•   Milk is not as healthy as you may think. The end of June marks the closing of National Dairy Month, a marketing scheme that praises the numerous benefits of milk consumption on human health. But what if National Dairy Month promotes more harm than good in the American public? Recent [...]

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    Picture by turniptheoven.com   Greens are God's healers. If you eat a salad a day, just like this one, you are going to notice a glow in your skin! Really, leafy greens with a small bit of nuts like the walnuts, heal your body and give you beautiful, youthful, glowing skin. If you care [...]

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    Last month, Rooterville said good-bye to our dear friend Socks; It was his time to be released from a body that was failing him. It hurt so badly to say goodbye, but we will always remember his beautiful story. Socks was the very first farm pig who made his way to Rooterville. Fourteen years [...]

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    Happy Birthday, Rooterville! It’s hard to believe that just 14 years ago, Rooterville’s founder Elaine West opened Rooterville A Sanctuary as a home for unwanted pot-bellied pigs. In honor of fourteen years dedicated to rescuing animals and educating the community, here is a bit of [...]

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      This salad is a rainbow of gorgeous colors, and its flavorful gingery dressing will keep you coming back for "just one more taste." The cabbage in this recipe adds numerous nutritional benefits and contains a group of cancer-fighting compounds called indoles, which can help fight off [...]

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    This easy cake recipe by the Minimalist Baker is a perfect dessert for Easter dinner. It is both vegan and gluten free, so it can accommodate everyone on your guest list, no matter their dietary needs. We recommend serving it with this coconut whipped cream. Yum! 1-Bowl Vegan Gluten-Free [...]

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     This coconut whipped cream is incredible! Try putting it on vegan ice cream, cake, or just eat it right out of the bowl. It pairs perfectly with the Minimalist Baker's 1-bowl gluten free vegan cake. Coconut Whipped Cream An easy, step-by-step recipe for how to make coconut whipped [...]

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    Too Many Birds, Not Enough Homes Recent trends for "backyard farming" and the push for eating local has led to a dramatic increase in the number of homeless hens and roosters, and jaw-dropping death rates among birds who are cared for improperly. At Rooterville A Sanctuary, we see the [...]

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    Last week, Rooterville welcomed in two new farm pigs, Ruby and Ballerina. After a two-hour drive from Tampa, Florida, the two old girls arrived to Rooterville tired and afraid. Their situation back home was grim – their owner lost her house in a terrible fire, which burned down the entire [...]

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    Banana-Oat Pancakes These satisfying pancakes contain generous amounts of heart-healthful oats. They are delicious when served with orange slices or other fresh fruit (Elaine likes to put blueberries in hers!), or a bit of real maple syrup. You can purchase oat flour at a natural foods [...]

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