1. “The irony is that while legislatures protect factory farms, they’ve shown far less interest in protecting defenseless animals: No federal regulations protect farm animals from cruelty, and while state regulations exist, factory farms are rarely investigated and laws are seldom enforced.”—This article.
3. Now this is just plain cool: Brooklyn Vegan hosted Hotel Vegan at SXSW this year, featuring live music galore. Vegans do rock! (Ba-dum ching.)
4. Our friends over at Vegansaurus were nominated for a Treehugger Best of Green Readers’ Choice Award! Go vote for them!
5. And for our Tweet of the Week, we have a question for Allyson Kramer: Can we come live at your house? “Today’s been pretty rad: market @ end of my street just got Daiya in, garden veggies are sproutin’ & I’ve got graham crackers in my oven.”—@ManifestVegan