Minneapolis chicken rescuers believe a bird in the hand is better than a bird on the plate | Twin Cities Daily Planet
AFA Annual Meeting
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Sequoya Branch, Madison Public Library
4340 Tokay Boulevard, Madison
Special guests: Christine Heppermann, author of City Chickens, will discuss her new book about Chicken Run Rescue.
She’ll be joined by Mary Britton Clouse and Bert Clouse from Chicken Run Rescue.
6:00 – 7:15 Guest speakers
7:30 – 8:30 AFA meeting (all welcome to attend!)
Please come and meet the AFA Board of Directors, get a recap on 2012 and learn about our plans for the coming year.
Vegan refreshments will be served.
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The Clouses’ devotion to chickens goes beyond rescuing individual birds. They are determined to get chickens off people’s plates and into their laps. They advocate a plant-based diet (for people – chickens are omnivores) with no eggs and no chickens.
“Chickens are warm and silky and nice to hold,” said Mary. “They are companion animals, not food.”