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Mid-Hudson Vegetarian Society, Inc.
38 East Market Street, Rhinebeck, New York 12572 USA -
Vegetarian - Vegan - Animal Rights - Health - Nutrition - Environment
The mission of the Mid-Hudson Vegetarian Society, Inc. is to
promote the vegetarian ethic in the Mid-Hudson (New York) region, educate the community
and aid anyone in the pursuit of a totally vegetarian (vegan) cruelty-free and healthful
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HSUS Youth Activities
Re: Humane Society Youth
From: Roberta Schiff, President, Mid-Hudson Vegetarian Society
I have been checking out your website and see that you are offering a lot of
options for activities and resources to allow children to learn about how
they can participate in animal welfare.
However, I see an omission. There is no information about factory farming
and the cruelty and environmental damage (and contribution to global
warming). There are no suggestions about eating vegan as a way individuals
can contribute to change both for themselves or for the animals and the
planet. There are no books about children and vegetarianism such as the
following from Micah Publications:
Vegetarian & Animal Rights
Materials for Children
What about food served at these various
I realize the problems that arise when teachers and parents are not
vegetarian friendly. However to leave out this very important aspect of
animal cruelty, you know the numbers, (ten billion slaughtered each year),
gives the impression that if we learn to treat companion animals with
kindness and how to protect wildlife, the problems are solved.
I feel children ought to be made aware of the issue even if it make some
people uncomfortable. I would appreciate a personal reply.
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