Jonathan Brant is an animal rights activist, a writer, an artist, a musician and singer, a student at Eastern Michigan University, and author of “An Open Letter to a Curious Omnivore.” In this episode, Jonathan and I are back together again discussing important issues surrounding …
*Audio typo correction!! – In this episode I say 100 billion animals have died in Australia wildfires. I meant 1 billion. Sorry for the audio typo! Happy New Year! This episode is different from others in that there is no guest. In this raw and …
Sarah Beth is an animal rights activist and avid volunteer living in upstate New York. After learning about the many deaths of horses associated with horse racing, Sarah began protesting with Horseracing Wrongs, an organization founded by Patrick Battuello,that exposes the many wrongs in the horse racing industry. After meeting Nicole Arciello, Vice President and Patrick Battuello, Sarah began to participate in more protests and to help out at events with Horseracing Wrongs.
Sarah talks about her work as an animal rights activist, the first protest she attended, and the people she met who supported her on her journey to veganism. Sarah shares her personal testimonial – her story about becoming vegan, and how her experiences with volunteering and visiting sanctuaries made a huge impact on her that she hopes to share with others.
We discuss the importance of understanding not just animal rights, but also human rights and the impact animal agriculture industry has on humans working in dangerous and horrific conditions.
To take a tour and volunteer with Sarah at a sanctuary in New York, Connect with Sarah on Facebook!
To learn more about Horseracing Wrongs please visit their website or their Facebook page, or email: Patrick Battuello, Founder, President, Director (firstname.lastname@example.org)
I had the immense pleasure of sitting down with Mark at the Gray Barn at Woodstock Farm Sanctuary, to discuss his book, Striking at the Roots- A Practical Guide to Animal Activism. Mark recently released the second edition of the book, (ten year anniversary) with …
20 year old animal rights activist, artist, musician, writer. Jonathan is in starting his third year at Eastern Michigan University and is studying to become a teacher.
Jonathan volunteers and interns at farm animal sanctuaries and works to make the world a more compassionate place for humans and for animals.
Jonathan’s “open letter to a curious omnivore” has gained lots of attention, as well as changed hearts and minds. We discuss the importance of having support and role models when transitioning to veganism.
Jonathan discusses his journey to veganism, his last piece of an “animal” that he ate, all he has learned through the help of friends, and the importance of researching the motivation behind ditching meat, eggs, and dairy.
Jonathan talks about the plight of different animals in animal agriculture, his plans to become a teacher, his work at Sasha Farm Sanctuary as a volunteer, and his internship at Woodstock Farm Sanctuary. He tells heartfelt stories of connections with animals at sanctuaries, which are both inspiring, and somewhat humorous!
We discuss all of this and more in this episode of Sanctuary Tour – the podcast. Please listen, rate, review, and SHARE! Thank you so much for your support.
Visit Jonathan’s blog to read his “Open letter to a curious omnivore”