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An Open Invitation to Wayne Pacelle

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Let us use our skills at care-taking and creative problem-solving in ethically complex situations to help you see how HSUS can lead the way to a healthy, plant-based agricultural economy. . . . → Read More: An Open Invitation to Wayne Pacelle

A Thanksgiving Message from Mama T

"Mama T," a turkey at VINE Sanctuary

DIY Thanksgiving activism for animals! Download, print, and distribute this brochure wherever “happy meat” is sold. . . . → Read More: A Thanksgiving Message from Mama T

The Many Faces of Happy Meat

As a calf, Jasper was tied to a tractor and left to starve by a small-scale dairy farmer who had no economic use for him. Both factory farms and small-scale farms judge animals only according to their usefulness to people.

Locavores and ex-vegetarians alike seem to share some common misconceptions about locally-sourced animal products. For example, they seem to believe that the environmental waste associated with meat, dairy, and egg production will be lower on a small-scale farm than on a factory farm or CAFO (confined animal feeding operation). While CAFOs do pollute their local . . . → Read More: The Many Faces of Happy Meat