SHARING WATER WITH PIGS: AN ACT OF COMPASSION, NOT “CRIMINAL MISCHIEF”

SHARING WATER WITH PIGS: AN ACT OF COMPASSION, NOT “CRIMINAL MISCHIEF”

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PMK POST SHARING WATER WITH PIGS: AN ACT OF COMPASSION, NOT “CRIMINAL MISCHIEF” June 1, 2017 Plant Matter Kitchen Sharing water with innocent pigs on route to slaughter…an act of “criminal mischief” or an act of kindness and compassion?The court has sided with the latter.ANITA KRAJNC:Anita Krajnc is a longtime animal activist, holds a PhD, and was an aid to a former Canadian Minister of Environment. It goes without saying that her passion for environmental and animal justice seeps into all aspects of her life.One of her most recognizable roles is being the co-founder of Toronto Pig Save, which “exists to erect glass walls at area slaughterhouses, encourage plant-based vegan living, and bear witness to the pigs during vigil.”When activists stand firm in their beliefs through times of political pressure…
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#PMKVEGANWARRIOR: SAMANTHA MCPHERSON

#PMKVEGANWARRIOR: SAMANTHA MCPHERSON

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PMK POST #PMKVEGANWARRIOR: SAMANTHA MCPHERSON April 10, 2017 Plant Matter Kitchen https://www.youtube.com/embed/xzVckF3jAgQ?rel=0&controls=0&showinfo=0 Samantha McPherson is a Vegan Warrior. Her admiration, her dedication, and her devotion to veganism proves it.HER STORYSamantha became attuned to an animal and environmentally conscious lifestyle in her teen years. A high school teacher taught her about vegetarianism and she was immediately convinced—from that day on, Samantha eliminated animal products from her diet and never looked back.About four and a half years ago, Samantha took her activism a step further by becoming vegan and learning all about animal cruelty, the horrors of the dairy industry, the benefits of a vegan lifestyle, and ways to get involved and invoke change—for animals and humans alike.HER INSPIRATIONSamantha seeks inspiration from vegan idols Anita Krajnc and Jo-Anne McArthur.Founder of the Toronto Pig…
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An Evening With Dr. Will Tuttle at PMK

An Evening With Dr. Will Tuttle at PMK

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PMK POST An Evening With Dr. Will Tuttle at PMK September 13, 2016 Plant Matter Kitchen https://www.youtube.com/embed/8g30wNV1424?rel=0&controls=0&showinfo=0 Plant Matter Kitchen very proudly hosted an evening with Dr. Will Tuttle on September 11th, 2016.Dr. Tuttle is an award-winning author, advocate, activist, spiritualist, vegan, educator, speaker, and musician. His multi-faceted work demonstrates his sincere compassion and justice for people and animals alike.AUTHOR Dr. Tuttle is an award-winning author of the best-selling book The World Peace Diet, which has been published in 16 languages. Dr. Tuttle told PMK that his book is “focused on helping us understand that the only reason any of us are eating animal foods is because we’re following orders that were essentially injected into us from the time we were little infants and they’re not in our best interests.”ADVOCATE…
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The Sanctuary That’s Saving Farm Animals

The Sanctuary That’s Saving Farm Animals

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PMK POST The Sanctuary That’s Saving Farm Animals August 2, 2016 Plant Matter Kitchen A safe haven for animals rescued from slaughter farms, Cedar Row Farm Sanctuary has rescued hundreds of farm animals since it opened in 1999.The outgrowth of a wildlife rescue farm, Cedar Row’s first rescue was of six pygmy goats who, once nourished and cared for, grew to each weigh 200 pounds. As of 2015, the farm sanctuary has rescued dozens of animals and placed them in safe homes, including: 2 goats, 5 rabbits, 18 pot bellied pigs, 84 battery hens, 8 ducks, 17 backyard hens, 7 turkeys, 1 donkey, and D’Arcy the pig.Despite early resistance from nearby farmers, Siobhan and Peter Poole have always remained proud of their efforts and believe wholeheartedly in their cause: “Of…
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