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Ohio Vegan Bakery Launches Online-Funding Campaign

Veg’n Out hopes donations will enable it to open a permanent storefront.

Baker Derek Wytzka has grand plans for a space where locals of Berea, OH can relax and veg out on his tasty vegan desserts. Spurred by the lack of plant-based sweets in his area, Wytzka whipped up a test batch of chocolate cupcakes and chocolate chip cookies for friends and family to try, and pursued a minor in entrepreneurship at Baldwin Wallace University. His cupcakes have been featured in a local NBC news station promotion and at events around the community, but Wytzka was recently told his new bakeshop needed renovating in order to meet city health standards. With a goal of raising $100,000 in 59 days, the baker turned to Indiegogo in hopes of finding funding for his dream.

Tough Mudder Gets First Vegan Sponsor

The extreme training events will now include plant-based protein shakes from Vega.
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German Minister Proposes Meat Ban at Gov't Meetings

Barbara Hendricks revealed plans to nix meat on menus in order to promote environmental responsibility during official meetings.
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Legendary Animal Rights Philosopher Tom Regan Dies at 78

The author and visionary fought for animals throughout his long and influential career.
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Bacon Brand Buys Plant-Based Meat Company

Maple Leaf Foods acquires meat-free company Lightlife for $140 million.
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New by CHLOE Comes to Rhode Island

The vegan restaurant's massive expansion across New England with a new location in Rhode Island planned for this summer.
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This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

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