A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeye's fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from September 12, 2020
“There’s a reason you take kids to pick apples, but don’t take them to a slaughterhouse”

"There’s a reason you take kids to pick apples, but don’t take them to a slaughterhouse” is a vegan saying that has been printed on many images. Origin of the saying is uncertain.

“‘There’s a reason you take your kids to pick apples - but don’t take them to a slaughterhouse - make the connection.’ ~ Brenda Smith” was posted on Twitter by The Daily Coop on September 19, 2012.  “There is a reason why people take their kids to pick apples at an orchard & not to visit a slaughterhouse” was posted on Twitter by clingtothewreckage on October 4, 2012. “There’s a reason you take your kid to pick apples, but don’t take them to a slaughterhouse” was posted on Twitter by RaisingAVeganChild on October 8, 2012.


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The Daily Coop
@TheDailyCoop
“There’s a reason you take your kids to pick apples - but don’t take them to a slaughterhouse - make the connection.”
~ Brenda Smith
10:04 AM · Sep 19, 2012·Facebook

Twitter
clingtothewreckage
@arayah_mariah
Replying to @JVM
@jvelezmitchell: i love! “There is a reason why people take their kids to pick apples at an orchard & not to visit a slaughterhouse.”
8:17 PM · Oct 4, 2012·Twitterrific for iOS

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RaisingAVeganChild
@RaisingAVeganCh
There’s a reason you take your kid to pick apples, but don’t take them to a slaughterhouse.
Make the Connection… http://fb.me/2iQynN1bQ
6:16 AM · Oct 8, 2012·Facebook

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birdette
@birdette
there’s a reason you take your kids to pick apples, but don’t take them to a slaughterhouse.
3:24 PM · Oct 8, 2012·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Ari Solomon
@VeganAri
Apple picking in fall, strawberry picking in summer. Wonder why nobody wants to take a wholesome family trip to the slaughterhouse? Hmm…
12:47 PM · Mar 10, 2013·Twitter Web Client

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Jake
@Th13teenStripes
There’s a reason you take your kids to pick apples at an orchard, but don’t take them to a slaughterhouse. Make the connection. #GoVeg
1:57 PM · Apr 13, 2013·Twitter for iPhone

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Morgan Joyce.
@morganjoycexo
There’s a reason people take their kids apple picking, and not to the slaughterhouse. Food>flesh.
5:34 PM · Jul 5, 2013·Twitter Web Client

Facebook
Willy B Mum
October 28, 2013 ·
There’s a reason why we take our children apple picking rather than taking them to a slaughterhouse!!
It’s Meatless Monday Everybody. What are you eating to celebrate.

Twitter
Kirsten Henry
@KirstenHenry
There a reason why you take your kids to pick apples but don’t take them to a slaughterhouse Red apple
#vegan #animalrights
2:37 AM · Dec 14, 2015·Twitter for iPhone

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Vegan Posters
@veganposters
There’s a reason you take your kid to pick apples but don’t take them to a slaughterhouse! - The Vegan Banana #vegan
7:13 AM · Oct 7, 2016·VeganPosters

Miami (FL) New Times
Pigs Injured in Pork Truck Accident Slaughtered, Thrown in Garbage Despite Offers for Sanctuary
HANNAH SENTENAC | OCTOBER 27, 2016 | 11:00AM
Despite society’s love for all things bacon, most meat eaters shy away from actually seeing how pigs become pork. As the saying goes: “There’s a reason you take your children to pick apples but don’t take them to a slaughterhouse.”

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PETA
@peta
There’s a reason you go pick apples instead of visiting the slaughterhouse.
6:33 PM · Dec 6, 2017·Sprout Social

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Vegan Posters
@veganposters
There’s a reason you take your kid to pick apples but don’t take them to a slaughterhouse! - The Vegan Banana #vegan
7:10 AM · Sep 11, 2020·VeganPosters

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Saturday, September 12, 2020 • Permalink