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Zero Waste Vegan by Cindy Thompson

By Kristy Draper / April 22, 2019 /

Photo by S. Ross Morris on Unsplash Becoming vegan has been transformational. What started out as a personal campaign to improve my health and prevent disease ten years ago led me to examine of all areas of my life. I developed an incredible stewardship for animals and the environment. Veganism truly opened my eyes. One…

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Running + Vegan = A How to Guide, By Steven Draper

By Kristy Draper / April 9, 2019 /

Steven running the 2019 ORRC Champoeg 30K. The American Heritage dictionary defines a vegan as a vegetarian who only eats plant-based foods, and avoids using products deriving from animals. In other words, a “vegan lifestyle” is the avoidance of any animal-derived products for food, clothing, entertainment, commodities, transportation, beauty, fashion, or experimentation, whereas a “vegan…

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Quitting Meat Can Save Your Bank Account as Well as the Animals By Amanda Keohane

By Kristy Draper / March 5, 2019 /

Often, when people cite their reasons for making the switch to a vegan lifestyle they cite one of three reasons: their health, the environment, or animal rights.  When people cite reasons for not making the switch, they suggest that they can’t give up their favorite food (usually cheese or bacon), they don’t have the time…

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