Sleeping Ruff To Raise Money 1

We spoke to Johan Lamprecht about his fundraising efforts which will see him sleeping in a kennel in October to raise money for Rescue Remedies Dog Rescue. Tell us a little bit about your fundraiser.I will be sleeping in a kennel amongst rescue dogs for an entire week from the 2nd to the 9th of October.…

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Can You Make Milk From Lentils? 2

Ripple, a Silicon Valley start-up, is making a vegan milk from lentils and with $44 million in funding, it looks like it will be taking over a fridge near you! There are so many plant milks now that we are spoilt for choice and we all have a favourite. Sweetened cashew? Unsweetened almond? Vanilla hemp?…

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Evanna Lynch Launches Vegan Podcast With Harry Potter Actor 3

Evanna Lynch may be best known, in general, for her role as Luna Lovegood in Harry Potter. However, within the vegan community she is a much loved vegan advocate and role model and she is now launching her vegan podcast. Evanna’s podcast is going to be called The Chickpeeps and will feature Evanna herself as…

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An Open Letter From World Animal Protection To KFC 4

Reference: Welfare of chickens Dear Ms MacKenzie, As a global animal welfare charity, World Animal Protection is deeply concerned by the way the majority of meat chickens are farmed. These sensitive, intelligent animals often endure significant suffering as a result of the extreme genetic selection that pushes them to reach slaughter weight in just six…

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Stopping Traffic For The Animals - SURGE's Animal Rights March 5

Rachel Elizabeth talks about her experience at the 2nd Annual Animal Rights March in London, organised by SURGE   This Saturday I brought traffic to a standstill because of my beliefs. I walked along empty roads escorted by police officers. It was awesome. I wasn’t alone though. No, I was one of 5000 vegans/animal rights…

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Edible Pharmacy - Vegan Lemon Cheesecake Recipe 6

We tell you how to make a gorgeous vegan lemon cheesecake from The Essential Edible Pharmacy by Sophie Manolas Serves 6-8     This recipe requires soaking overnight, plus a long chilling time.   Ingredients For the Crust 225g (1 cup) Medjool dates 1/2 tsp nutmeg 250g (2 cups) walnuts (almonds and macadamias work, too,…

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tips

We give you some tips on advice on how you can gradually make the change and introduce ‘zero waste’ into your life   We live in a throwaway society. As part of the endless cycle of consumerism, landfills sites are overflowing with rubbish, and incinerators keep burning. But a book published in 2013 – Zero…

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Is Jeremy Corbyn Going Vegan? 7

Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of the Labour party, has hinted that he may be eating more vegan meals as a result of improvements to vegan food. Corbyn has been a vegetarian for nearly fifty years but has not, as yet, removed eggs or milk from his diet and there have been claims that he occasionally…

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Poetry: Ellie Porter 8

  I’m free. Free from the torture I’m free from the pain I’m outside, I can feel the rain The sun beams down I feel the grass on my hooves I run in circles I can finally move My baby isn’t here I suddenly realise I cry out for her I long to see her…

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dairy

Go Vegan World’s campaign against milk caused a stir within the dairy industry. We look at the claims from both sides of the argument   The National Farmers’ Union issued its battle cry in the form of a strongly worded letter to The Sunday Times. “[Pro vegan] adverts like this dishearten the nation’s dairy farmers,”…

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Industry

We spoke to Sandra Higgins, the founder of Go Vegan World, about her vegan journey and the future of the organisation   The Go Vegan World campaign has clearly caused quite a stir among the dairy farming community, as the National Farmers’ Union backlash demonstrated. It’s an innovative campaign that firmly shines the mainstream spotlight…

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lucy watson cookbook vegan

Lucy Watson spoke to Vegan Life about her personal journey to veganism, her new cookbook and her views on animal companionship   Lucy grew up on a working farm in Surrey and loved being outside and around the cows, sheep, chickens, ducks, horses, dogs and alpacas which were kept on the farm. However, the experience…

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