Historic Dairy Farm Becomes a Sanctuary and Serves up Vegan Ice Cream! | One Green Planet

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Knowing the horror animals go through in the meat and dairy industry makes us want to rescue them all from such an existence … and that’s exactly what one community did.

The historic Lewis Oliver Farm located on the North Shore of Long Island was once home to a popular dairy farm. The farm is estimated to date back to the 1890s and at its peak held 63 cows on the milking line. After a successful run, the owner decided to retire and sold the cows and the farm in 1953, when it was turned into a petting zoo. However, when he decided to sell the property about 10 years ago, local residents, led by Pamela Veitch, banded together to save the remaining animals. Together, the community created the non-profit, Friends of the Farm, a 501c-3 nonprofit organization made up entirely of volunteers.

Under the volunteer leadership, this former dairy has not only…

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