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13 Black start-ups changing the food system

There are a number of Black-owned vegan startups that are actively working to revolutionize the country’s food system. From businesses looking to bring affordable plant-based foods to low-income communities to companies that provide healthier options to those battling food-related illnesses—here are 13 Black vegan startups that are looking to change the world through food. Read […]


Africa’s been at this vegetarian thing longer than most of the world

As vegan meat, dairy, and other alternatives gain an increased presence in Western supermarkets, one might get the idea that plant-based diets are something new. But in many regions across the globe, eating little to no meat has been a cornerstone of national cuisine. Africa is one example. For centuries prior to European colonization, food […]


Lidl is now selling vegan Beyond Burgers

Lidl stores in the UK are now selling California-based brand Beyond Meat’s vegan Beyond Burgers. A Sheffield-based shopper recently spotted the pea protein plant-based patties and took a photo. Vegan Food UK posted the image to its Instagram account. The burgers—priced at £3.99—are stocked in the freezer section. It’s not the first time Beyond Burgers have been […]

Talia Chain at Sadeh, the farm she founded, in Kent, Britain. RNS photo by Catherine Pepinster

Inside the UK’s first Jewish farm with Talia Chain

Talia Chain, CEO and founder of the Sadeh Jewish farm takes us on a live tour and answers our questions about Jewish farming…  


WeFil launches online shop

WeFil, North London’s own zero waste shop, is now online! Their website is full of delicious and useful waste-free offerings, including spices, grains, pulses, snacks and household cleaning and beauty products. Items come in exchangeable jars or reusable paper bags, which means that every order is plastic-free. All their products are vegan, ethically and sustainably […]


Epic cornbread

This recipe is from Violife.

mexican veggie roll-up

Mexican veggie roll ups

This recipe is from Violife.  


Plant-based diet could help tackle COVID-19, says T. Colin Campbell

Acclaimed plant-based health expert Dr. T. Colin Campbell says switching to a whole food plant-based diet could ‘produce a faster, safer, more comprehensive long-term solution for coping with viral diseases like COVID-19’. The prolific plant-based advocate – and author of The China Study – made the comments in a recent article titled Could Changing Our Diets Defeat COVID-19? published by the […]

Rabbi Robyn Ashworth-Steen

A return to Eden: Jewish clergy from across the world and the denominational spectrum reflect on their veganism

Photo: Rabbi Robyn Ashworth-Steen Article by: Kohenet Yael Tischler Many people speak of transformative experiences in spiritual settings, but when Rabbi Robyn Ashworth-Steen was at last December’s Hamakom silent retreat, she recounted the following revelation: We had just had a session on mindful eating from Rabbi Sheila Weinberg. I sat down at lunch and was […]


Almost 70% Of Europeans ‘Open to changing their eating habits’ for the planet

Two-thirds (67 percent) of European consumers are open to changing their eating habits for environmental reasons, according to a new data. The report, One Bite At A Time: Consumers And The Transition To Sustainable Food, was collated by European consumer organization BEUC. Read the full story on Plant-based News.

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