Work Party and Tour of the Rooster Sanctuary at Danzig's Roost

  • June 21, 2014 · 1:00 PM

Join us, along with the Denver Vegan Meetup Group, for a tour of the Rooster Sanctuary at Danzig's Roost east of Denver near Bennett.

Co-owners Jewel and Jason, both vegans, combine vegan education with providing a home for over 150 rescued roosters and hens, as well as several ducks, goats, horses, and a potbellied pig.  Just recently they have taken in 100 additional hens--"spent" hens who were rescued from a "certified humane" "free-range" egg facility where they were about to be "composted" in order to be replaced with a younger, more "productive" group of victims.  Peaceful Prairie Sanctuary also took in 100.

Please consider making a donation to help with the huge additional expense of feeding, sheltering, and providing veterinary care for the new arrivals at Danzig's.  Suggested donation for the tour: $10 - $30, or more if you can.

Regarding carpooling from Boulder, please indicate if you would like a ride, or can drive.  Come spend a day in the country enjoying the open air and the  companionship of these wonderful animals and help with the never ending chores to lighten their load a bit.

Join or login to comment.

  • Rick and Laura B.

    Jewel and Jason are wonderful, amazing people. It was a treat for us to meet and interact with everyone at the sanctuary. We can't thank them enough for rescuing and caring for so many beautiful individuals.

    2 · June 21, 2014

  • Cheyenne

    it was awesome and lots of fun!

    1 · June 21, 2014

  • Lisa S.

    hi folks, i am so sorry i can't make this tomorrow but i know you will all have a great time and jewel is AMAZING! i can't wait to hear about it from all of you. we will schedule another outing later in the summer for folks that can't make this one.

    June 20, 2014

  • Allison J.

    I had to drop out unfortunately! We adopted a second pooch from Longmont Humane last weekend, and he's so very shy and traumatized - I don't want to leave him alone too long just yet. I was really looking forward to this - maybe another work tour in the near future?

    1 · June 20, 2014

    • Lisa S.

      Yes, for sure, allison! good luck with your new fur baby! lucky little guy!

      June 20, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Just wanted to say Hi! Also, would love to join tomorrow for Denver's meet-up but have a work commitment at 3pm outside of Denver. Tomorrow sounds fun!

    1 · June 20, 2014

  • Anne

    I would really like to go to this. Having a garage sale on this day. Then being an hour away. Trying to figure out how to make it work. Will you be doing this again? Thanks! :)

    1 · June 3, 2014

    • Lisa S.

      hi anne, i hope we can do a work/tour kinda thing again but will need to check with jewel. their place is amazing with chickens all over the place.;-)

      2 · June 3, 2014

9 went

Our Sponsors

People in this
Meetup are also in:

Imagine having a community behind you

Get started Learn more
Henry

I decided to start Reno Motorcycle Riders Group because I wanted to be part of a group of people who enjoyed my passion... I was excited and nervous. Our group has grown by leaps and bounds. I never thought it would be this big.

Henry, started Reno Motorcycle Riders

Sign up

Meetup members, Log in

By clicking "Sign up" or "Sign up using Facebook", you confirm that you accept our Terms of Service & Privacy Policy