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Remember May

Mother's Day Visiting Day, Sunday, May 13th

The month of May was certainly a special one at the sanctuary. Many gathered to join us in a Mother's day celebration which saw the cows return to pasture for the summer after what we can all appreciate was a long, cold winter. It was a delight to see them frolic and fawn as Mike made the call to signal that days of warmer weather and plentiful green fields were finally here. For many of the younger residents, this was their first taste of spring, which added an even sweeter touch to a day already filled with remembrance for love, life, companionship and motherhood.

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Volunteer Appreciation

We would like to highlight a loyal volunteer at the farm, Taunya, who hosted a Respect Animals Week (RAW) at a local school this past month, which raised funds for animal organizations including Farmhouse! Taunya along with her partner Mike, as well their children Oatie and Tilda (pictured above) deserve a huge thanks for the time and resources they have dedicated to the project. Through their busy lives they still manage to help both on-site and behind the scenes, making sure things run smoothly. Thank you for teaching compassion!

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Uxbridge Veg-Fest:

Our Vegfest preparations are well underway as we countdown to the big day August 19th! Follow us on facebook/instagram (@uxbridgevegfest) to stay up to date with our vendors and maybe a few sweet cow faces along the way!

We would also like to mention that Copper Branch restaurants, home to delicious plant based power food, have become a gold sponsor for Uxbridge Vegfest 2018!

For more information and to become an exhiibitor/sponsor yourself visit:

Upcoming Events:

In the meantime, we have two more amazing events planned for the month of June!

Sunday, June 10th Visiting Day and Bake Sale

Just because the cows have been let out to pasture, doesn't mean they don't want some extra love and treats! Come join us for a fun day 🐮🐓 We will also be selling yummy vegan baked goods to fundraise! - There will be hot food for purchase from Peas+Thank You - If you are able to donate vegan baked goods, please contact us - This is a family friendly event - As much as we all love animals, please no pets! **There is no admission fee, but we will graciously accept donations to help us feed all the hungry bellies at the sanctuary!

Sunday, June 24th Veg Speed Date at Farmhouse Garden Animal Home

Sign up for a chance to win a free ticket: For more info and tickets: SPECIAL FARM SANCTUARY EVENT! We’re pleased to announce a very special edition of Veg Speed Date! The event takes place at Farmhouse Garden Animal Home, Canada’s first cattle ranch that had a change of heart, and is now a sanctuary! It’s the perfect place to meet a compassionate, like-minded veg*n partner. Your Veg Speed Date ticket includes a $5 donation to support Farmhouse Garden’s important work, as well as a tour before the speed dating starts. The event is for veg*n singles aged 19+, and the pairing format will be male/female speed dating. (We'd love to also offer LGBTQ events in the GTA, let us know if you're interested by selecting that option when you sign up for the newsletter). EVENT SPONSOR: Ontario Vegans Magazine Check out their kickstarter: OUR MATCH GUARANTEE If you don't make a dating or friendship match your first try, your second event is half price. See details here: ABOUT VEG SPEED DATE We help people find veg love, creating life-changing matches and love stories in the veg community. Veg Speed Date is exclusively for vegan and vegetarian singles. We have thought through every detail to make sure people have a great time, don’t need to worry about feeling rejected, and have the best chance of making that special connection. Since February 2017 we’ve been successfully running events in cities all over North America. Our events have generated 1000+ veg love connections and we're just getting started! WHAT TO EXPECT AT THIS EVENT Expect a fun, friendly, and incredibly effective way to meet veg singles. Think of it like mini-chats, just getting to know someone, face-to-face, for a few minutes. Spots are limited to 30 participants, because we’ve found that an intimate, get-to-really-know-you setting works the best for making real connections. We also make sure there’s an equal gender ratio – or very close to it – at every one of our male/female pairing events. Our online matching system is easy to use, smartphone compatible, and serves up your results faster than any other speed dating provider. By popular request, we now support both dating and friendship matches

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