Press Affordable Hotel Buyouts For Social Distancing This award-winning inn boasts five bedrooms for up to 10 people, all with en-suite facilities. The ‘barn’ label is misleading, as it’s an impressively modern design with huge picture windows that maximize the available daylight. Business Insider, October 2020 Country Crock and Esther the Wonder Pig Team Up For Limited Edition Vegan Cupcakes In honor of World Animal Day, Country Crock Plant Butter is teaming up with vegan icon and cupcake-loving Esther the Wonder Pig and Indiana-based bakery Cute as a Cupcake to introduce a limited-edition Esther the Wonder Pig Vegan Cupcake to benefit animal sanctuaries. VegWorld Magazine, October 2020 Country Crock and Esther the Wonder Pig Launch Vegan Cupcakes On October 13, the Esther the Wonder Pig Vegan Cupcake will be available for nationwide shipping through Indiana-based bakery Cute as a Cupcake. News Break, October 2020 Farm Sanctuary Inundated With Abandoned Ducks Rachel McCrystal, executive director of the Woodstock Farm Sanctuary explained how the organization has seen an influx of domesticated ducks being abandoned, and how COVID-19 might be to blame. Shawangunk Journal, September 2020 Cancel the Kaporos chicken slaughter once and for all: It’s irresponsible, especially during the COVID pandemic Woodstock Sanctuary’s Board President Dr. Ethan Ciment’s op-ed on Kaporos NY Daily News, September 2020 5 STUNNING ANIMAL PHOTOGRAPHY BOOKS FOR WHEN YOU CAN’T PET A COW IN PERSON From giddy goats to meditative cows, gorgeous photography books bring animal sanctuary experience into your home. VegNews, September 2020 Meet Jo, a Rescued Dairy Cow at Woodstock Farm Sanctuary An Interview with Executive Director Rachel McCrystal One Green Planet, August 2020 A Local Farm Sanctuary Continues Its Work During COVID-19 Crisis An Interview with Executive Director Rachel McCrystal WAMC, July 2020 Woodstock Farm Sanctuary Why We Love It Scenic Hudson, July 2020 Give it up for the winners of New York’s Time In Awards TimeOut New York, July 2020 Retreat to This Vegan Farm Sanctuary Inn to Support Rescued Animals Hudson Valley Magazine, July 2020 All Things Hudson Valley Podcast with Marketing Director Lizz DeFeo and Executive Director Rachel McCrystal All Things Hudson Valley, June 2020 WOODSTOCK FARM SANCTUARY: Q&A WITH RACHEL MCCRYSTAL Barn Sanctuary, June 2020 Sanctuaries Petition Farms to Surrender Animals from Depopulation Amidst Coronavirus Green Matters, June 2020 This Animal Sanctuary is Doing Live Storytimes with Turkeys and Goats TimeOut New York, May 2020 Farmed Animal Depopulations and Worker Violations During COVID-19, with Rachel McCrystal of Woodstock Farm Sanctuary Animal Voices, May 2020 Woodstock Farm Sanctuary Online 101.5 WPDH, May 2020 Catskill Animal Sanctuary joins Goat 2 Meeting partnership with Sweet Farm Hudson Valley 360, May 2020 Invite A Rescued Animal Into Your Next Meeting! Shawangunk Journal, May 2020 Goat bombed: Invite an Upstate NY farm animal to your next video call Syracuse.com, May 2020 Pet project: ‘Goat 2 Meeting’ provides virtual contact with rescued farm animals in Ulster County Daily Freeman, May 2020 New York City urged to shut down 80 live animal markets amid fresh pandemic fears Independent, May 2020 Local Couple is Running #EverySingleStreet in Montclair to Raise Funds for Woodstock Farm Sanctuary Baristanet, May 2020 Animal Sanctuaries Are Struggling Right Now, But They’re Making It Work Tenderly, May 2020 10 Vegan Hotels to Book for an Eco-friendly Stay Skyscanner, April 2020 Invite Hudson Valley Farm Animals to Your Next Zoom Meeting Hudson Valley Magazine, April 2020 WEDDINGVORTEX – WEDDING GUIDE 2020 (p.27) WeddingVortex, April 2020 Places to Stay in the Hudson Valley Surrounded by Nature Hudson Valley Tourism, April 2020 Coronavirus: Half Moon Bay farm lets businesses schedule Zoom calls with goats, pigs, other animal ‘ambassadors’ abc7, April 2020 Visit Woodstock Farm Sanctuary’s Adorable Farm Animals from Your Couch Green Clean Simple, April 2020 Tech Helps Animals with Limb Loss Get Back on Their Feet CNET, April 2020 10 Best Virtual Field Trips for Kids Stuck at Home Trips to Discover, April 2020 This Farm Sanctuary Is Celebrating Their Opening Weekend on a Livestream and We’re All Invited Travel + Leisure, April 