VegNews Daily

Stand-Up Paddle for Animals

A California man sets out to stand-up paddle around Lake Tahoe for animals.

A California man will stand-up paddle around Lake Tahoe to raise money and awareness for farm animals. John Merryfield is setting out to embark on his second fundraiser benefitting Farm Sanctuary. He plans to paddle his way around the 72-mile permitter of Lake Tahoe, a feat that he estimates will take three to four days. “It doesn't seem that strenuous nor that long when I think about the farm animals around the country for whom standing up is either torture…or a liberty not afforded to them,” Merryfield said. Last year, Merryfield raised $3,050 for Farm Sanctuary, and donations for this year’s September 10 event can be made at his website.

 Comments

European Union Dairy Industry in Crisis

EU farm commissioner says UK dairy industry is in “very serious difficulty.”
Read More »

School Nutrition Magazine Filled with Meat and Dairy Ads

New report reveals magazine on childhood nutrition is loaded with ads for pizza, corn dogs, and chicken nuggets.
Read More »

Dairy Industry's New Campaign Targets Millennials

The Onion runs sponsored content to support Dairy Good's latest video campaign.
Read More »

Google to Offer More Plant-Based Options to Employees

At Google's headquarters in Northern California, more vegan options are being added to the menu.
Read More »

Factory Farm Poisons Town

Residents near factory farm in North Carolina sue pork giant, Smithfield, over health problems caused by cesspools of animal waste.
Read More »

This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

More Videos »