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The Reluctant Vegan

By: Alisha Niswander  I grew up on a farm. I was surrounded by animals. Animal products had a place at the table nearly every time we sat down to eat. This was Ohio. My family had animals. I remember watching my grandpa butcher chickens and seeing them flying around headless. I also remember feeding baby […]

Mindful May Middle School Madness

By: Chris Shapard and Craig Gordon: The students at Treasure Mountain Junior High learn about the power of plant-based nutrition “How many of you think about where your food comes from?” A few students hesitantly raise their hands, most keep them down. When most of us sit down to eat, about to sink our teeth […]

Sage Mountain and FFAC at Treasure Mountain Jr. High

The Treasure Mountain Junior High Students in Susan Graves-Henneman’s 8th grade health class had a chance to learn about the effects of plant based nutrition and farm animal advocacy.  Carolyn Murray from KPCW visited the school and files this report  

The Plant Powered Challenge

By: Dave Swartz It was just this morning heading westbound down Parley’s Canyon on interstate 80 when I slowly passed yet another animal transport truck filled to capacity with pigs, swine, or hogs. I’m actually not sure what the correct term is. I guess it depends on who you ask. My vehicle and the transport […]

Imagine this planet Earth

By: Lauren Lockey This is a vision I wrote in September of 2014 when Sage Mountain was just getting started. I recently found it and thought it was relevant with April being Earth month. I hope you enjoy. I close with a song by one of my favorite artists that will surely motivate! Imagine this […]

Ponyboy, My Story

By: Ponyboy I will have to say that it’s been a whirlwind since Johnny and I broke free from our captors in Riverside County, California. See, what many of you don’t know is that this was a planned getaway from the beginning and not some spontaneous guy’s night out romp. Let me help paint the […]