2020 Shelter Tails Calendar Times Herald-Record, April 2020 Why You Should Avoid Canceling Your Hotel Room Due to Coronavirus Fodors, March 2020 Weekend in Upstate NY at the Gray Barn (Woodstock Farm Sanctuary) VeganEatsNYC, March 2020 How the Hudson Valley Community Is Giving Back During the COVID-19 Crisis Hudson Valley Magazine, March 2020 Animal Sanctuary donates PPE supplies to local paramedic service Hudson Valley One, March 2020 Green Inside and Out Radio Show Executive Director Rachel McCrystal on Episode 62 Green Inside and Out, March 2020 Coronavirus Cancellations Woodstock Farm Sanctuary is delaying its usual April opening to May. Hudson Valley One, March 2020 Coronavirus: Cancellations, postponements, changes in Mid-Hudson Valley and Catskills The Woodstock Farm Sanctuary in High Falls will not be opening in April, as has been customary, but expects to open May 3 for members and May 9 to the public. Daily Freeman, March 2020 The Ultimate Guide to Becoming a Plant-Based Household How My Family Cut Out Meat The Beet, February 2020 Rescued Dairy Cow See’s Pasture for the First Time! Watching this 7-year-Old Rescued Dairy Cow See Pasture for the First Time Will Warm Your Heart! One Green Planet, February 2020 A Sanctuary That Welcomes All A feature story on Woodstock Sanctuary’s rescued animals and mission. Animal Culture Magazine, January 2020 Bovine Friends Forever Our response to the November issue’s “Bovine Friends Forever” story. The Atlantic, January 2020 Inspiring Animal Success Stories of 2019 Rabbit Rescued From Lab Where Vet Techs Injected Him Constantly. One Green Planet, January 2020 From Kill Pile to Piglets of Pride Tenderly, December 2019 Is ‘Veganuary’ the new dry January? Everything you need to know about the pledge to try going vegan. Yahoo Lifestyle, December 2019 Woodstock Farm Sanctuary Welcomes a Sheep Named Mabel Just in Time for the Holidays! One Green Planet, December 2019 6 Helpful Ways to Give Back to Nature This Thanksgiving Inhabitat, November 2019 Woodstock Farm Sanctuary’s ThanksLiving Celebrates Animals with a Vegan Feast Civil Eats, November 2019 The Obscenity of Pardoning Two Turkeys NY Daily News, November 2019 Rob Zombie Honored At ThanksLiving Shawangunk Journal, November 2019 Over $100k Raised for Woodstock Farm Sanctuary Rob Zombie on Woodstock Warrior Award, Fighting for Animals, Why Veganism is Punk The Daily Freeman, November 2019 Woodstock Sanctuary honored Rob and Sheri Zombie for their animal rights activism. Dealmakers: Green Fair to feature speakers TimesUnion, November 2019 Green Fair shares way to live in harmony with Earth The Altamont Enterprise, November 2019 Meet Individuals on Your Plate that You Never Get To Know at Woodstock Sanctuary The Plant Based Review, October 2019 HalloWoodstock Comes to the Woodstock Farm Sanctuary Hudson Valley One, October 2019 Pig Ears and Backyard Chickens? No Thanks! Wildlife Watch, Inc., October 2019 HalloWoodstock 2019 is Oct. 26 101.5 WPDH, October 2019 The Best Accommodations in the Hudson Valley Hudson Valley Magazine, October 2019 Roller Derby match to benefit Woodstock Farm Sanctuary on Oct. 5th in Accord The Daily Freeman, September 2019 7 Notable Organizations Dedicated to Helping Animals Wiki, September 2019 This Modern Boutique Inn is Located Right on a Farm Sanctuary – Here’s How to Stay There Herbivore Times, September 2019 Woodstock Sanctuary’s onsite inn, The Gray Barn, is a vegan getaway dream come true. With 440 Animals On Site, Woodstock Farm Sanctuary Reaches Out for Help The Daily Freeman, August 2019 Woodstock Sanctuary turns to its community for help with its latest rescues. Woodstock Sanctuary Rescues Almost 100 Chickens Being Sold on Craigslist One Green Planet, August 2019 The sanctuary are calling the newly-rescued chickens the Hudson Valley 100. Rabbit Rescued From Lab Where Vet Techs Injected Him Constantly One Green Planet, August 2019 Woodstock Sanctuary couldn’t say no to a rabbit tested on by aspiring vet techs. The Ultimate Vegan Road Trip Forbes, July 2019 Tips for making the most of your vegan trip. In Upstate Style SUSTAIN, July 2019 A Hudson Valley look book at The Gray Barn. Woodstock Sanctuary Makes Animals Feel Truly Safe MidHudson News, July 2019 While many animal shelters and sanctuaries emphasize