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Quick guide to veganising your Seder plate

Remember, the Seder plate is symbolic and is there to help us remember parts of the Pesach (Passover) story.  We can, therefore, happily replace items on the Seder plate without contravening Jewish law. Here’s how to Veganise your Seder plate: Maror (Bitter Herb): Use horseradish, which is already vegan, and symbolizes the bitterness of slavery. […]

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Desert Island Dishes: Matthew Kenney

Matthew Kenney is an American celebrity chef, entrepreneur, author, and educator specialising in plant-based cuisine. He is the author of 12 cookbooks, founder of dozens of vegan restaurants, and founder of the companies Matthew Kenney Cuisine and Matthew Kenney Culinary, a plant-based diet education business. In 2012 Kenney formed Matthew Kenney Cuisine, a California-based lifestyle […]

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NW2 Seed Swap event this Sunday

On the 27th Feb 2-4pm at Childs Hill Library, NW2 2QE local resident Fran Welch is organising a free Seed Swap. ‘We’ll be swapping seeds (plants welcome too), stories and talking plans for the community Everyone is welcome (even if you don’t have any seeds to bring)!’ This inaugural seed swap also marks the start […]


Veganuary: 14 of the world’s best vegan restaurants and experiences

The rise in veganism and plant-based eating shows no sign of slowing down, writes Black Diamond. At the beginning of 2021, a record-breaking 500,000 people had signed up to the Veganuary challenge – double the number of people who signed up in January 2019 – and the prediction is this number will be even higher […]


Join a kosher, vegan cruise

We are very excited to announce a kosher, vegan cruise in St George Utah, taking place in 2022: USA National Parks Vegan Adventure May 15-20, 2022  Explore the Diverse Symphony of Forest, Desert, Plateau and Canyon  With VCC Adventures   A celebration of everything vegan in the world’s most beautiful natural playground  Zion, Bryce, Snow Canyon, Grand Canyon […]


From fringe to mainstream: how millions got a taste for going vegan

‘First, it was a fad. Now, as meat consumption falls, it’s part of everyday life … the unstoppable rise of the plant-based diet.’ Click here to read the full story from the Guardian.

Noochy Poochy launches new vegan formula

Whether you’ve reduced animal products in your life because of their environmental impact or for animal welfare reasons, it can feel contradictory to then feed meat to your dog. This was the dilemma faced by vet Lucy McKinna, who set about creating a sustainable vegan dog food to prove you can feed your pet in […]

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Jewish teachings on dietary concerns

I am proud to live in Israel, the eternal home of the Jewish people and arguably the vegan capital of the world… writes Richard  H. Shwartz, Ph.D ….with a high percent of vegans and a leading role in developing plant-based substitutes for meat and other animal products. This is as it should be because the […]


Climate change: An existential threat to humanity and how we can survive

Climate change goes way beyond “an inconvenient truth.” We are overheating our planet to alarming levels with catastrophic consequences. According to NASA, “Nineteen of the 20 warmest years all have occurred since 2001, with the exception of 1998” and 2020 is on a sizzling pace to be one of the hottest years. Every decade since […]

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