VegNews Daily

Des Moines Hosts Second Annual Raw Food Week

The Iowa capital is introducing residents to raw vegan food with lectures, food tastings, and yoga sessions.

This month Des Moines, Iowa celebrated all things cruelty-free and uncooked during its Raw Food Week, where consumers got to sit in on educational lectures, cooking demonstrations, and food tastings that were taking place all throughout the city. Many of the classes, such as “Kraline Low-Impact Yoga and a Shot of Juice!” and “Easing into Raw Foods” were free, while other seminars such as “Raw Food in Flash,” required admission fees. Local news source, the Des Moines Register, pointed eager eaters in the right direction with a brief vegan and raw food online dining guide that highlighted veg-friendly eateries in the Iowa capital such as Ritual Café, New World Café, and Fresh Café and Market.

 Comments

New Report: Why SeaWorld Attendance Is Plummeting

Multiple factors—including a call to boycott from One Direction's Harry Styles—is causing the demise of the aquatic park.
Read More »

Vegan Dishes Win at the Iowa State Fair

Vegan pies, bars, soups, and salads make their mark at annual meat-and-dairy-laden fair.
Read More »

Yellowstone Bison Sent to Slaughterhouses

In order to control population at the national park, many of its resident animals end up on people’s plates.
Read More »

Flax and Sesame Seeds Help Prevent Weight Gain

Compounds found in flax and sesame seeds result in a lower weight over time.
Read More »

Chris Christie’s Speech Interrupted by Animal Activists

This past weekend, animal-rights activists protested during the presidential hopeful’s speech.
Read More »

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.

More Videos »