Teaching People Kindness and Compassion to Animals, Each Other and our Planet.
Teaching People Kindness and Compassion to Animals, Each Other and our Planet.

Touched by an Angel

A woman in Knoxville was driving on her way to work today and she fell behind a truck full of chickens, undoubtedly heading for slaughter. The wind was hitting their faces, blinding their eyes and strewing their feathers around…

The Inside Scoop: Sara in California

My first visit to The Gentle Barn was about a year ago after a move to California from Minneapolis, Minnesota. I had been vegan for a number of years and like many others, was a huge fan of The Gentle Barn on Facebook. It wasn’t until I was able to visit, however, that I saw the true impact…

Thank You, Johnny

I bought a cow. I said words I never thought I’d hear myself say, “Mrs. Duncan, I’d like to buy a cow.” Then I reached into the back pocket of my jeans and handed the cattleman’s wife $300 dollars.

I owed a debt to a calf I’d…

Gentle Barn Concerns for our Health

We have had Gentle Barn concerns for our health for the last sixteen years as we have observed people's meat intake increase right along with the rise in heart disease, cancer, diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and dementia. Watching the obesity rate elevate with the…

Horse Lovers

                             

Most people know that eating meat causes suffering to cows, pigs, chickens, turkeys, and fish, but did you know that it effects horses as well? The Bureau of Land Management rounds up wild horses and donkeys each year and auctions them off? Most of them go to slaughter. They do this for…

A Mother's Tears

                                    

A while ago we were in a hospital with one of our animals and met a cow there that made a lasting impression on us and I just had to tell her story.

She was a cow from the dairy industry who was impregnated, carried her…

Earth Day

                                       

What Will You Do This Earth Day To Support The Planet?

Ellie Laks Explains Why A Plant-based Diet Is So Important To The Environment

Santa Clarita, CA (April…

There Are Angels Everywhere!

      

In Massachusetts there lives a man and a woman who were third generation dairy farmers. Cows have milk just like any other mammal, as breast milk for their babies. Just like dogs, horses, or humans, cows only have breast…

Meatless Monday: Shepard's Pie

A plant based diet is so easy even our 9 year old can do it! This week Cheyanne made a vegan shepherds pie which was so so good!

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Meatless Monday: Pumpkin Pie

            

ONE PUMPKIN PIE

1 PIE CRUST
2 CUPS SOLID-PACK CANNED PUMPKIN
1 CUP NON DAIRY MILK (RICH SOY MILK WORKS BEST)
3/4 CUP BROWN SUGAR
1/4 CUP CORN STARCH
1 TSP. VANILLA
1/4 TSP. XANTHAN GUM
1 1/2 TSP. PUMPKIN PIE SPICE

MIX ALL TOGETHER. POUR IN PIE CRUST.…