The Incremental Nature of Goodness
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The Incremental Nature of Goodness

“You can’t do everything”. That’s a common refrain that I hear from people after I describe my reasons for being a vegan. It’s as if some folks challenge the notion of why one would even try to make a difference when our capacities are limited.  Indeed, it can feel overwhelming and never-ending to try to … Continue reading

Being the Most Effective Environmentalist
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Being the Most Effective Environmentalist

On the Impacts of Consuming Animal Products & Tips for Going Green. I’m about to challenge you on what could very well be one of your most near and dear everyday, lifelong habits. But it’s for very good reason, I assure you. And I do this for the sake of our planet. Hey, I wouldn’t really … Continue reading

Should all Feminists be Vegan?
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Should all Feminists be Vegan?

Happy International Women’s Day! My lovelies, perhaps you’ve noticed some faces missing at work today. Or, perhaps you’re seeing a lot more red outfits today than usual? Well, that’s because today is International Women’s Day and, for some who have the privilege to participate, it’s A Day Without Women. I enjoy that privilege—to have been given permission … Continue reading

Seasonal, Local, Cheap: March
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Seasonal, Local, Cheap: March

March Well, Spring is feeling closer than ever with this warm weather Maryland has been experiencing. With the sound of birds chirping, to the sun staying up later, we’re waiting with great anticipation for the color, energy, and warm(er) weather that spring welcomes. We’re also beginning to see the light at the end of the what-the-heck-am-I-supposed-to-eat-in-January-and-February … Continue reading

The Value of Vegan Friends
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The Value of Vegan Friends

As you go through life, you make friends. You develop deep bonds with relatives. You foster relationships with “friends of circumstance”—your schoolmates, coworkers, neighbors … friends of your environment. Then, there is the kind of friendship that you actively seek—perhaps for a particular reason, like engaging in your hobbies, or to find individuals who share … Continue reading

Feature | Moon Valley Farm + Farmer Emma
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Feature | Moon Valley Farm + Farmer Emma

We’ve got ‘farm country’ and urban farms, but what about suburban farms? A few years ago, I learned that a gal from my high school started a farm in her family’s backyard. I visualized this backyard—a place where I’d spent crisp evenings chatting with friends around a bonfire. I signed up for her Community Supported … Continue reading

Creating Space for Blacks in the Vegan Movement
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Creating Space for Blacks in the Vegan Movement

Note on this post: While I certainly interject my own thoughts and commentary in this post, I will largely be quoting others, mostly People of Color. This is because their voice is more important than my own on this subject. While I can (and should) speak out against racial injustice, I cannot speak personally about … Continue reading