have been vegan for more than 25 years. In 1997, they decided to focus their animal advocacy efforts on the plight of farmed animals. They built Peaceful Prairie Sanctuary and now devote their lives and all of their resources to the sanctuary and its vegan mission.
is Farm Sanctuary’s national shelter director. Over the past decade, she has mentored many others who have started up their own sanctuaries throughout the US.
Currently, she oversees a full staff at the New York Shelter. Aside from working at Farm Sanctuary, Susie cares for her own nine cats, two dogs and two roosters.
Farm Sanctuary’s California shelter director, is a veterinary technician by training. Leanne manages the staff at the California Shelter and ensures the care and well-being of the more than 350 animals who call the west coast sanctuary home. She currently lives at the Shelteritself with her three rescued dogs: Luthien, Beren and Norman.
has been a veterinarian for 32 years, working with farmed animals, horses, dogs, cats, as well as in academia. A convert to animal protection and rights from a former incarnation as a cowboy, he just wants to help other creatures have better lives and to pay them back for all they have taught him.
lives and works in New York’s Hudson River Valley where the many farm animals and people at Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary make it increasingly difficult to consider living and working anywhere else.
is a co-founder of No Voice Unheard and lives in northern California with her husband Bob and a variety of rescued animals. She dreams of one day expanding her animal family to include more chickens, some liberated turkeys and goats and maybe even a cow or two (or three or four), or whomever else needs safe sanctuary.
here.is a professional photographer and vegan activist in Northampton, Massachusetts. He is the founder of Evolvegan, an organization using creativity to inspire compassion; projects include Vegan Radio, the Vegan Bus, and Veganica.com. His photos of farm animals living at sanctuaries have been published around the world in books, magazines and on the web. More information about Derek's amazing photography is available
a vegan since 2004, is the photo and video coordinator at Farm Sanctuary’s headquarters in upstate New York. She credits her passion for photography to the incredible lives and personalities of farm animals, whose stories often go untold.
is co-author of One at a Time: A Week in an American Animal Shelter and co-founder of No Voice Unheard. She dreams – with love, hope, and action – of a luminous, shining world in which all beings are respected and left to live in peace.
is a writer, artist, and designer whose work strives to explore, document and present the inner lives of the most systematically abused, most willfully excluded group of individuals on earth: farmed animals. She is honored to work with Peaceful Prairie Sanctuary and to know and tell the stories of the farmed animal refugees themselves.
is a Toronto-based photographer who uses her camera to tell the stories of her subjects, both human and animal. An animal rights advocate and vegetarian for over 20 years, she is excited to be part of a project that gives voices to those who cannot speak for hemselves.
is a registered nurse by profession and a farmed animal photographer by passion. She hopes to teach the world the beauty and relevance of farm animals through photography. She spends her off-work hours volunteering at Farm Sanctuary in Orland, California, where she has hundreds of dear animal friends.
has been an ethical vegetarian since she was 18 years old and has been involved in animal rights/welfare issues for the past 35 years. Kit is currently the department manager of the Cogut Center for the Humanities at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.
has dedicated most of her life’s work to animal protection and advocacy and is continually in awe of the resiliency of spirit of those who suffer and those who strive to relieve suffering. She believes in bearing witness and in the power to create change by living each moment in alignment with our deepest principles