Interview with Leaping Bunny

Vivisection. Just the thought of the pain and suffering animals endure for the testing of our consumer products makes me upset and angry. It’s something that has been an important issue for me for many years prior to becoming vegan. Thankfully, The Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics’ (CCIC) Leaping Bunny Program also finds vivisection […]

Interview with Paul Shapiro from HSUS

While we were at DC VegFest we interviewed Paul Shapiro, Senior Director of Farm Animal Protection for the Humane Society of the US (HSUS). HSUS doesn’t work solely for the benefit of pets and wild life, they also have a division specifically devoted to farmed animal protection. Watch this informative interview with Paul to learn more about […]

Interview with Thais da Silva from Dia Doce

We went to Chester County’s 32nd Annual Restaurant Festival, in West Chester, PA, to interview Thais da Silva from Dia Doce (sweet day in Portuguese). Dia Doce specializes in traditional cupcakes made with mostly local ingredients. They always have at least four gluten-free vegan cupcake flavors with them wherever they go, but they can make any of […]

James and Chris Lucas: Why We Started Grape Cat

Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, or Podbean Here is Chris and James’ journey from Carnivores to Vegan Entrepreneurs. They talk about why they wanted to start the Bucks County Vegan Supper Club and Grape Cat Online Vegan Fashion and Accessories Store. Please email questions or comments to the Grape Cat Fashion and Business Podcast. Grape Cat is looking for more vegan business owners […]

Interview with Marisa Miller Wolfson

As a full-time food activist, Marisa Miller Wolfson has organized roughly 70 grassroots workshops and screenings of award-winning documentaries about healthy, humane, eco-friendly eating all across North America. She decided to tell a story that hadn’t been told on film before and completed Vegucated with the help of colleagues at the FilmShop and the Brooklyn […]

What is stock free farming?

Stock free farming or veganic gardening is a way to grow crops without using GMO seeds, artificial chemicals, manure, or animal parts including bone, blood, and fish meal. This type of farming uses mulch, vegetable compost, crop rotation, and other techniques. In addition, a cover crop called green manure like soybeans, clover, millet, and buckwheat […]

The 6 Top Myths About Plant-Based Diets

GUEST POST BY NAVA ATLAS Would you like to consider a plant-based (aka vegan) diet, but find yourself confused by all the conflicting information? Let’s look at some of the most persistent myths, one at a time. You’ll never get enough protein on a plant-based diet. While longtime vegans regard the “Where do you get your […]