giving animals a home, the Woodstock Farm Sanctuary’s mission is a little different. Be Here Now: Summer Getaways Time Out New York, July 2019 Escape to Woodstock Sanctuary to volunteer, visit, or stay overnight at The Gray Barn. Enjoy at the Woodstock Farm, New York’s June Jamboree Fest This Saturday Raise Vegan, June 2019 A preview to Woodstock Sanctuary’s annual summer event, June Jamboree. The Silence of Force Fed Ducks: Ban Foie Gras in New York City NY Daily News, June 2019 Shelter Director Hervé Breuil’s op ed on the pending foie gras ban in NYC. The Gray Barn at Woodstock Farm Sanctuary VisitVortex, June 2019 An intimate look at the Sanctuary’s new onsite inn, The Gray Barn. Woodstock Farm Sanctuary’s June Jamboree WPDH, June 2019 Enjoy Woodstock Sanctuary’s annual summer event Saturday, June 22nd. The Top Winery Events You and the Crew Need to Hit This Summer Westchester Magazine, May 2019 Whitecliff Vineyard is teaming up with Powered by Plants Consulting to fundraise for Woodstock Farm Sanctuary. New Vegan Documentary Invited to Screen in New York City and Los Angeles VegNews, May 2019 “For The Birds” follows a woman in the Hudson Valley who hoarded 200 ducks, chickens, geese, and turkeys—all of whom were eventually rescued. Sanctuary Goat is the First to Receive A 3D Printed Valve WAMC Northeast Public Radio, May 2019 WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne visited Woodstock Farm Sanctuary. Finding Sanctuary in Upstate New York SUSTAIN the Mag, May 2019 A weekend at Woodstock Farm Sanctuary. Turns Out, Cows Love Being Mamas. This Mother’s Day, Let’s Celebrate That Fact (And No Longer Eat Them.) VegNews, May 2019 Executive Director Rachel McCrystal writes on how cows are remarkable beings. The Out-of-Towner The Shawangunk Journal, April 2019 A trip to Woodstock Sanctuary LETTER: Boycott agribusiness, animal consumption The Daily Freeman, April 2019 Letter to the editor by Executive Director, Rachel McCrystal A Holy Week prayer for the animals NY Daily News, April 2019 Op-ed written by Executive Director, Rachel McCrystal Ulster County Animal Sanctuaries Offer Human Guests Overnight Lodgings The Daily Freeman, April 2019 Woodstock Sanctuary’s new inn, The Gray Barn, is open. Looking For an Upstate Destination? Try This New Vegan Inn and Animal Sanctuary Edible Brooklyn, March 2019 The Gray Barn is a nonprofit vegan inn supporting an animal sanctuary. An Inside Look of New The Woodstock Farm Sanctuary SUSTAIN Magazine, March 2019 Woodstock Farm Sanctuary in High Falls, NY is opening up a brand new reason to visit. Stunning New ‘Gray Barn’ Inn at Woodstock Farm Sanctuary Shawangunk Journal, March 2019 What must be the most unique and stunning new lodging in the area is about to open next month on Lucas Turnpike, at the Woodstock Farm Sanctuary. Eco-Friendly Apparel Company Tentree Wants to Plant Billion Trees Green Matters, March 2019 If You Love Animals, Don’t Visit Zoos or Aquariums — Consider This Ethical Option Instead Green Matters, March 2019 There is a clear-cut, ethical alternative to zoos and aquariums: visiting an animal sanctuary. Retreat to This New Farm Sanctuary Inn to Support Rescued Animals Hudson Valley Magazine, December 2018 The Gray Barn at Woodstock Farm Sanctuary lets visitors overnight alongside their four-legged friends. Farm Animal Stories with Happy Endings Stone Pier Press, December 2018 This holiday season, we want to spread the joy of farm animals by sharing stories of pigs and chickens living at sanctuaries all around the country. Eight Ways to Celebrate Hanukkah, Vegan-Style VegNews, December 2018 From plant-based gelt to Soy Vey candles, an all-vegan Hanukah honors tradition while respecting animals. Colin Kaepernick-Inspired Ads Arrive in NYC Subway Stations Live Kindly, October 2018 Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary has launched a dairy industry awareness campaign, starting with posters in a New York City subway station that feature “Colin Kowpernick” — a rescued dairy calf named after vegan NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick. While Thousands of People Evacuated From Hurricane Florence, Millions of Animals Drowned on Factory Farms One Green Planet, September 2018 Photos shared by Woodstock Sanctuary via Steve Helber of the AP illustrate