ThanksLiving in Woodstock, NY

ThanksLiving in Woodstock, NY

This past Sunday was Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary‘s Annual Thanksliving Feast! It was a wonderful few hours filled with amazing eats, good peeps, numb toes and some extraordinary guests of honor: the turkeys. 
Besides those feathered friends, there was much to see at the farm.
Hi there! this goat seemed to beam.
The goat who mistook a finger for a carrot.
Making a friend.
Can we pause and revel in the beauty of the pig? Such a magnificent earthling.

With words from New York Times best selling author Rory “Skinny Bitch” Freedman, crazy-sexy Jill-of trades Kris Carr and Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary founder Jenny Brown, it was an empowering afternoon. When you factor in the generous sponsorship from NYC’s vegan footwear source, Moo Shoes (founded by Erica and Sara Kubersky) and the decadent desserts from famed Vegan Treats‘ founder Danielle Konya, you start to realize the vegan world is filled with strong women making a difference.  Truly inspiring!

But what about the food?! Having missed the hor d’oeuvres, snacking commenced with our table’s bread basket. Delicious pretzel bread and pumpkin scones tided us over until the feast began.
What a plate! Scrumptious field roast with mushroom gravy, citrus sweet potatoes, roasted vegetables, cranberry sauce, kale, pilafs and stuffing aplenty. Mmmmm. The gracious volunteers gave Wok Man an entire second plate with a smile!
Vegan Treats for dessert! Chocolate peanut butter layer cake or pumpkin cheesecake were dished out to complete the wonderful meal.
And what a way to go home: tugging a huge goody bag of vegan snacks, body care and literature. Till next year!

Additional reporting here, a la CandyPenny