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Vegan Burger Battle Winners Announced!

Last month, we invited restaurants in Grass Valley and Nevada City to join the county’s first ever Vegan Burger Battle! Created to encourage restaurants to offer healthier, more compassionate food choices and give customers one more reason to frequent and support local restaurants, nine restaurants joined the friendly competition. Each restaurant served a special vegan […]

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Program Director

JOB TITLE: Program Director REPORTS TO: Executive Director JOB DESCRIPTION: Oversee all Animal Place programs, including but not limited to volunteers, interns, tours, events, campaigns, social media, website, guest house, and Vegan Republic store. RESPONSIBILITIES Management Supervise employees in the Program Department Hold weekly program department meetings Meet weekly with Executive Director Attend weekly manager’s […]

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Do you believe in kindness?

After Ruth’s rescue, we sure do! 

Ruth was bought at auction by a roadside butcher. Malnourished, wheezing, and unable to put any weight on her back left leg, Ruth needed human kindness.

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5 Vegan Lunches for Back to School

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Whether you’re a parent, a college student, or are just looking for simple vegan lunch ideas, we’ve got you covered. Below are 5 plant-based lunches that are quick and delicious! This Brown Fried Rice is perfect for both lunch and dinner! Whip up a big batch, and have leftovers the next day. Recipe by Toni Okamoto […]

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Welcome Joan

Meet the newest rescued sheep!

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Full-Time Animal Care Assistant

Full-Time Animal Care Assistant Animal Place Sanctuary Organization Description: Founded in 1989, Animal Place is one of the oldest and largest sanctuaries for farmed animals in the United States. As an animal rights organization, we promote the complete protection of farmed animals and a vegan lifestyle. There are three facilities: a 600-acre sanctuary in Grass Valley, […]

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RIP Wilbur

“It is quite possible that an animal has spoken to me and that I didn’t catch the remark because I wasn’t paying attention.” – E.B. White, Charlotte’s Web, Ch. 14 Dear Wilbur, You spoke with your eyes. You spoke of an afternoon nap, the warm spring breeze traveling through your bristled hair. You talked of […]

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Their Journey to Sanctuary

From the middle of the forest to a dairy farm,  our rescued residents come from a variety of backgrounds. Four beloved animals told us their rescue stories. “I was born on a farm, where I was forced to get pregnant over and over, so that I could produce milk. I lived with a lot of […]

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Life of a Dairy Cow

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Forcibly impregnated. Separated from baby. Milked. Repeat. Every year, 9.4 million cows are used for dairy production. This is their reality…for a forgotten glass of milk. When she is born, a female calf is immediately removed from her mom and placed in a small enclosure by herself. Instead of her own mother’s milk, she is […]

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Virtually sponsor an orphan

Moms are rarely rescued in the sanctuary world. Families are often torn apart, leaving grieving mothers and orphaned young. While we have been lucky to rescue a few moms (Rita, a pregnant pig who jumped from a truck on the highway), most of the rescued residents never knew their moms. This Mother’s Day, will you […]

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