On Not Being Afraid of the V-Word
"We seem to be at a crossroads as our movement matures and grows. As
this happens, we are all guessing rather blindly at how to be best
received. I am saying right here, though, that I will always be an out
vegan. I will never hide who I am - too late for that anyway - because
I fear that it might make someone else feel uncomfortable."
10 Questions, Vegan Rockstar Edition, with Dianne Wenz
With a background in the arts and graphic
design, Dianne Wenz was drawn to the vegan lifestyle when she felt her
own health transformed after she gave up meat and animal products.
Today, she is a Holistic Health Counselor through the Institute for
Integrative Nutrition, Vegan Lifestyle Coach through the Main Street
Vegan Academy and Plant-Based Nutrition Specialist. Dianne coaches
people from across the country to help them improve their health and
well-being, and she guides people make the dietary and lifestyle
changes needed to go vegan. Read more.
The Sadness and the Power of Knowing...
Recently we posted this question, "what is the hardest part of being vegan?"
on the Vegan Street Facebook page and of the hundreds of responses we
received, again and again we heard that the hardest part of being vegan
is knowing what is inflicted upon animals - by the year, by the day, by
the minute, in real time as we sit at our computers or brush our teeth
- and needing to continue carrying on with our lives despite knowing
this. Read the whole story
10 Questions: Foodie edition with Robin Robertson
recipe-creating machine come to life, Robin Robertson might very well
be one of the vegan movement’s most important players. As someone who
has created a profusion of cookbooks over years that span the range
from easy, one-pot recipes to elegant, festive party food, slow-cooker
meals to, well, the vegan kitchen bible, Robin brings a true passion
to cuisines from around the globe, as well as an endless curiosity,
ample respect and a ton of knowledge.
Read the whole story
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