Category: Farm Sanctuary News

From evolution to revolution. The explosion of plant based products.

By Joy Gomez, Safe Haven Head Caretaker Vegetarianism is not new. Albert Einstein, Susan B. Anthony and Leonardo Da Vinci – some of history’s most influential thinkers – were Vegetarian. Yet vegetarianism has come a long way from the era

Bears and Safe Haven: Podcast Appearance

Bill Crain was recently a guest on the Our Hen House podcast. Bill discussed how he became concerned about hunting black bears when he lived in New Jersey; his acts of civil disobedience at the bear hunts; and his experiences

Children and the Loss of Concern for Animals: Implications for War

by Bill Crain Presented at the Left Forum, NYC, June 3, 2017 At the beginning of the 20th century, several psychologists kept diaries of their children’s speech and conversations. One British diarist, James Sully, reported the following conversation. Sully’s 4-year-old

Safe Haven in Poughkeepsie Journal, March 22, 2017

Animals find “safe haven” on couple’s farm sanctuary This article appeared in the Poughkeepsie Journal on March 22, 2017 Here is an excerpt from the article. When Maddie, a goat who lives at the Safe Haven Farm Sanctuary in Poughquag,

My Evolution

By Stephanie Rogers I am on the cusp of another amazing transformation. It is no surprise that we hardly ever question the conventions we grew up with. Things are the way they are; but so often, they are the way

Safe Haven website has changed

We have been busily changing the look and content of our website to make it more useful and friendly to our visitors. We have added some new items: Videos organized into different categories; Recent photos of the animals on the farm;

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Below you will find a few different videos about Safe Haven Sanctuary. Check back often for new videos. Also check out our YouTube Channel. New! Hens & Turkeys Arrive at Safe Haven Fall at Safe Haven Thanksgiving celebration for the

Katie the Hen – My Favorite Memories

By Bill Crain On Monday, May 30, 2011, a special chicken died. Her name was Katie. A veterinarian estimated that she was six years old. Katie was brought to Safe Haven three years ago by a young couple who had

Welcome to our site!

Just in time for compassionate holidays, adopt a turkey! Send an adoption certificate to someone special. Click on the Adopt-A-Turkey tab above to choose your turkey!   Safe Haven Farm Sanctuary is located in Poughquag, New York, about an hour and