the state that factory farms have been left in. A Vegan Fall-Lover’s Guide To The Hudson Valley VegNews, September 2018 Entire Family Goes Vegan After Sanctuary Visit Raise Vegan, September 2018 After a trip to the Woodstock Animal Sanctuary in 2009, a family went completely vegan overnight. Woodstock Farm Sanctuary Exec Director Talks About Her Mission WAMC Northeast Public Radio, Midday Magazine, August 2018 Weaving animal advocacy issues with social justice issues is something Rachel McCrystal sees as integral to getting out her organization’s message. Sanctuary Resident Is The First Cow To Wear A New Kind Of Brace WAMC Northeast Public Radio, Midday Magazine, July 2018 A cow at the Woodstock Farm Sanctuary is reportedly the first in the United States outfitted with a new type of brace. Sanctuary Caring for Chickens Rescued from Cockfighting Ring Times Herald-Record, March 2017 More than 20 chickens rescued from a cockfighting ring have been taken in by Woodstock Farm Sanctuary. The Pay-It-Forward Wedding: When ‘I Do’ Becomes ‘I Do More’ New York Times, January 2017 Couples are giving back in greater, more thoughtful ways by incorporating their beliefs, passions and values into their weddings. Peace, Love, & Activism at Woodstock Farm Sanctuary Urban Agenda Magazine, December 2016 The heart of Woodstock Farm Sanctuary’s mission is to rescue farmed animals and to allow those animals to become ambassadors for compassionate living. A Perfect Day in…the Catskills Harper’s BAZAAR, November 23, 2016 Exactly how to spend a picturesque 24 hours in one of the most charming parts of Upstate New York. Woodstock Farm Sanctuary takes care in taking care of animals in need Daily Freeman-August 8, 2016 The Woodstock Farm Sanctuary rescues farmed animals and strives to teach the public about the effects of modern-day agribusiness. July Jamboree at Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary Time Warner Cable–July 3, 2016 The Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary hosted its annual July Jamboree. Sheep With Prosthetic Leg Will Inspire You to See Animals Differently One Green Planet–June 18, 2016 Felix gives us hope that we can all learn to see animals not as somethings but someones. Kingston Nissan’s ‘Ozzie Fund’ benefits area animal shelters The Daily Freeman–Mar 7, 2016 The fund will help raise money for four local animal shelters. ‘Baby boom’ of new births at High Falls animal sanctuary after big … Times Herald-Record–Mar 6, 2016 HIGH FALLS – The Woodstock Farm Sanctuary in High Falls was beginning to look more like an animal nursery on Sunday. Grass-Fed Beef and Global Warming | Al Jazeera America Al Jazeera-Dec 2, 2015 Consumers should reconsider their choice to eat beef, and not just because of the significant impact on the environment, says Jenny Brown, who runs the Woodstock Farm Sanctuary, along New York’s Hudson Valley. Sanctuary Celebrates Saving Turkeys at Thanks-living Time-Warner Cable News-Nov 15, 2015 “They are going to have some of their very favorite foods; a variety of pumpkin pies and squashes and berries.” This Farm Fits Injured Animals with Prosthetics – CNN’s ‘Great Big Story’ CNN’s Great Big Story-Nov 12, 2015 Jenny Brown lost her leg, and says her prothesis helps in everyday life. Now, she helps fit new limbs on animals at the Woodstock Farm Sanctuary. Hanging With ‘Peeps’ At Woodstock Farm Sanctuary Headlines & Global News–Oct 25, 2015 The silly, social, funny chickens adore the co-founders at WoodstockSanctuary who saved them. (Photo : Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary). Disturbing Discovery: 175 Animals Seized from Hamptonburgh Farm Time-Warner Cable News-Oct 12, 2015 Woodstock Farm Sanctuary, where 20 of the animals were taken said now the focus needs to be on getting the animals the treatment they need. Backyard Butchers Shut Down In Orange County Hudson Valley News Network-Oct 10, 2015 Backyard Butchers Shut Down In Orange County … fate of a backyard slaughterhouse on a Route 416 farm in Hamptonburgh. ‘It’s a Different Type of Farm:’ Inside Woodstock Farm Sanctuary Ecorazzi–Sep 2, 2015 A new short film examines how a cat named Boogie inspired Jenny Brown to start Woodstock Farm Sanctuary. Woodstock Farm Sanctuary to welcome public at Sept. 5 grand … Hudson Valley News