Support farm animal protection with a cool Valentine’s Day gift

Farm Sanctuary logoThere’s plenty in the news about the abysmal treatment of farm animals, as well as gag order legislation to stop whistleblowers who try to reveal these tragic situations to the public. Among al this stand a great organization called Farm Sanctuary which stands as a safe haven to rescued and abused farm animals of all kinds.

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A growing national trend turns plastic bags into bedding for the homeless

An eighth grader shows how easy it is to turn plastic bags into cushy bed mats for the homeless

An eighth grader shows how easy it is to turn plastic bags into cushy bed mats for the homeless; photo by Debra Atlas

As cities around the country are banning or placing a tax on plastic bags, some people are turning lemons into lemonade. A growing number of church groups and students are turning single use plastic bags into bed mats for the homeless. Continue reading