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Reflections of a Veganic Gardener

For my wife and I, an important aspect of taking veganism beyond diet (sort of) has been “veganic” gardening as a way to grow more and more of our own food. With a little mindfulness, anyone can make growing food a practice in compassionate, sustainable vegan living.

February 13th

Vegan-izing Your Holiday Favorites

As the holidays approach, so do the family get-togethers, office parties, and dinners. For those of us living a vegan lifestyle, finding something to eat can be challenging, to say the least. The good news, however, is that it is easier now than ever before to choose vegan eating options – even during the holidays. Many holiday favorites can be “veganized” with a little advanced planning.

November 21st

The Best Vegetarian Friendly Ballparks

While we all may sing about “peanuts and Cracker Jack” during the seventh inning stretch, when we head to the food vendors at baseball parks, we’re more likely to go for hot dogs, burgers, bratwurst, etc. Unless you’re vegetarian, of course… and, in that case, you may just assume you’re going to go hungry during […]

Beyond Veggie Burgers: Organic Vegan Barbecue Ideas

Being careful of our eating habits is perhaps one of the biggest commitments we can make towards caring for our environment, and choosing ethically produced food gives us, as consumers, more control over how our food is grown, harvested, and prepared. Organic food is a rapidly growing market as more and more people are choosing […]

January 30th

New Virginia License Plates for Vegetarians and Vegans

One of the best things about living in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, like almost anywhere else in this agricultural state, is a wealth of fruits and vegetables from local growers. And you can see this natural treasure almost any week at one of the Farmers’ Markets in a given city–lots of green, red, yellow, […]

October 12th

Is There an Animal in Your Pants? Watching Out for Animal Products

As anyone who strives to follow a vegetarian or vegan* lifestyle knows, cutting out animal ingredients to some degree can often be difficult. Even with full ingredient listings and information about country of origin for most products, from foods to clothes*, many veg*n folks still find out–too late, alas–that something they used came from animals. […]

New Video on Factory Farming From The Humane Society

The Humane Society of the United States just released a new video documenting the horrible truths behind America’s factory farming industry and our incessant hunger for meat (I know, only some of us). The video, narrated by James Cromwell, is certainly an eye-opener. The video begins with some dissonant piano notes backing up images of […]

January 25th