All posts tagged activism

Holiday Wellness Tip #4: Up Your Comeback Game!

Holiday Wellness Tip #4

One of the many joys—do you hear my sarcasm?—of being so connected through all of the thriving social networks of our day is that we know just how negative a conversation between an animal-loving vegan and a bacon-loving troll can get and just how fast it can get there.

Digital interactions make it a little easier to look away and not participate in the negativity, but holiday parties and in-person gatherings make it harder to avoid uninformed questions that border on offensive. Enter Holiday Wellness Tip #4, the final of our series: Up your comeback game! Read more…

5 Reasons Why You Should Make Vegan Videos


Activism comes in all forms—from leafletting to peaceful protests to holding a vegan bake sale to volunteering at a local animal sanctuary. Each and every choice to be a voice for animals is a worthwhile one, but perhaps one of the most fun and engaging ways to spread the vegan message is through video. Here, Michelle Taylor Cehn, author of the blog and curator of the  February Vegan Cuts Snack Box, shares her top 5 reasons for making vegan videos.

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Stepping Up For Animals: An Activist Approach


Oh, the many ways you can make the world a better place for human and non-human animals! We’ve got the whole voting with our dollars bit down, as you can tell from the many animal-friendly products we bring you via our marketplace, but we know there’s more to it than that. We asked one of our fave activists to give us a few tips on entering the animal activist game. Read on to see what The Humane League‘s Ethan Dussault has to say about doing more for animals.  Read more…

Three Earth Day Tips for Giving Back

Image: lindsay.dee.bunny via Flickr

This is a guest post by Tricia Enns, owner of Branch Out Bakery in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. She is also the coordinator of Ottawa’s Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale

Earth Day is on April 22 this year and we are all thinking a little bit more green, but being environmentally-friendly is about so much more than sporting organic threads or eco-logos on the outside. It has a lot to do with what we put on the inside, too. Food is fuel, comfort, and an everyday action that has huge impacts on the environment and other individuals. What do you want your impact to be?

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