Meeting America’s Farmed Animals in Stories and Photographs


The Sanctuaries:

The sanctuaries featured in this book are but a few of dozens across this country, each doing life-saving rescue and educational work. You can find more – including ones in your area – by searching the internet. A good place to start is the sanctuary directory at (created by Animal Place,


The Center for Animal Protection and Education (CAPE) is an organization whose goals are to actively educate people about the plight of animals in society today. We provide sanctuary for homeless animals, humane education programs for children and adults, advocacy
campaigns addressing current animal issues, and information for people who have specific questions or problems. Through these endeavors, CAPE’s aim is to reduce animal suffering, heighten awareness, and bring people and animals together in peaceful co-existence.
PO Box 67176,
Scotts Valley, CA 95067-7176


Farm Sanctuary is the nation’s leading farm animal protection organization. Since incorporating in 1986, Farm Sanctuary has worked to expose and stop cruel practices of
the “food animal” industry through research and investigations, legal and institutional reforms, public awareness projects, youth education, and direct rescue and refuge efforts. Farm
Sanctuary shelters in Watkins Glen, New York, and Orland, California, provide lifelong care for hundreds of rescued animals, who have become ambassadors for farm animals
everywhere by educating visitors about the realities of factory farming. Additional information
can be found at:


Peaceful Prairie Sanctuary was founded in 1998 by Michele & Chris Alley-Grubb as an extension of their commitment to vegan advocacy. The Sanctuary has become a Free State for former victims of egg, dairy and flesh production, and our constant inspiration to prioritize vegan advocacy on behalf the billions of captive farmed animals who depend on us to achieve their final emancipation. To that end, Peaceful Prairie Sanctuary does not support or engage in any campaigns that would promote or endorse any animal-derived products labeled as “humane” (i.e. “cage-free,” “free-range,” “organic,” etc.). Go Vegan!
Peaceful Prairie Sanctuary
81053 E. County Road 22
Deer Trail, CO 80105


Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary is a 400-acre refuge for abused and abandoned farm animals and rehabilitated wildlife. Our mission is to provide a permanent home for rescued farm animals, educate the public about farm animal issues by providing educational tours and presentations, and to promote kindness and compassion for all animals.
Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary
PO Box 507
Poolesville, MD 20837


United Poultry Concerns is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the compassionate and respectful treatment of chickens, turkeys, ducks and other domestic fowl. We seek to make the public aware of how these birds are treated, and to promote the benefits of a vegan diet and lifestyle. We invite you to join us and support our work. To learn more, contact:
United Poultry Concerns
PO Box 150
Machipongo, VA 23405


The Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary (WFAS) is a non-profit organization that strives to be a voice for farm animals – the most exploited and abused animals in the world. Currently home to over 150 rescued farmed animals at their shelter in the beautiful Catskill Mountains, WFAS works to end the abuse of farmed animals everywhere through farm tours, outreach events, humane education and by promoting a vegan lifestyle. It is a place where visitors can come face to face with “food-production animals” – often for the first time – and learn about the devastating effects of modernday agribusiness on the animals, the environment and human
health. Learn more about Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary by visiting their website at: