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Vanilla Bean Gone Too Soon

Jun 21, 2022

I’m so sad to let you know that Vanilla Bean passed away early Saturday morning.  But I am so happy to let you know that she had the best day on Friday.  She was given a nice warm sponge bath, critical care, and time outside in the sun with Java and Misto.  Vanilla Bean came to […]

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What if there was no Kindred Community Farm Sanctuary

Jun 3, 2022

Guest Post by: Christine Mayworm, Program Director. I’ve been thinking about this lately. Our struggles over this past year combined with watching the sale prices of land soar out of our grasp, has me thinking that this could be a possibility. What if it did? How might this affect our animals, our volunteers, and our […]

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Assault weapon in the hands of any child?

May 26, 2022

Disclaimer:This post is not about every child who experiences trauma. Not all children who experience trauma will resort to violence. This post is about how early intervention can be a lifeline and can help children to cope non-violently with trauma. This post looks in hindsight at trauma in a troubled teen and access to assault […]

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Why is it people vs animals?

Mar 3, 2022

I get asked, “how can you help animals when there is a war in Ukraine?” Why do so many people look at the world as people vs animals. Why can’t you help both? I look at the world as people and animals connected, forever intertwined and interdependent on each other. 1. Animals make the world […]

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Gracie full of Grace

Feb 19, 2022

I want to wrap the passing of Gracie in grace.  And this grace is the colour orange. When the morning team left, all was well after breakfast and lunch, all was the same as it had been the day before and the day before….  But it was not to stay well for long. Gracie passed away […]

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The story of a very rich woman

Nov 18, 2021

Guest Post by Christine Mayworm, Kindred Farm Program Director It’s been a month and a half.…. …and I have a moment to sit and reflect. What an experience we went through!  A lesson I learned from my [failed] marriage, and advice I would give someone considering marriage,  is that when one is thinking about who […]

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Have you seen the undercover video from Cedar Valley Farm?

Nov 5, 2021

This recent video got me feeling sick to my stomach and feeling a need to share today about dairy. Please read more if this is something you would like to dive deeper into. One of Kindred Farm core values is Kindness I remember having a conversation with our board about moving away from vegetarian food […]

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Message to Animal Care Volunteers

Oct 27, 2021

First off – we would not have a farm at Fort Langley (our first home) or 176 or 184 without you!!! But this has been a big change for us.  Change is always hard and this one is especially hard because we left a well organized, functional and beautiful farm at 176.  I am feeling […]

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