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Marni’s Ride

On August 5th, Marni Ugar will be cycling 200 kms (route: to raise money for Cedar Row Farm Sanctuary. Through her activism she has learned that sadly billions of animals in the animal agriculture industry are mistreated annually. While Cedar Row can’t take them all in, we have rescued thousands of animals providing them with a safe […]

Share your thoughts on Canada’s Food Policy

The Canadian Government is asking Canadians to share their thoughts on our country’s food policy by completing a survey. This will give you the chance to comment on our often-cruel land animal farming industry, the fishing industry and the seal hunt, etc. Voicing your opinion matters as this is one of the ways to help […]

Hope for the Holidays

Another year at Cedar Row is coming to a close and our annual winter open house, Hope for the Holidays, was a resounding success. We are truly appreciative of everyone who baked goodies, came to spend time with the animals, purchased Cedar Row merchandise and brought joy and cheer to the sanctuary. We are routinely […]


Thanksgiving can be a tough time for those who value the lives of all animals; it’s one of the first big family events of the fall & winter seasons where animals are often centre stage on dinner tables across the country. That’s why many of us celebrate “Thanksliving” where compassionate meal choices are front and […]

We reached our goal!

Cedar Row marched in the Holly’s Hope: Walk for Ontario Farm Sanctuaries for animals without a voice that rely on Ontario’s farm sanctuaries for shelter and a life free from cruelty and harm.  We can’t thank those enough who donated to our GoFundMe campaign; you are truly wonderful people and we are forever grateful for your kindness, especially […]

Summer of Peace Open House a big success… Thank-you!

Our Summer of Peace Open House on July 9th, 2016 was a resounding success despite the scattering of rain and the oddly cool temperature (especially since this summer has been so hot). We welcomed more people than we ever have in the past and your generosity is very appreciated by us and by the animals […]

Walk for Ontario’s Farm Sanctuaries

Cedar Row Farm Sanctuary  will be participating in this year’s Holly’s Hope 4th Annual Walk for Ontario’s Farm Sanctuaries  on August 28th, 2016 and our goal is to raise $5,000. Cedar Row Farm Sanctuary is Ontario’s oldest farm sanctuary and has rescued hundreds of animals from situations of abuse and neglect and has prevented hundreds more from going […]

Broken Hearts

This past week has been difficult at Cedar Row Farm Sanctuary; we lost one of the kindest, compassionate, and special women we’ve known and one who has become a fixture at work visits, open houses, and veg fests. Sheri Lapienes passed away surrounded by family and friends on July 12th and we’re trying to come […]

Skilled Worker Visits

As you can imagine, running a farm sanctuary is a lot of work with the majority of the focus being on animal care and well-being. Because of this, the focus on the surroundings becomes secondary despite daily efforts at upkeep. If you’ve been to Cedar Row, you know that we take great pride in how […]