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It’s take a farm to say goodbye

Dec 2, 2020

The passing of an animal hero.  No one came to the farm without meeting Louise.  No one went away without being touched by our rooster angel.  Almost every visitor held him in their arms.  Until this Spring, so unlike him, he only wanted to be held by a few of his special caretakers and we […]

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Starbucks was one very special rabbit

Nov 4, 2020

Love is a risk.Always ending and beginning again.  You have to keep doing it.And it’s worth every single tear.Jann Arden One of our very first rescues to arrive at Kindred Farm was a fuffle of bunnies.  8 rabbits came to live at our farm as part of a Rabbitat colony.  We were so new in […]

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Lady A – we had 14 months with you

Aug 24, 2020

Kindred Farm has been caring for rescue turkeys since the summer of 2018.  We’ve had the absolute honour to provide a kind home to Ruby, Pearl, Ray Charles, Lady A and Freida May. These birds have surprised me in so many ways – they are amazing and complex creatures!  Every time I’m at Kindred, I […]

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Equity & Justice

Jun 9, 2020

I’ve always been aware that animal welfare and especially farm sanctuaries is a predominately white female movement. “Why?” I recently discovered a personal example about the “why.” This would be a very small “why” if it involved just me, but it also involves Dr. Jane Goodall. I’ve shared many times that as a young child […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Tricia Monahan

May 29, 2020

I work as a nurse with adults with disabilities, and volunteer at an amazing animal sanctuary farm with the same vision, acceptance. One hug from Louise the Magnificent Rooster and I was sold. A year and a half now, each week we share our time. I feel it is important to show my daughter the […]

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Chase was laid to rest under his favourite tree

May 23, 2020

Our beautiful senior horse came to us at our first home in Fort Langley in the Spring of 2014 from a BCSPCA cruelty seizure. We knew that we had a long road ahead of us to rehabilitate him. Chase was given the best health care we could find and it didn’t take long to see […]

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