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Davis’s Ghost-Free Journey Day 5

Jo-Anne McArthur and her beloved Sammy. Photo courtesy of Liz Marshall. Good morning, Davis. The past 4 days of your journey have been filled with amazing discussions. We have loved being a part of this experience – your insights, candor and openness are admirable. Today is Day 5 – the final [...]

September 14, 2012 TGIOM DAVIS'S JOURNEY, GFJ Blog 25

Davis’s Ghost-Free Journey Day 4

Good morning, Davis. It’s hard to believe that this is day #4 already! We have covered so many important issues .  Your candor and eagerness in exploring these issues in a deep and meaningful way inspires all of us. You have mentioned several other topics that you would like to delve into [...]

September 13, 2012 TGIOM DAVIS'S JOURNEY, GFJ Blog 28

Davis’s Ghost-Free Journey Day 3

Three of our esteemed Animal Ambassadors from left to right: Dr. Kerry Bowman, Gene Baur, Bruce Friedrich For the past few days, Davis has been focusing his GFJ on making a shift  from vegetarian to vegan. He has been exploring ethical issues surrounding dairy, as well as dietary substitutions, especially [...]

September 12, 2012 TGIOM DAVIS'S JOURNEY, GFJ Blog 39

Davis’s Ghost-Free Journey Day 2

Sonny’s Rescue Day with director Liz Marshall. By Jo-Anne McArthur. We hope that Day 1 was stimulating and informative, as you navigated your way through discussions about dairy, from a food and ethical perspective .  Of course, we’re all wondering how your grocery shopping went, as well as your first [...]

September 11, 2012 TGIOM DAVIS'S JOURNEY, GFJ Blog 29

Davis’s Ghost-Free Journey Day 1

Photo of Fanny on her rescue day. By Jo-Anne McArthur Good Morning Davis!! We are so thrilled to take this journey with you. Davis is from Connecticut and has been a vegetarian for 5 years and is ready to delve into discussions  about transitioning to a vegan diet. Davis, you [...]

September 10, 2012 TGIOM DAVIS'S JOURNEY, GFJ Blog 34

Follow the next GFJ September 10-14 !

The faces representing the four main animal industries: Entertainment; Fashion; Food: Biomedical Research: Photos by Jo-Anne McArthur Our next 5-DAY GHOST-FREE JOURNEY (GFJ) will take place from Monday September 10th to Friday September 14th. Selected by our automated lottery system, we are happy to announce our next participant will be Davis [...]

September 4, 2012 TGIOM DAVIS'S JOURNEY, GFJ Blog 2

Kelly’s Ghost-Free Journey Day 5

This may be your last day of the Ghost-Free Journey, but hopefully you will continue this journey going forward.  You have done an amazing job considering some difficult issues, facing social concerns, and challenging yourself with different food choices.  It’s been a pleasure for us to help assist you.  You [...]

July 20, 2012 TGIOM GFJ Blog, KELLY'S JOURNEY 15

Kelly’s Ghost-Free Journey Day 4

Mink in Mink Farm. Photo by Jo-Anne McArthur. Kelly,  you’ve been doing so well with your GFJ so far! You’ve met some challenges with meal planning, grocery shopping, eating out at restaurants away from home, looking closely at labels for hidden animal products, and attended a party.  You have also [...]

July 19, 2012 TGIOM GFJ Blog, KELLY'S JOURNEY 29

Kelly’s Ghost-Free Journey Day 3

Diary.  It’s everywhere…..on, or  in almost everything we eat.  We  just can’t escape it.  Even whey and casein is added to foods we surely think are Ghost-Free.  I was vegetarian for a few years before I exposed myself to learning about dairy.  I was unaware of the truth about the [...]

July 18, 2012 TGIOM GFJ Blog, KELLY'S JOURNEY 21

Kelly’s Ghost-Free Journey Day 2

Yesterday, Kelly started her Journey asking how to prepare for meals on-the-go with her busy schedule and traveling.  There was some discussion about veggie burgers and finding out about  hidden animal products in restaurant foods.  Fruit, vegetables, nuts and seeds (the original fast food) will always be quick and nutritious. [...]

July 17, 2012 TGIOM GFJ Blog, KELLY'S JOURNEY 23