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It’s no mystery that our planet is in peril, and while many solutions have been proposed—from taking shorter showers to driving a hybrid—you may be surprised to learn that these pale in comparison to the environmental consequences of our food choices. Simple and delicious adjustments to our meals can help create a better world. WATER…

5 Ways Better Eating International Will Strengthen The Vegan Movement

Better Eating International is a new nonprofit organization that seeks to inspire compassion for all animals through inclusive and empowering vegan education. Our powerful model for persuasive messaging and personalized content will help inspire change for animals across cultural divides. If we reach our Kickstarter goal, Better Eating has the potential to spark exponential growth…

Vegan food startup Impossible Foods recently released their new Impossible Burger—a plant-based burger that looks and tastes just like meat. Their secret? A special ingredient missing from most vegan burgers: Heme. Yup, you read that right! Heme, which is notorious for being a component of hemoglobin in blood, is now being synthesized by yeast using DNA extracted…

UC Berkeley Challenge Lab Encourages Students to Develop New Plant-Based Meats

Have you ever wondered where some of the most successful entrepreneurs got their start? Behind every entrepreneur is the idea that sparked their success. At the UC Berkeley Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology, a team of highly qualified instructors, mentors, and industry leaders are working together to spark the imaginations of young entrepreneurs to…

Top 10 Vegan Travel Destinations

Let’s face it. One of the most exciting aspects of traveling is tickling our palates with unique and flavorful dishes from all around the globe. Well, don’t worry vegans and vegetarians. While some less-progressive places still have scanty offerings for you, there are many vegan-friendly travel destinations that will excite your taste buds with all the flavors of the region—vegan-style.…

Let’s take a deeper look at our favorite excuse to share delicious vegan recipes on Mondays: Meatless Mondays! The Meatless Monday campaign is a global initiative encouraging people to skip meat on Mondays in favor of healthier, more sustainable, and more compassionate plant-based foods. While relatively few people are ready to completely overhaul their diet overnight,…

2016 Vegan Holiday Gift Guide & 12 Days of Giveaways!

We’re excited to release our annual Vegan Holiday Gift Guide and epic giveaway series! Most of us will be spending a considerable amount of dough over the holiday season, so why not direct that moolah toward compassionate-minded companies, and give gifts that inspire wellness and love? The gift guide below includes an array of vegan gift…