Browsing the "go vegan" Tag

Fed Up Hog Farm Neighbors File Suit in NC

January 7th, 2015 | by Becky Striepe

Imagine if you couldn't send your kids out to play in the back yard or throw open the windows on a lovely spring day because of a ubiquitous, sickening smell. That's the reality for someone living near an industrial hog farm. A group of North Carolinians are sick of the stench, and they're suing to get it under control. In the video above, you can watch a short Charlotte Observer interview with one of the people involved in the massive hog farm lawsuit


Veganism by the Numbers

February 27th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

As a long-time vegan, it warms my heart to see veganism becoming a more mainstream lifestyle every day. It's good for the planet, good for animals, and good for the people who choose to eat a plant-based vegan diet every day!


Farm Boy to Vegetarian: Confessions of a Modern Hypocrite

December 15th, 2011 | by Guest Contributor

Growing up on a small farm taught me a thing or two about meat. The cattle, pigs and chickens on my family's farm really did enjoy lives close to the ones featured in today's slick advertising. Right up until my dad's axe came down on the chicken's scrawny necks or the butcher drove up and put a bullet between Bessie's eyes.


Eating Vegan: Why I Love Being Vegan

March 21st, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

Every once in a while an anti-vegan article makes the rounds, bashing veganism as an unhealthy, unyielding, and unethical lifestyle choice. After running across one today, I felt like it was time to look at what's great about being vegan


Eating Vegan: Why Bother?

October 14th, 2010 | by Becky Striepe

After “I can’t live without cheese!” and “Where do you get your protein?” the biggest question omnivores have for vegans [&hellip



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