Tag: food

Recap: Funeral for a Young Pig

Thank you to those who came out for this funeral at the Public Market, where living and dead animals are sold weekly. We memorialized one of the pigs whose heads were for sale there.  We named her Violet. Thanks to…

Book Club 3/11

Our next reading will be a bit different. We’re going to read the first chapter of Peter Singer’s Animal Liberation, and then chapter 17 in Michael Pollan’s Omnivore’s Dilemma (“Ethics of Eating Animals”). The chapters are related, and both books…

Cube of Truth 1/21 Recap

ARRoc held our first Cube of Truth, as Anonymous for the Voiceless, on Saturday, January 21st at Rochester’s Washington Square Park for the People’s Solidarity Rally attended by thousands. It was a powerful experience. We saw many people affected by the needless violence they were witnessing, and received a lot of appreciation for our work.

Vegan Demonstration Recap

Thanks to Mary and Nolan for standing up for farmed animals at the Public Market Saturday morning 10/29.  They went over to the circus protest afterwards, and then Mary returned for the afternoon circus protest.  “Today was all a blur,”…

Protest / Leafletting at the Public Market

Note: The 10/22 protest has been postponed due to weather.  It will be 10/29 8-11am, same place, before the Ringling Circus Protest which is at Blue Cross Arena at 11:30am.  People will still be going to Hetties at noon 10/22.…

Recap: Stand Up for Farmed Animals

This was a beautiful event.  I count that 19 advocates came out to stand up for their friends on East Avenue.  The weather was lovely and peace was in the air.  Thank you to Mary and Martha for making signs…

Stand Up for Farmed Animals 10/2

Be an “upstander” with ARAUNY. Let’s stand up for our friends on Sunday, October 2nd, from 1:00 to 2:30 pm in front of the East Avenue Wegmans in Rochester. We will stand on the public sidewalk at the southwest corner…

ARAUNY Joins RPCC

ARAUNY has signed on as a Partner Organization of the Rochester People’s Climate Coalition, a rapidly growing coalition of organizations and businesses throughout the Rochester area, who share an interest in taking a stand against climate change. As you’re probably…

Book Club 3/22: Living Among Meat Eaters

Our next ARAUNY Book Club meeting will be Tuesday, March 22nd from 6:30-8 pm in Brighton. Please RSVP via our Contact Us page for  the exact location. We will be reading Living Among Meat Eaters by Carol J. Adams. I…

Human Rights Day

ARAUNY will be participating in the 2015 Human Rights Day Thursday, December 10th, at Downtown United Presbyterian Church, 121 N. Fitzhugh Street, Rochester.  See flyer for details.