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Rachel McCrystal-Animal Farming in a New Green Deal

  • Lancaster Farm Sanctuary 558 Milton Grove Road South Elizabethtown, PA, 17022 United States (map)

Lancaster Farm Sanctuary is bringing Rachel McCrystal to our community for a free public speaking engagement.

Please join us in the old bank barn May 18th at 7pm for some light refreshments and a talk. 

The talk will be a discussion of the climate and environmental impacts of farming animals in a globalized economy. A breakdown of how the bodies of animals have been put into a capitalist system where we are completely disconnected from what is being done to and with them. What are the findings on climate change and animal farming? What are the myths about animal farming that we must break down? Who are these animals who we are farming and where do they come from? What are the alternatives and what can we do?
Rachel came to Woodstock Farm Sanctuary in 2014 as the organization’s first Development Director. She led the campaign to move the Sanctuary to its new location in 2015. Prior to that, Rachel served in senior leadership positions at Best Friends Animal Society and the Pennsylvania SPCA. Her move into the role of Executive Director in April of 2017 cemented a decade of advocacy and nonprofit experience. Rachel has led Woodstock Sanctuary through a period of growth in terms of rescue, animal care, and expanding into an inclusive mission that includes environmental activism.

Before her nonprofit career, Rachel was a journalist and a ballroom dancer. She volunteers with many rescue and vegan groups.