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August 18, 2020

'HERD COMMUNITY: THERE'S MORE TO COWS THAN WE THOUGHT, SAY SCIENTISTS'

by Eva Botkin-Kowacki, Christian Science Monitor

"It’s lunchtime at Unity Farm Sanctuary, and all the residents are munching away. In the 'Forever Friends' pen, Audrey and Pal gently jostle heads to share the trough. When Pal nudges Audrey’s face out of her way, she stops and licks his ear and his neck as if to say, ‘That’s OK. I still love you,’ before placing her head back in the haystack. That may seem strange – especially when social distancing is the behavior du jour – but Audrey and Pal are cattle. And the licking is a way of showing affection and bonding among bovine."

July 20, 2020

UNITY'S HUMANE EDUCATOR PROFILED IN NORTH SHORE NEWS

Unity's Humane Education Director, Marla Andrews, was recently featured in two North Shore newspapers: The Newburyport Daily News and Eagle Tribune. If you've been to the sanctuary recently, chances are you've either seen Marla running one of our public tours or singing Broadway showtunes to Star the Donkey. Read the full article for highlights from Marla's first two years at Unity, previews of our many new Humane Education programs, and info on Marla's new pet loss grief counseling sessions.

June 14, 2020

UNITY REOPENS WITH COVID-19 ADAPTED TOURS!

We are happy to share that Unity Farm Sanctuary is reopening for scheduled on-site tours beginning Thursday, June 18th! In addition to a full schedule of regular tour offerings, we will also be celebrating the reopening of sanctuaries across New England with a special "Here Comes the Sun" week packed with extra tours from June 29 - July 5. This joyous week is part of a collaboration with New England (and New York) Rescue and Sanctuary Resource Group and is a perfect kick-off to summer!

May 30, 2020

ZOOOOMING DUDLEYFEST KICKS OFF ANNUAL UNITY FUNDRAISER

Our annual celebration of all things Dudley went virtual this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. But that didn't stop our staff, animal residents, and virtual party-goers from having a fantastic day! DudleyFest also marked the kick-off to one of our biggest annual fundraisers. If you are able to give, any amount is appreciated and will go directly to helping to care for Dudley and all of Unity's rescued farm animal residents.

May 6, 2020

UNITY JOINS HUMANE EDUCATION COALITION

Unity is now a proud member of the prestigious Humane Education Coalition, which has a mission of collaborating "with education partners in human rights, environmental ethics, and animal protection to achieve common goals and support their work." In becoming a part of HEC, Unity joins "more than 141 partners and affiliates in 28 countries on five continents who collectively teach millions of people around the world."

April 15, 2020

DESPITE PANDEMIC, UNITY FARM'S MISSION CONTINUES

By Amelia Tarallo
Hometown Weekly Staff

"Humans aren't the only ones whose lives have been altered by the coronavirus. While many shelters and humane societies are trying to adapt amid the COVID-19 crisis, Sherborn’s Unity Farm Sanctuary has had to find the best way to operate without their volunteers and some of their usually scheduled programming...

December 28, 2019

UNITY FARM TEACHES TRUTH ABOUT ANIMALS (HOMETOWN WEEKLY)

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

"On Saturday afternoon, Unity Farm Sanctuary opened its doors for a winter solstice celebration. With tours of the facility, free hot cocoa, cookies and cider, the farm (and farmhouse, built in 1833) were extremely inviting and pleasant. 

Unfortunately, some of the facts that the farm has to deal with on a daily basis are far less so...

November 4, 2019

CELEBRATING VEGAN LOVE AT UNITY FARM SANCTUARY

Unity Farm Sanctuary was recently showcased in a photo-shoot for thekindbride.com -- a community and blog for the plant-based bride. The sanctuary grounds provided a picture-perfect New England backdrop for this happy and lovely event, and our amazingly photogenic animal residents kept the "bride and groom" company throughout the day.

October 1, 2019

"ALLOWED TO GROW OLD" ISA LESHKO BOOK READING AND TOUR

We are honored to announce that Isa Leshko, author and photographer with her new book "Allowed to Grow Old", will be coming to Unity Farm Sanctuary to read from her new book and join a special tour of the Sanctuary Animals. This event is done in collaboration with the Griffin Museum of Photography during her solo exhibition of photographs October 24th - December 6th.

August 3, 2019

MOBILE COW HOSPITAL FUNDRAISER IS FULLY FUNDED!

Though the generosity of one final surprise “slam dunk - bring it home” large donation, the Campaign reached its goal in under two months, with 97 amazing donors, 1500 shares, and 100 followers. Everyone made a difference - thank you all from each of us at Unity Farm Sanctuary.

October 10, 2018

UNITY FARM SANCTUARY FEATURED ON FACTSUMO

As part of our educational mission, we volunteered to help an open source educational site with an interview about animal sanctuaries.

June 22, 2018

A ROAD TRIP TO UNITY FARM SANCTUARY

Caught in Southie, South Boston's Neighborhood magazine featured a visit to the Sanctuary.

June 12, 2018

DUDLEY THE SCOTTISH HIGHLAND BULL FEATURED IN THE BOSTON GLOBE

The inspiring story of Dudley's rescue made front page news in the Lifestyle section. 

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