Category: Lifestyle

Humans Have Created Over 9 Billion Tons of Plastic with No End in Sight

Humans Have Created Over 9 Billion Tons of Plastic with No End in Sight

A new study reveals that humans have produced trillions of pounds of plastic since the early 1950s. Half the amount of plastic made since 1950 was manufactured in the last 13 years; the growth rate of the industry continues to increase each year, despite the enormous pollution and toxic problems associated with plastic. Another 26.5 trillion pounds are expected to […]

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Ne-Yo Goes Vegan After Watching ‘What the Health’

Ne-Yo Goes Vegan After Watching ‘What the Health’

“Thanks to the ‘What the Health’ documentary, I have gone vegan. Completely vegan,” the R&B star, 37, announced in a lengthy Facebook video on Sunday, Aug. 6. “I need y’all to send me some vegan recipes and stuff that I can actually eat ‘cause I’m in the grocery store lost.” The video, which was filmed while he was wandering the […]

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Virtuous Pie Offers Plant-Based Brunch & Drinks

Virtuous Pie Offers Plant-Based Brunch & Drinks

Virtuous Pie, the plant-based pizzeria (originally from Vancouver, BC) that opened its doors in Portland, Oregon on June 10th, announces the launch of brunch on Saturday, August 5th. Brunch will be from 9 am – 2:30 pm every Saturday and Sunday and feature a mix of savory and sweet pies, bowls, and sides that are all made in-house. Highlights from the […]

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Vegan: Everyday Stories

Vegan: Everyday Stories

Vegan: Everyday Stories is a feature-length documentary that explores the lives of four remarkably different people who share a common thread – they’re all vegan. The movie traces the personal journeys of an ultramarathon runner who has overcome addiction to compete in one hundred mile races, a cattle rancher’s wife who creates the first cattle ranch turned farmed animal sanctuary […]

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CRATE Plant-based Kitchen, Bar and Lounge opens in Miami

CRATE Plant-based Kitchen, Bar and Lounge opens in Miami

CRATE Plant-based Kitchen, Bar and Lounge is the latest destination in hospitality to arrive in Miami’s Brickell Village by restaurateur and designer, Anselmo Di Virgilio Hernandez. Chef Christopher Baugh introduces an eclectic menu of vegetarian and vegan plates inspired by the knowledge harnessed from culinary ideologies in wellness and nutrition from around the world and during his time spent creating […]

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leCupboard, Planting Vegan Vending Machines Across the US

leCupboard, Planting Vegan Vending Machines Across the US

leCupboard seeks to turn the food system rightside up! Each dish has been designed to give you a full range of nutrition and to embrace the ingredients’ natural healing properties for your mind and body. Meals are brought to you at an accessible price, challenging the notion that health costs. And, most of all, the meals are delicious, inviting you […]

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Help Save America’s Unicorns

Help Save America’s Unicorns

On July 18, the House will vote on a bipartisan provision included in the 2018 Interior budget which will seek to change historic language forbidding the slaughter of healthy and adoptable mustangs’ and authorizing their slaughter. This is the biggest threat America’s wild horses have faced in 20+ years, and if passed, private oil and meat companies will profit by utilizing […]

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DC VegFest, the East Coast’s Largest Vegan Festival, Returns Sept. 2

DC VegFest, the East Coast’s Largest Vegan Festival, Returns Sept. 2

Compassion Over Killing presents DC VegFest 2017 on Saturday, Sept. 2 from 11am-6pm in the nation’s capital. Hosted outdoors at DC’s beautiful Yards Park, DC VegFest is a free festival of food, music, education, inspiration, and fun. More than 20,000 festival-goers – vegans and pre-vegans alike – are expected to explore the many joys and flavors of plant-based foods, as […]

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Panera Bread Introduces New Plant Based Menu

Panera Bread Introduces New Plant Based Menu

The new menu, enabled by Panera’s clean pantry and leading digital-ordering platform, makes it even easier for guests to select and easily customize their food choices with the ingredients that best serve their taste and dietary preferences. Panera is the first national restaurant concept to fully integrate wellness curated menus and specialized items directly into its digital-ordering experience, offering a […]

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New Flag Unites Vegans Across the Globe

New Flag Unites Vegans Across the Globe

The flag was designed by Israeli designer Gad V Hakimi, graduate of the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem, with the help of some activists and designers who helped to polish the final design, all members of the Facebook group Vegan Flag International. Hakimi created the vegan flag with the belief that “every great movement in history has a flag,” […]

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