LOTS OF LOVE FROM THE MANOR

LOTS OF LOVE FROM THE MANOR

UPCOMING EVENTS

Saturday August 16th…The Manor Mudder…..all proceeds benefiting Chenoa Manor.  Race is @ 11 am with an after-party immediately following. Live music, food, beverages, and fun! Come to participate or to watch. Sign up here.

Sunday September 7th…our next tour. Join us @ 11 am. Pre-registration is required. Sign up here.

Saturday September 27th…our next Volunteer Day. Pre-registration is required & space is limited. Learn more and sign up here.

 

“‘THANK YOU’ is the best prayer anyone can say”- Alice Walker

Chenoa Manor wishes to express gratitude & thanks to:

The Dinshah family. In their newly released book: Powerful Vegan Messages, the Dinshahs encourage individuals to visit and actively support animal sanctuaries, specifically mentioning Chenoa Manor. The wonderful book is available through the American Vegan Society’s web site here.

Vanessa Strunk. Vanessa is the powerhouse behind Body & Soul‘s personal care products. In addition to being committed to green living and animal-friendly personal care products, Vanessa is donating a portion of the sales of her products through the end of the summer to Chenoa Manor.

 

WHAT WE’RE BUZZING ABOUT

Body & Soul and their line of hair care products

KEEP and their amazing variety of cruelty free shoes

The Seventh Academy‘s insightful, provocative, and powerful seminars

 

DOWN THE GARDEN PATH

The sun is shining, the fields are green, and the stinging nettle is abundant at the Manor! Our not-so-huggable friend, stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) can be found here, there, and everywhere at Chenoa Manor. Although this prickly perennial may not be so fun to touch, she provides us with a wealth of resources. Nettle can be used to make teas, pasta, and other foods, like pesto! Nettle is a great source of iron & calcium (even more so than spinach), and has long been used to treat conditions such as arthritis, allergies, and prostate disease, to name a few. We at Chenoa Manor have been harvesting our new found friend and creating our own version of nettle pesto, which will be available soon from the Manor. Stay tuned!!

The lovely Laura Florence harvesting nettles for Chenoa Manor's very own pesto.

The lovely Laura Florence harvesting nettle for Chenoa Manor’s very own pesto.

 

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