“What touches me deeply is that those we heard from at the festival were vegans not only for health reasons or competitive athletics, but also for the animals.”
“It is my belief that health care practitioners themselves need to be in the process of discovering or knowing what food, what diet, what lifestyle supports their individual mental, physical and spiritual well-being.”
This fall, an international animal rights organization spearheaded a campaign to stop a small Western North Carolina permaculture school from hosting its annual home-butchering workshop.
Asheville may be way ahead of the curve when it comes to plant-based living, but with fast-food restaurants on every other corner, there is still plenty of room for growth in that area in Western North Carolina. That’s where Plant Based WNC comes into play. The new group (or “pod”) is part of a larger effort to promote […]
In The Vegan Studies Project, local author Laura Wright examines collective opinions on veganism in the post-9/11 world.
“Veganism — a diet free of animal products — is exploding in the United States and abroad.”