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Audubon Magazine on Diet and Global Warming

(Via Vegan.com) Excellent piece by Mike Tidwell in Audubon Magazine: The Low Carbon Diet. I was a bit concerned when Tidwell opened with the usual “confession” that so…

Hold the Mayo, Thank the Clinic

(Via Veggie Going Vegan via Veggie Chic) Very happy to see this great set of resources from the Mayo Clinic – Vegetarian Diet: How to Get the Best…

Just in time for the Holidays

Just in time for the holidays – I was very happy to see this in the Mercy For Animals e-newsletter: MFA’s “How Much Cruelty Can You Swallow?” Ad…

Vej Naturals Night of Thanks

When it opened this summer, Vej Naturals quickly became one of the highest rated restaurants on the Boston Vegan Association database, getting an overall rating of 4.4 out…

Boston Vegan Association, Pamphlet

The Boston Vegan Association monthly meeting was this weekend at MyThai, in Brookline. Although I don’t get to as many of these meetings as I’d like (after commuting…

Boston Vegetarian Food Festival

This Saturday, Nov 1st, is World Vegan Day, and is also the annual Boston Vegetarian Food Festival, at Reggie Lewis Athletic Center in Boston (map). This year’s speakers…

Harvest Vegan Dinner at UpStairs on the Square

Earlier this week Jo and I went to one of the Harvest Vegan Dinners at UpStairs on the Square. They’ve been doing a four course, gourmet vegan tasting…

More Vegan London

I’ve spent a couple of weeks in London over the last month for work. It’s frankly a great city to be a vegan in, with lots of ethnic…

More than Salad

A new entry in the “global vegan restaurant directory” category came to my attention late last week: More than Salad. While I appreciate the humor in the Terms…

Vegan Pizza comes to Jamaica Plain

(via Maynard, the MARC mailing list, and originally the Jamaica Plain Gazzette) Steve Carian from T.J. Scallywaggle’s, one of (so far as I can tell) two all-vegan pizzarias…

What’s Wrong With What We Eat & The Humane Myth

Two recent finds online worth sharing. First, a video which came through the TED Talks video feed in Miro. It’s not actually from TED but from EG, which…

Vegan Chicago – Karyn’s Cooked

While in Chicago for a conference, I had dinner at a new (to me) place in the North River neighborhood, not far from the Hilton Garden Inn: Karyn’s…

Vegan Night at the Pops (Betty’s, Natalie Merchant)

Well, it was a vegan night at the Pops for Jo and I anyway – maybe some day they will have an official night. Started out with dinner…

Oprah, Kevin Rose, and the Vegan “Challenge”

So Oprah Winfrey’s joined the list of celebs taking the vegan challenge. From the PETA files: Inspired by the book Quantum Wellness, by Kathy Freston, Oprah’s going to…

Rancho Foods, San Diego

I’m in San Diego (Mission Bay) for a conference this week. Based on the sad state of the menu at lunch (stumped at the notion of someone not…

Carbon Footprint: Local vs. Vegan

(Via Organic Consumers Association) A new study published in Environmental Science & Technology discusses the contribution that food makes to global warming: Van Wing, who coined the term…

NPR Gets the Point – Minimizing Greenhouse Gases Through Diet

I’ve blogged a fair amount (too much, some might say) on the connections between global warming and animal agriculture – it’s the true inconvenient truth that many meat-eating…

The Cheeseburger Footprint

Just came across an excellent post from Jamais Cascio on the Carbon Footprint of the Cheeseburger In summary, he concludes: To make it clear, then: the greenhouse gas…

Grezzo, Boston’s New Raw Vegan Restaurant

Via MARC comes an article in the Boston Herald’s Edge section on Grezzo, the new raw vegan restaurant: “Raw Energy: High priestess of ‘living food’ movement brings new…

Veggieist Bostonist Introducedist

The folks at Bostonist have launched a regular vegan column: In part due to the all the wonderful feedback we received from our two vegan-themed holiday posts, we’ve…