Saturday, August 27, 2005

Boston Vegetarian Society Calendar: "Monday, September 5, 2005 �Labor Day Special Event

We are so pleased to be invited by the Peace Abbey and Mass. Action for Animals (MAfA) to co-sponsor a special event featuring ex-cattle rancher Howard Lyman!

SEPTEMBER 5, 2005 (Rain or shine)

1 PM - Vegan Potluck (see details below)
3 PM - Speaker Presentation

It is a treat to have a second occasion this summer to spend time in the special environment of the Peace Abbey in Sherborn, MA, and with Howard Lyman, wow!

Howard Lyman is a fourth generation Montana cattle rancher and feedlot operator who, because of a life-changing experience, became vegan and an advocate for farm animals, healthy living, and sustainable agriculture.
He is the author of 'Mad Cowboy  The Cattle Rancher Who Won't Eat Meat', and is the subject of the recently released documentary, 'Mad Cowboy'.

Speaking with the credibility of an industry insider, Howard has been a leading voice for reform of the toxic chemical practices of modern agriculture, as well as for kindness to animals and to ourselves through meat-free living. Following an appearance on Oprah, he was co-defendant with Oprah Winfrey in the now infamous 'meat defamation' trial.

The Peace Abbey
Two North Main Street
Sherborn, MA (next to Natick)
Where Route 27 and Route 16 overlap
(Directions and free parking info will follow later.)

If you are new to the Peace Abbey, it is a unique and wonderful place, and houses a small sanctuary for rescued farm animals, whom you can visit. You can stroll the beautiful grounds and view the moving Pacifist Memorial and Gandhi statue, and the exquisite, lifesife bronze statue of Emily the Cow, which is the centerpiece of the recently de"

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