Bed & Breakfast, Goats and Pigs, at Animal Sanctuaries Across the U.S.
Beth Greenfield of the New York Times has the story on animal sanctuaries with bed & breakfasts on the side. Guests can stay in historic comfort, while being steps away from the farm, where anyone can be a volunteer. Starting at Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary, Greenfield gives us a peek at this growing pocket of hospitality and animal care:
Woodstock Sanctuary (actually in Willow, N.Y.) is not the only haven for rescued animals that gives a chance to visit, volunteer and stay overnight. While a handful of such accommodations are scattered throughout the country, upstate New York is home to a concentration of them: in addition to Woodstock, the nearby Catskill Animal Sanctuary has opened a B&B as well and, in Watkins Glen, Farm Sanctuary has operated one for years.
Woodstock Sanctuary opened the Guesthouse in April, part of a natural evolution for Ms. Brown, who chronicles her animal-rights career, which began with undercover filmmaking for the advocacy group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) in a memoir, “The Lucky Ones,” to be published in August.