VegNews Daily

Animal Advocacy Conference Scheduled for October

Attendees of the Twin Cities Veg fest can stay an extra day and learn about the art of farm animal advocacy at Their Lives Our Voice.

Next month, farm animal advocacy conference Their Lives Our Voices, will be hosted at the University of Minnesota Minneapolis, where the Twin Cities Veg Fest will be happening a day prior. At the conference, an array of leading experts such as Christine Coughlin of the Minnesota Voters for Animal Protection, Nick Cooney of the Humane League, and Nathan Runkle of Mercy Animals, will give presentations. Attendees will also be able to learn advocacy techniques at various workshops that include The Need for Humane Education in Our Movement, How to Plan Fun and Engaging Events, and The Psychology of Social Change: What Really Works For Inspiring People To Go Vegetarian. There will be a vegan lunch complementary with the $20 registration fee as well.

Legendary Chef to Open Vegetarian Restaurant

World-renowned French chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten shifts focus from meat to vegetables.
Read More »

The Body Shop Launches Vegan Product

Beauty retailer's new makeup set is another addition to growing animal-free cosmetics options.
Read More »

Dancing Veggies Wow Crowd at Olympics Closing Ceremony

Dozens of ecstatic dancers in colorful broccoli, bell pepper, and berry costumes please and perplex viewers.
Read More »

Moby to Play His Only Live Show at New Vegan Festival

Musician and activist Moby to partner with animal-rights group Mercy For Animals and No Doubt bassist Tony Kanal for one-time show.
Read More »

Grotesque Bear Kill Goes Viral, Prompts Government Ban

Government of Alberta, Canada says it will ban spear hunting in response to the widely circulated video of a former competitive javelin thrower impaling a wild black bear with a seven-foot spear.
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 »