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Lirsti and Illúvetar: Part 3

Trotting to the Slaughter

Tetravigesimal castle. The epitome of magical reseach. A grand structure bustling with activity, except tonight. The halls were quiet. The only active place was the great council hall and active it was. 706 more words

Short Story

Toronto Pig Save Video

Popular vegan youtuber ‘Vegan Gains’ recently uploaded a video of a Toronto Pig Save he attended. I thought this video was worth sharing as it is very touching and eye opening.

-The Vegan Lily


You Shouldn’t Start A Backyard Farm

Whoa, really? Did I just say that? I mean, this whole section of this site is supposed to be dedicated to backyard farming, and experiences I’ve had starting a micro-farm. 1,756 more words


Ready to take on the Baconator

I spent 23 hours in Canada this week for a single reason: to devote much of a day with Toronto Pig Save outside of Ontario’s biggest pig slaughterhouse, bearing witness to the pigs as they arrived in hulking transport trucks. 553 more words

Photographing Hogs, Er Photographing Pigs

Sometimes, in the excitement of doing something different, you can forget the bigger picture, no pun intended.  Well maybe a little pun.  Last week I had the opportunity to photograph some hogs.  297 more words


What a difference a day makes

It’s been a busy week. We had lots of people through, as you may have deduced from the blog, and pictures of pizzas. The pigs had the best idea, as you can see in the photo – just sunbathe and let the world pass by. 491 more words

Care Farm

Great For The Pigs

I tell people that we raise pigs using methods that are great for the pigs and great for the table.  It’s no accident that “great for the pigs” comes first in that phrase.   341 more words