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UK Prisoners Play With Goats in Rehabilitative Animal Therapy Sessions

Prisoners at HMP Swaleside in Kent will stroke and feed goats in new rehabilitative animal therapy sessions. Inmates at the category B prison on the Isle of Sheppey will help to care for two pygmy...

Vegan Non-Profit Fights to Stop Prison-Run Slaughterhouses

Vegan non-profit Evolve Our Prison Farms (EOPF) is working to implement change after a recent government ruling allowed the return of prison farms in Canada. These farms previously saw prisoners raising livestock for slaughter...
Vegan Diet Used by U.S. Prisons for Rehabilitation

Vegan Diet Used by U.S. Prisons for Rehabilitation

Prisons have not always enjoyed a vegan friendly reputation in the US. Peter Young, an animal activist jailed for releasing minks from a fur farm, stated recently that his time in prison was incredibly...

Can Veganism Rehabilitate Inmates?

We know the benefits that a plant-based diet can have on the planet and our bodies. But what about our minds, and our capacity to commit crime? Pennsylvania state prisons, from November, will start monitoring the...