen multi-colored roosters descend on a chicken sanctuary, changing everything — for the better. . . . → Read More: When Fine-Feathered Friends Fly In

Good Boys and Sweet Girls

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A longtime animal advocate reflects on the common practice of calling adult animals boys and girls, wondering if this reflects and reinforces human supremacy. . . . → Read More: Good Boys and Sweet Girls