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  • 200 Rescued Hens Now Free To Be

    September 29th, 2013

    There is no joy like seeing an animal who has been caged her whole life discover freedom to move, feel the sunshine and ground beneath her feet and be for the first time. Two hundred hens, formerly confined in battery cages caged and exploited for their eggs for up to 2 long years, are now […]

  • Thousands of caged hens find freedom at last

    September 1st, 2013

    Free at last! Thousands of egg-laying hens will know life outside of a cage for the first time. See updates towards bottom of the page…  1,150 hens are flying in style from Animal Place sanctuary in California to New York for permanent placement. This is the first time in history a private plane has been […]

  • Watch our YouTube Channel

    August 10th, 2013

    Dozens of videos for your viewing pleasure!

  • Enter to win a signed copy of Ruby Roth’s “V is for Vegan: The ABC’s of Being Kind”!

    August 6th, 2013

    SORRY THE CONTEST IS OVER Ruby Roth, internationally recognized vegan children’s book author of That’s Why We Don’t Eat Animals and Vegan Is Love has just released her 3rd book for compassionate kids: V Is For Vegan: The ABC’s of Being Kind. Sign up for our e-Moosletter by midnight tomorrow (Aug 7) to WIN A […]

  • Put “The Lucky Ones” on Amazon’s Bestseller List

    August 2nd, 2013

    Dear fellow farm animal lovers, It’s hard to believe that a year has passed since the publication of The Lucky Ones: My Passionate Fight for Farm Animals.  I wrote the book not to tell my (sometimes embarrassing!) story but because I wanted to get the message about the plight of farmed animals out to the largest […]

  • Watch this inspiring new video!

    July 31st, 2013
  • Abbe and Izze: Rescued Sheep

    July 26th, 2013

    A farm in Vermont had a ram bust through a fence and impregnate several sheep, and the resulting offspring were to be immediately sold for meat.  Fortunately a kind man visiting the area heard about the situation and was able to intervene and save these two, who we named Abby and Izzy. These lambs were […]

  • The 3 Little Pigs: Brandi, Erica & Isaac

    July 26th, 2013

      Brandi, Erica and Isaac are three adolescent pig siblings who were rescued from a terrible neglect case along with dozens of other animals. Their “owner” has been charged with several counts of failure to provide proper sustenance and failure to provide food and drink to an impounded animal, both misdemeanors under state agriculture law. […]

  • July Jamboree: The Joint Was Jumpin’

    July 8th, 2013

    On Saturday, July 6th under clear blue skies, Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary’s annual festival featured an extensive all-vegan menu, music by artists such as the twice-Grammy-nominated Tracy Bonham, and enough warm-weather activities to keep rambunctious kids very busy and happy.  Dan and Annie Shannon, authors of the cookbook Betty Goes Vegan, ran a cooking demo for an attentive crowd.  […]

  • Maribeth’s story – rescued just a day before slaughter

    June 26th, 2013

    LATE JULY UPDATE: Maribeth was taken to Cornell Veterinary Hospital for her much-anticipated recheck since her last appointment. Tests show that the infection is no longer active and that bone regrowth is still a possibility. It is imperative that she remain on pen rest for another 6 weeks but gets 20 minutes a day of […]

  • The King Amendment is Looming!

    June 15th, 2013

    The 2013 Farm Bill passed the Senate this week without any amendments being approved, but there is still an opportunity for the so-called “King Amendment” to be passed in the House and then subsequently adopted.  IT IS URGENT THAT YOUR REPRESENTATIVE HEAR FROM YOU AS SOON AS POSSIBLE (See below). You might remember Congressman Steve […]

  • New iPhone Cases

    June 9th, 2013

    Visit the store here.

  • “American Vegan” Cover Girl

    June 8th, 2013

    Woodstock Sanctuary’s Co-Founder Jenny Brown is proud to be on the cover of the Spring 2013 American Vegan magazine. CLICK TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE ONLINE

  • Benny Jets

    June 6th, 2013

    Benny was sent away from his family home after the small crime of raiding a flower garden. He was separated from his only 2 friends who were sent to a farm that didn’t want any male goats, just females. Benny ended up at a Greek Orthodox monastery here in Woodstock that was planning on eating […]

  • Nutmeg the turkey

    May 29th, 2013

    Named for her striking warm-brown color, Nutmeg was found wandering around a suburban neighborhood in New Jersey.  A compassionate family found her in their yard at the beginning of May 2013 and immediately contacted us in an effort to ensure her safety.  Over the next several weeks, Nutmeg stayed close and seeming friendly but, with […]

  • Sanctuary Training for Two Inspired Women

    May 29th, 2013

    With a nearly endless stream of farmed animals in need of rescue and shelter, a growing interest has sprung in starting farmed animal sancturies.  In addition to being a tremendous amount of work and commitment, there is no formal training for the highly specialized and unusual issues that farmed animal sanctuaries face.  So when Lenore […]

  • ECHOage Birthdays

    May 29th, 2013

    ECHOage is an online birthday party service where kids get the gifts they want AND give to a charity. ✓   Free online invitations ✓   Secure gift & charity giving ✓   Contribution tracker ✓   RSVP manager ✓   Thank you notes You’ve got to check out ECHOage.com. It makes throwing a birthday party so much easier and the gifting […]

  • Spring Matching Drive

    May 5th, 2013

    A generous donor is matching all gifts dollar-for-dollar until we reach our goal of $100,000.  Please go here to donate. 

  • Ulster Magazine Features WFAS on Cover

    April 28th, 2013

      Check out this great article by Jason Upchurch.

  • Fridays with Friends: Allison’s Gourmet Giveaway

    April 23rd, 2013

    Artisan Vegan Bakery Allison’s Gourmet has a running series called Fridays with Friends — interviews with prominent vegans about their compassionate lifestyles.  In 2012 she interviewed Woodstock Sanctuary Director Jenny Brown.  Read the full interview here.  Check out her weekly series here. About Allison’s Gourmet In 1997, Allison Rivers Samson opened Allison’s Cookies as the […]