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DC Celebrates Fourth-Annual DC Meat-Free Week

This week marks the fourth year for the citywide celebration of vegan food.

Sticky Fingers bakery kicked off the festivities at the fourth annual DC Meat-Free Week going on this week in Washington, DC. Beltway residents have access to an exclusive three-night-only vegan pop-up restaurant at 410 GooDBuddY during the seven-day celebration, started by local blogger Amber Mcdonald of DC Vegan. Restaurants will offer special plant-based meals, including European-inspired lounge Barcode’s dessert debut: pears poached in wine with chocolate. February 4 through 11 will be honored with meatless menus, cooking events, and parties. Mexican eatery Casa Oaxaca is offering a three-course vegan prix fixe menu, and citywide food discounts, such as $2 off vegan options at El Floridano food truck, are available all week.

NYC All-You-Can-Eat Ice Cream Fest Offers Vegan Scoops

Three-day festival Scooper Bowl in Bryant Park will treat guests to ice cream of every variety, including dairy-free scoops from Van Leeuwen, Ben & Jerry's, and Häagen-Dazs.
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Animal Ag Companies Fined $29M for Destroying Amazon

The government of Brazil slapped a hefty fine on feed suppliers to meat and dairy companies that sell to McDonald's, Burger King, and Walmart for destroying the country's biodiverse Cerrado region for profit.
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Moby Retires from Touring to Focus on Activism

…and to make vegan smoothies every morning after waking up in his own bed.
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UK Version of Beyond Burger Expands Across London

British vegan brand Moving Mountains expands its B12 burger to five locations of meat-centric chain Dirty Bones—where it will be served topped with vegan mac and cheese.
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Legendary Canadian Rugby Player Starts Vegan Cheese Brand

Nick Blevins' vegan lifestyle improved his performance on the field so much that he established a plant-based cheese and yogurt company to educate others on the benefits of plants.
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