Food is a central part of our social existence. Throughout the ages and still today, food has represented more than just fuel for our bodies, it also allows us to spend time with those we love, enjoy ourselves and bond with the people around us.
Eliminating the usage of animal products in one’s life might begin with diet, but it certainly doesn’t end there. The fashion industry is guilty of using animal products, and some estimate the numbers are comparable to those in the food industry. Indeed, some of the most coveted and expensive materials come from animals like leather and fur. Luckily, many prominent fashion designers are moving away from these often cruel animal derived fabrics and trying to incorporate man-made, vegan fabrics in their designs instead.
December 30, 2017
Blog: New vegan fabrics and why what you wear matters
With the holidays approaching, many of us are planning trips to return to our hometown or to take a well-deserved break in a foreign country. When it comes to food, veg*an traveling can be a little tricky depending on your destination.
Your teen has told you they’ve decided to become vegetarian. Or vegan. And you’ve turned to the internet for guidance. The good news is the change doesn’t have to be difficult or onerous for you, your teen or your family. Here are my top 5 tips for making your teens transition to the veg*an lifestyle easier.
Moving to a veg*an lifestyle can be a daunting prospect, especially if it goes against beliefs you were raised with – like eating meat is natural and normal. As a long-standing omnivorous species, many people resist the idea of ditching meat and meat products. In Australia, there are ads on television about eating lamb. Not a particular type of lamb, just lamb. And nobody bats an eyelid. That’s how ingrained meat consumption is in our society.
October 25, 2017
Blog: Breaking the news- the ultimate guide to telling your parents you're vegan