Network–Sep 5, 2015 Workers at the new grounds of the Woodstock Farm Sanctuary huffed and puffed and labored all summer long to complete the project just in time. Amputee opens Woodstock Farm Sanctuary to care for disabled animals Daily Mail–Sep 7, 2015 Now, almost 30 years later, Brown has been using that experience and channeling it into her work at Woodstock Farm Sanctuary. Laughing For Animals: A Comedy Showcase Benefitting WFS Ecorazzi–Sep 14, 2015 Woodstock Farm Sanctuary co-founders Jenny Brown and Doug Abel will be in attendance, so expect to rub some elbows with them. Woodstock Farm Sanctuary opens its new digs Woodstock Times–Aug 22, 2015 The Woodstock Farm Sanctuary is about to become a Rondout Valley phenomenon. The entity that’s been based in Willow since 2004. Woodstock Farm Sanctuary relocates to former farm, retreat center in High Falls The Daily Freeman–Jun 21, 2015 Amelia the pig gets her forehead scratched by Jenny Brown, the co-founder and executive director of the Woodstock Farm Sanctuary. Woodstock Farm Sanctuary moving to High Falls The Daily Freeman–Aug 26, 2015 HIGH FALLS >> After ten years in Woodstock, the Woodstock Farm Sanctuary has announced its relocation to a 150-acre former camp and retreat center. Pre-2015 Press Nature-Traveler.com – April 2012 ” Considering Going Vegetarian? Visit the Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary” Poughkeepsie Journal – Sept 2010 Cover story of the Lifestyles section about the history of WFAS and the concert series, with Moby playing a live show at the farm. Also see the related interview with Moby. Ulster Almanac – Aug 2010 Coverage of the upcoming music series, featuring The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger (Sean Lennon/Charlotte Kemp Muhl) Live a Damn – Aug 2010 Director Jenny Brown is a guest on Ecorazzi.com editor Michael Parrish DuDell’s podcast Our Hen House – 2010 Director Jenny Brown is a guest on this podcast NorthJersey.com – Aug 2010 Travel guide, describes a visit to the Sanctuary Rolling Stone – June 2010 Sidebar about Chrissie Hynde’s appearance at the farm with her band, JP, Chrissie and the Fairground Boys NY Daily News – Feb 2010 Animals and their affection for each other The Daily Freeman – Feb 2010 The rewards of volunteering at our sanctuary New York Daily News – Nov 2009 Coverage of our annual ThanksLiving event New York Times – June 2009 Story about My Morning Jacket‘s Jim James’ support of our farm New York Daily News – Jan 2009 Story about Good Egg recipient Stevie Jones Woodstock Times – Nov 2008 – “Who’s the Turkey?” Coverage of our 3rd annual ThanksLiving Banquet WAMC – Northeast Public Radio – Nov 2008 “Saving Farm Animals in a Recession” Radio segment on our 3rd annual ThanksLiving Banquet All Animals – Winter 2008 – “Turkey’s Day” Article in member magazine of The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) Catskill Mountain Foundation’s Guide Magazine – Nov 2008 “Director of the Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary, Filmmaker, Vegan” Cosmopolitan Magazine – Aug 2008 – “Their Uncommon Bond” Learn 23 new ways to love your man… AND a thang or two about the farm Chronogram Magazine – Aug 2008 Director Jenny Brown was named a “Local Luminary” Animal Sheltering Magazine – June 2008 “Field Trip: Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary” Guideposts Magazine – June 2008 “Their Mission to Save Farm Animals” The Daily Freeman – June 2008 “For the Love of Goat” (with video) Weekend America – June 2008 “Summer Travel: A Farm Sanctuary” The national PBS radio show visited Woodstock The New York Times – May 2008 “A Rescued Goat Gets a Chance for a Normal Life” Gothamist – May 2008 “Short One Leg, But Goat is Long on Friends” New York Magazine – May 2008 “Amputee Goat Finds Home with Amputee Owner” G Living – May 2008 “Rescued Amputee Goat Shows Hope for the World” Zoo Too – May 2008 “Goat, Owner Share in New Leg” Amazing video profile of Albie the goat!! Time Out NY – May 2007 “New Yorkers Discover the Joys of Being Farmed Out” NY Daily News – May 2007 “Help Stop Abuse – Buy Some Art” Profile of board member Dan Piraro’s work on behalf of animals VegNews Magazine – 2005 “Vegan Weddings” One of the magazine’s most popular recurring article, featuring WFAS co-founders getting hitched.