After Stray Dogs Kept Flocking to This Woman’s Farm in Costa Rica, She Decided to Turn It Into a Canine Paradise
On the outskirts of San Jose, Costa Rica, lies a life-changing sanctuary for dogs called The Land of the Strays. Also known as Territorio de Zaguates, The Land of the Strays is essentially the dog-heaven your parents always told you about, except these pups have been giving a second chance at life. This privately-funded dog shelter has a strict no-kill policy, meaning that they always choose to preserve a pup’s life if they are healthy or treatable. It means that they are prone to acquiring more dogs than they should, but this shelter has found some ways to ensure that every one of their 1300 dogs gets the care and attention they deserve.
In Charlotte, North Carolina, one business owner is paving the way for both women and people of color in agriculture. A disproportionately male-dominated industry, not only does Samantha Foxx own her own farm, but she’s successfully adapting to these unusual times and business has been booming. Now, she and her family are far more self-sufficient and have a better understanding of their bodies, their food, and their health.