We’ve had quite a busy summer and now that fall has arrived it’s time to take a deep breath, reflect on the last few months and start preparing for winter. This summer had us blessed with Hannah, our summer intern from Virginia Tech. Her assistance was absolutely invaluable and we wish her all the best in […]Read More Fall Update
EXCITING NEWS! We have been donated a 25’x8′ insulated chicken coop but need to raise roughly $225 to get it moved to our location ASAP. The nice people donating it (because they are moving) also have lots of fencing and a gravity watering system to donate as well. We also have an opportunity to purchase a large […]Read More Urgent Need!
We are almost half way through the summer months and we want to express how grateful we are to have such charitable supporters. In order to continue to give our residents the best forever home possible, we depend on constant donations. These donations afford us the opportunity to not only pay for food, medical supplies, […]Read More Christmas in July for the Animals!
Spring has sprung here at Peaceful Fields Sanctuary! The apple and pear trees have buds, the daffodils are blooming, and all our residents are enjoying the outdoors from sunrise to sundown. We would like to extend an invitation to all our friends and followers out for a springtime visit and vegan potluck lunch. Sunday, April […]Read More Spring 2016 Open House
A year ago today in a blizzard Beatrice came to live at the sanctuary from Harper’s Ferry, WV where she was found wandering the neighborhood by some caring residents. We were being looked after as 4 wheel drive vehicles couldn’t make it up the hill yet somehow our minivan with all season tires made […]Read More Happy Anniversary Beatrice!
There are quite a few new faces around Peaceful Fields recently! Five new residents have arrived to call the sanctuary home. Some annual visitors have also made their appearance as well. Let’s dive right in to get you caught up! Three pygmy goats recently came from the Richmond area to call PFS home. Paula, Walter […]Read More New Faces and New Emergencies
First, we have to thank God we never lost power during this historic blizzard! Power can mean the difference between life and death in rural areas such as Peaceful Fields Sanctuary’s location. For outdoor animals, power means water to drink and a place to warm themselves. For people who lovingly care for animals it means […]Read More High Heat
“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet.” Those words were spoken by Juliet in a tale by Shakespeare. What’s in a name? In the case of Beauty, it is compassion… Back in November you’ll remember after the rescue of Beauty we issued a special […]Read More What’s In A Name?
The new year has already started off well at Peaceful Fields Sanctuary! Winter preparation continued with making some new chicken water heaters. Installing a light fixture into a re-purposed food tin creates enough heat safely to keep the chicken water containers ice free. Reusing existing items you have or can pick up second hand is […]Read More New Year kicks off at PFS
What a year 2015 has been! Together with your help, we’ve rescued six goats and close to two dozen chickens this past year, providing them with a forever home free from exploitation. We have tabled at Richmond Vegfest, DC Vegfest and the National Animal Rights Conference to share the mission of the sanctuary. We’ve implemented […]Read More PFS, second year reflection