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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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Vets in the making

Jul 30, 2021

I have the pleasure to announce that three of our animal care volunteers are heading to vet school this Fall. Kylie Watson (pictured above) first started volunteering with Kindred in 2017. First as a summer student during her Science Degree at University of Victoria. Then she became full time as she took a year off […]

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Macchiato

Jun 9, 2021

In the midst of our urgent news to move, we were caring for Macchiato and trying to assess what was wrong with her as she was losing weight.  A vet check up wasn’t able to find anything wrong with her, so we continued to try ways to get her to gain weight.   We were […]

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Press Release: Rescued farm animals risk becoming homeless

May 1, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Metro Vancouver, B.C. — Kindred Community Farm Sanctuary was served an eviction notice and will have to vacate over 30 rescued farm animals by the end of September from the only home they’ve known. Kindred Community Farm Sanctuary provides animal-assisted intervention programs to help children, teens and adults heal from trauma. The […]

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What do you do with the eggs?

Apr 11, 2021

One of the most frequently asked questions I get asked at the farm is, “what do you do with the eggs?” Answer, “we cook them and feed them back to the birds.” Question, “isn’t that considered cannibalism?” Answer, “Nope. An egg is produced from a chicken’s own body and belongs to that bird. By giving […]

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George gone too soon

Apr 1, 2021

We didn’t even get to really know George. His time at Kindred was way too short – only three months 💔 In this short time, I marvelled at how quickly he integrated into the feathered flock, but sad that none of us got enough time with him.   It is an understatement to say it […]

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Newest Rescue

Mar 24, 2021

Our newest rescue is a blind turkey! I got a Facebook message from Urban Safari asking us to give a home to a blind turkey that was at their Surrey location.  Apparently a local farm had a change of heart and didn’t want to slaughter her.  Urban Safari founder Gary Oliver went to pick her […]

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Duke lived up to his regal name

Mar 24, 2021

There is never a good way to share bad news. It just needs to be said, be transparent, grieve, and learn.  A coyote grabbed Duke!  Before anyone knew it, Duke was gone without a trace.   We work so hard at protecting our dear ones from predators.  After Lucky was taken by a coyote last […]

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