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Musicians Giving Cover Album Sales to Sanctuary

A tribute record to The Mountain Goats is giving all proceeds to benefit rescued farm animals.

Folk-rock band The Mountain Goats is using its newest cover album to raise funds for farm animal protection organization Farm Sanctuary, based in California and New York. The album, Tallahassee Turns Ten, was released on November 5 and is currently selling for $8, or $20 for a limited-edition cassette version. The album, consisting of 15 tracks, features a variety of songs written by The Mountain Goats member John Darnielle and performed by independent artists such as Andrew Jackson Jihad, Hallelujah the Hills, Miracles of Modern Science, and Jeffrey Lewis. In a similar act of charity, vegan Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen auctioned his guitar and donated the proceeds to benefit holistic cancer therapy at the Gerson Institute this past September.

Costco Debuts $5 Vegan Breakfast Bowls Nationwide

The food court at the big-box retailer is about to get a lot more refreshing thanks to a plant-based berry-and-granola loaded açaí bowl, available by the end of this month at locations nationwide.
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Montreal Bans Cruel Horse-Drawn Carriages

Beginning on New Year's Eve 2019, horses will no longer be forced to pull passengers across the cobblestone streets of the Canadian city.
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New Locator Finds Vegan Food at Ballparks

New guide Veggie Happy helps sports fans locate vegan options at stadiums nationwide.
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New Vegan Butcher Shop Opens in Texas

San Antonio's Hip Peaz Vegan Eats offers a rotating menu of vegan meat sandwiches, burritos, and gumbo.
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Vegan Shoe Brand No One's Skin Debuts in London

The new footwear brand aims to eliminate the pollution caused by the animal-based leather industry with comparable, vegan alternatives.
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