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Guide to Vegan Passover Seder
Get down with the Haggadah, gulp Kosher wine, find the afikoman, and enjoy grub from the old country.
Urban Reforestation 101
There's no better time than Arbor Day to join your neighbors for urban tree planting.
The College Students Who Want You to Pledge Veg
A student-led initiative is encouaging university students around the world to go veg for the month of May.
Animal Factory In Time
On Friday, Time Magazine online published a Q&A article with Animal Factory author David Kirby. A journalist by trade, Kirby discusses his research into factory farms...
Worldwide Bake Sales
This weekend, the Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale kicks off, bringing together folks looking to satisfy a sweet tooth?whether they be vegan or yet-to-be vegan! Ninety-five...
Meet Market Vegan Brunch
The Meet Market, a vegan sandwich shop and boutique grocery store located in the Silverlake neighborhood of LA, is hosting its second all-you-can-eat benedict...
Meat-Free Martha
Celebrity epicurean Martha Stewart is celebrating Earth Week by featuring nearly 100 vegetarian recipes on MarthaStewart.com. Veg-curious cooks in need of a quick...
NEW Schools Act
Yesterday, Congressman Jared Polis (D-CO) introduced a House Resolution entitled the Nutrition Education and Wellness in Schools Act (NEW Schools Act)...
Tribune Selects "Animal-Free"
In honor of Earth Day, the Chicago Tribune released a Top-50 list of green iPhone apps and acknowledged the correlation between veganism and environmentalism...
Fête Accompli Goes Veg
Fête Accompli, a recently opened veg-friendly restaurant in downtown Austin, is going 100-percent vegan for Earth Day. VegAustin, a Compassion Over Killing...
Eat Veg and Local with CSAs
Spring is the perfect time to learn about community-supported agriculture.
Vegan Earth Day Events to Attend and Enjoy
Across the US, activists are educating citizens on the greenest move to make on Earth Day—ditch the animal products.
Soccer Team TryVeg Day
The Washington Freedom, Washington DC's professional women's soccer team, is partnering with Compassion Over Killing (COK) to host TryVeg Day this Sunday...
McDonald's Battery Cages
Although Subway recently announced plans to phase out eggs laid by hens in battery cages, McDonald's board of directors has recommended against a Humane Society of the...
Eco-Beef Myth Debunked
Helene York, director of strategic initiatives for Bon Appétit Management Company, a national food-services business, penned an article in The Atlantic that challenges...
Veg-Friendly Treehugger
Treehugger, a blog discussing environmental sustainability, announced the top picks for its Best of Green 2010 Awards, including a host of veg notables.
4 Stress-Busters to Keep Tax Season from Getting the Best of You
If the big push to file taxes on time has stress levels soaring, try these quick-fix tips.
Dovetail Does Vegan
Manhattan dwellers living in the Upper West Side are in for a treat?for the spring and summer seasons, gourmet restaurant Dovetail will be serving a scrumptious...
HSUS Exposes Egg Farmers
The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) has released investigative footage recorded by an undercover agent, exposing animal cruelty at four...
California Fur Labels
On Monday, the California State Assembly adopted legislation that would require clothing manufacturers to affix a special label on garments that have been...
Vegansaurus Wins Award
VegNews columnist and resident sassy lass Laura Hooper Beck's blog, Vegansaurus, was honored with the year's Best Blog Post Web Award...
No Impact, No Beef
Last Friday, environmental writer Dr. Colin Beavan, also known as No Impact Man, published an article entitled "My Top Ten Eco-Lifestyle Changes." The #1 thing...
Pam Anderson's Pasodoble
On Monday night, former Baywatch babe and longtime PETA supporter Pamela Anderson used her stint on ABC's Dancing with the Stars to promote animal welfare. Now in...
Ploeg's Post Punk Tour
Vegan chef, cookbook author, and 'zine writer Josh Ploeg will be cooking up a storm with publishing house Microcosm Publishing on its April Post Punk Extravaganza tour...
5 Cruelty-Free Spring DIY Projects
When heavy rains drive you indoors and leave you with time to kill, get crafty with cruelty-free domestic arts.
Spork Moves to Hollywood
Los Angeles-based gourmet vegan-food company, Spork Foods, is expanding from its present Silverlake operation to a new loft in West Hollywood. Spork co-founders...
