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LI Vegan Adventures: 5 Black-Owned Vegan-Friendly Spots on Long Island to Support

Vegan on Long Island and want to support some Black-owned businesses? You’re in luck! There are actually quite a few vegan-friendly spots you can order from if you’re feeling hungry and don’t feel like cooking at home. Here are a few across Nassau and Suffolk County if you want some good grub! Real Veggie Cafe… Continue reading LI Vegan Adventures: 5 Black-Owned Vegan-Friendly Spots on Long Island to Support

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Your Bigotry Has No Place in the Vegan Movement

Veganism seeks to end oppression. Full-stop. Being vegan means you reject the injustice and inhumane treatment directed at animals. So ask yourself: do you reject the same injustice and inhumane treatment directed at people of color? If you do not, you have some serious reflection to do. Following the death of George Floyd, just one… Continue reading Your Bigotry Has No Place in the Vegan Movement

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VEG*N ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Hyphen Discusses Veganism and Music

Who's your favorite vegan or vegetarian singer? Apart from, say, Miley Cyrus or Billie Eilish, can you really name that many more? Because veganism isn't as mainstream as it could be, you might struggle to find veg*n representation in mainstream media, whether it's music, film, television, etc. But if you look elsewhere, you just might… Continue reading VEG*N ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Hyphen Discusses Veganism and Music

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LI Vegan Adventures: Vegan-Friendly Eats on Long Island During the Pandemic

As COVID-19 rocks the world, we are, unfortunately, seeing a plethora of small businesses being forced to close their doors, some permanently and others temporarily. This, of course, includes vegan businesses, and Long Island is no exception. From restaurants to salons, if you follow some of them on Instagram, you've probably come across several posts… Continue reading LI Vegan Adventures: Vegan-Friendly Eats on Long Island During the Pandemic

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Helping Your Vegan Business Survive in Uncertain Times: A Brief Guide to Effective Communication

I hesitated with this post, not wanting to feel slimy after seeing firsthand some companies/people talking about what an amazing opportunity this pandemic is for what they provide (yuck), but, at the same time, I felt this topic was important. In general, vegan businesses are hard to come by, and I think I speak on… Continue reading Helping Your Vegan Business Survive in Uncertain Times: A Brief Guide to Effective Communication

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Tips for Self-Care (+ Some Vegan Recommendations)

We all need a little self-care sometimes, especially during times of trouble. In light of all that is happening in the world right now, we need to think about both our physical and mental health. It's not always easy - we're so used to just powering through and letting our own well-being fall to the… Continue reading Tips for Self-Care (+ Some Vegan Recommendations)

Literature

REVIEW: Elizabeth Costello by J.M. Coetzee

"What is so special about the form of consciousness that we recognize that makes killing a bearer of it a crime while killing an animal goes unpunished?" Title: Elizabeth CostelloAuthor: J.M. CoetzeePublication: 2003Rating: 2/5 starsCW/TW: N/ANotes: Vegan Book Club‘s January 2020 group read Elizabeth Costello. Writer. Vegetarian. Mother. Grandmother. Sister. These are the titles that are arguably… Continue reading REVIEW: Elizabeth Costello by J.M. Coetzee

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5 Social Media Tips for Your Vegan Business

Much like all human beings, I am multifaceted and can be characterized by numerous things. I’m a writer, a vegan, and a millennial, to name a few. Combining these three things means I’m on social media, particularly Instagram, a lot. I follow other vegans and vegan businesses (publications, restaurants, etc.) and, for the most part,… Continue reading 5 Social Media Tips for Your Vegan Business

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Anne Brontë and How She Taught Me to be a Better Feminist, Vegan, and Overall Advocate

Anne Bronte taught me how to be a good person. It sounds bizarre. After all, what could a 21st-century woman learn from a 19th-century author? But it’s true. And the answer to that question? A lot. In 2015, I was in my sophomore year of college. At the time, I was taking a course all… Continue reading Anne Brontë and How She Taught Me to be a Better Feminist, Vegan, and Overall Advocate

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10 Quotes to Inspire You on Your Vegan Journey

It’s 2020, and you’re sure to have a few resolutions written down. Or if you’re not into resolutions, perhaps you have some goals, a list of things you’d like to accomplish this year but know it won’t be the end of the world if you don’t get around to them.  Maybe you’ve decided that 2020… Continue reading 10 Quotes to Inspire You on Your Vegan Journey

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Yes, Vegan Junk Food Exists. No, Vegans Don’t Care If You Think It’s Healthy Or Not

Did you know that...vegans eat more than just salad?  Did you realize that...not all vegans care about eating healthy food all of the time?  Were you aware that...vegans do not care if you think the Impossible Whopper or Earth Balance or Daiya or Beyond Meat is unhealthy? Burger King's Impossible Whopper can be made vegan,… Continue reading Yes, Vegan Junk Food Exists. No, Vegans Don’t Care If You Think It’s Healthy Or Not

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10 Dishes You Must Make This Christmas

Who said being vegan during the holidays has to be hard? There are so many recipes out there, from main dishes to sides to desserts, you really don’t have to worry about creating a Christmas feast or making sure you have at least one thing to contribute to the holiday dinner.  You can veganize just… Continue reading 10 Dishes You Must Make This Christmas