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10 Pumpkin Spice Finds at Trader Joe’s You Need to Know About
We’re celebrating pumpkin-spice season by scouring the shelves at our favorite budget-friendly store.
13 Vegan Jackfruit Dishes You'll Want to Eat Immediately
This vegan meat alternative has exploded in popularity thanks to its versatility and healthful, photo-ready qualities.
15 Vegan Things at Costco You Need to Try Now
Super-sized bags of Gardein, accidentally vegan pie, and jumbo packs of veggie burgers? All of these (and more) are available at Costco, a budget-friendly vegan haven.
VegNews Guide to the Perfect Pint of Vegan Ice Cream
Being vegan doesn’t mean you have to miss out on creamy frozen desserts—you can choose from coconut, cashew, soy, almond, and more!
10 Dreamy Smoothie Bowl Recipes
With more than 1 million images under the smoothie bowl hashtag on Instagram, this food trend is here to stay.
VegNews Launches 16th Annual Veggie Awards
Voting is now open for the world’s largest survey of vegan products, people, and places.
The Ultimate Guide to Vegan Camping
From s’mores and hiking boots to cruelty-free sunscreen, our vegan camping guide readies you for an adventure into the wilderness.
10 Vegan Recipes for 4th of July You Need to Make Now
Fire up the grill and invite all of your friends and family to celebrate the 4th of July with these cruelty-free, animal-friendly recipes.
BREAKING: NYC Bans Use of Wild Animals in Circuses
After a decade of pressure from animal-rights activists, the historic ban passed by a vote of 43 to 6.
15 Vegan Ways to Celebrate LGBTQ Pride
Pride Month is here, so be loud, proud, and cruelty-free with everything from rainbow colored eats to multi-hued makeup looks.
The Anti-Unicorn Vegan Goth Trend is Finally Here
Unicorn, schmoonicorn. Here are 14.5 vegan goth things you never knew you needed (but you do).
8 Outrageous Vegan Scoops at Ice Cream Shops Nationwide
These plant-based ice creams offered at scoop shops prove that dairy-free can be just as decadent, creamy, and delicious.
Why Diversity in Veganism Needs to be a Thing
Aaron Luxur and Unique Vance—founders of Vegan Voices of Color—shed light on the importance of intersectionality within social justice movements.
Mexican Restaurant in Sydney Goes Fully Vegan
Bad Hombres will be the first 100 percent plant-based Mexican and Latin American eatery in Sydney.
NYC’s Most Successful Vegan Restaurateur Shares Her Secrets
As the Blossom empire continues to expand, founder Pamela Elizabeth talks celebrity guests, tips for running a vegan business, and lessons she's learned along the way.
6 Easy Ways to Go Green Right Now
Just in time for Earth Day, here are simple ways to incorporate changes into your routine to make sustainable choices without getting overwhelmed.
10 Best Vegan Easter Recipes on Instagram
Impress your family with these spring inspired plant-based recipes at your Easter feast.
3 Easy Ways to Have the Perfect Vegan Easter
Dairy-free chocolate eggs, vegan ham, and homemade sugar cookies ensure that being vegan doesn’t mean having to sacrifice holiday traditions.
The 10 Most Vegan-Friendly Colleges
Hit the books hard, hit the vegan pizza on campus harder.
10 Craft Beers for a Vegan St. Patrick ’s Day
Our guide to vegan-friendly stouts, crisp kolsch-style brews, and hoppy red ales will shamrock your world.
Nonprofit Hands Out Vegan Burritos to the Homeless
Sikh couple, along with volunteers, distributes 850 vegan meals per week to the homeless in LA.
More Than Half of Maine Restaurants Offer Veg Option
Maine Restaurant Week features 58 restaurants offering vegetarian meals and 34 offering vegan meals.
8 Best Vegan Brunch Spots in the Bay Area
Work hard, brunch harder—vegan waffles, omelettes, bottomless mimosas, and more are taking over menus at eateries around the Bay.
8 Vegan Chili Recipes for National Chili Day
Celebrate National Chili Day on February 23 with these plant-based variations of the meaty classic.
USDA Sued After Removal of Animal Welfare Records
Several animal-rights groups file a lawsuit aiming to force the USDA to restore animal welfare records to their public website.
Chickpea Snacks Sales Grow by 150 Percent
New study found that chickpeas saw unprecedented sales growth in 2016.
Scotland to Open Its First Vegan Farmed Animal Sanctuary
Entrepreneur Lynn Jolly was inspired to raise funds to open the sanctuary after her own experience with animal rescue.
Ringling Bros. Circus Closes After 146 Years
The traveling circus cited a shift in public opinion, falling ticket sales, and pressure from animal-rights activists as the driving forces in their decision to close.
Dietitians Tout Benefits of Pea Protein
Peas predicted to grow in popularity due to their health and environmental benefits.

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