Ellen Animal Rescue Stamp
The United States Postal Service has teamed with Ellen DeGeneres and her company, Halo, Purely for Pets, to release Animal Rescue: Adopt a Shelter Pet commemorative...
Meat-Free GapKids
On March 29, British fashion designer Stella McCartney introduced two "Meat Free Mondays" tees in her 2010 Spring collection for GapKids, her second collection for the company...
DeGeneres in Female Force
Vegan comedian Ellen DeGeneres is featured in Female Force, a year-old comics series that depicts strong, history-making women. The 38-page comic book...
Chicago Diner Turns 27
Chicago Diner, a 2009 VegNews Veggie Award winner, is ringing in its 27th anniversary with a five-day celebration that features gifts, prizes, and "flashback...
Three Decades of Greens
San Francisco-based Greens Restaurant, one of the country's first vegetarian fine-dining establishments, is gearing up to celebrate 30 years in business...
Green Foods Resolution
On March 23, the Alexandria, Va. City Council unanimously passed Healthy Food Alexandria (HFA). The initiative sets city-wide environmental and nutritional goals...
Falls Church Bake Sale
Falls Church, Va.-based animal-rights organization Compassion for Animals is hosting a vegan bake sale today to benefit continued relief efforts for Haiti...
Vegan Toscana Grill
Organic, Italian-food restaurant Toscana Grill announced that it will host All-Vegan Weekends throughout April. The month-long special celebrates the expansion...
Company Ends Animal Tests
On Tuesday, Japanese company Ito En, the world's largest supplier of green tea, announced that it's ending product-testing on animals. According to PETA...
Goodwin on "Happy Cows"
Last Friday, A-list actress and animal-right activist Ginnifer Goodwin submitted a letter to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), urging the FTC to make...
Vegan Couture On Oprah
Current VegNews covergirl Leanne Mai-ly Hilgart sets the record straight about vegan fashion on Oprah.com. The Vaute Couture founder debunks vegan-fashion myths...
Genesis Winners
The Genesis Awards swept through Beverly Hills this weekend, honoring top media contributions to animal-welfare issues. Tippi Hedren, founder of the Shambala...
Attend SXSW from Your Laptop
Can't make it to Austin this year? Host your own music fest with these talented veg musicians.
Crazy Sexy Carr
Kris Carr, creator of plant-powered lifestyle blog Crazy Sexy Life, announced that she is shooting a pilot for a new show on the Oprah Winfrey Network. Carr bills...
Vegan Lime Crime
Lime Crime, a New York-based cosmetics line, is inviting its consumers to cast an online vote to determine if the PETA-certified all-vegetarian makeup company...
T&T Challenge
Chef and online food writer Kim O'Donnel is encouraging fans of her weekly Culinate web chat to take the T&T Challenge, which calls on her followers—including...
Berkeley Goes Cinnaholic
Last Thursday, vegan cinnamon-roll specialist Cinnaholic announced that it's slated to set up shop near the University of California at Berkeley campus. The bakery...
Vegans Reign at Expo West
Last weekend, cruelty-free companies received top honors at Expo West 2010, the largest natural food convention in the world. The convention was held at...
Tal Ronnen's Vegan Genesis Awards Menu
Vegan master chef Tal Ronnen prepares gastronomic delights for the Genesis Awards.
Meet 4 Happy Rescues from Catskill Animal Sanctuary
Meet Rambo, Charlie, Barbie, and Malachi—four adorable, lovable, rescued animals.
Confinement Act
Last week, US House Representatives Elton Gallegly, R-Calif., and Diane Watson, D-Calif., introduced the Prevention of Farm Animal Cruelty Act, which would...
Obama on Bluefins
Last week, the Obama Administration announced its support of a proposal that would ban international trade of Atlantic bluefin tuna. European city-state Monaco...
Canadians for Chileans
Today, Vancouver vegans are hosting a vegan bake sale at Radha Yoga and Eatery to benefit disaster relief efforts in Chile, which was devastated by an 8.8-magnitude...
Cowboys and Turbans
Until March 15, the Silverlake location of LA-based restaurant Cowboys and Turbans is serving up a free, vegan taco to customers who order any vegan entrée...

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