Edgar's Mission Blog
I am not sure what called me to the field that day, but I am mighty glad it did. Accepting the invitation of its lush green softness, I settled myself down.
Alpaca My Bags!
In February 2023 a group of alpacas, who had survived a flood which claimed others in their pack, found sanctuary at Edgar’s Mission. Six of them made their way to a new doting family, and six months later they are living their best lives, as Lesley explains.
Leave a Legacy of Kindness
We all have the power to leave this world better for our being. With Include a Charity Week returning 4-10 September, we invite you to consider including a contribution in your will to enable us to continue our ground-breaking work on behalf of vulnerable farmed animals.
What if we humans are meant to be the helpers and the healers of this world, not the hurters and harmers we have become? What if the animals on this planet are not here for us, but with us?
Following a mammoth rescue of over 600 silkie roosters from an abandoned meat farm in January 2023, Ash and Carrissa of Wildfields farm share the heartwarming story of how their adopted seven silkies are doing in their new life of luxury.
Whilst the capacity to appreciate beauty may at times escape our busy minds, it never leaves our hearts. It is always there, just waiting for us to reconnect.
Lessons From a Shipping Container
On moving to our forever home here in the picturesque Macedon Ranges, not only did we secure tenure over 153 peaceable acres, but we too inherited a shipping container.
Numerous are the definitions of the word “motivate”; however a common theme runs through them all, which can be distilled down to this: motivate is something that inspires someone with a reason or desire to achieve something or behave in a certain way.
The Swap Card Thief
The year was 1972. The location: the outer limits of the school yard. Right where the demarcation line for grade five play met that of grade four, and it was here a deal went down that would be whispered about for many a year.
The Last Rooster
Around 4.40 pm on January 11th, 2023, hope met the reality of our promise, as the last Silkie rooster was removed from the tiny wire prison that had been his home for heaven knows how long.
An encounter with kindness on January 3rd, 2021 marked a turning point for Simba. As caretakers peered into the blanket that cradled the scrawny, fluffy peach kitten, they couldn’t help but express their affection.