There are some great savings to be had here so treat yourself during World Vegan Month or even start your cruelty-free Festive shopping early. Please note that links are to external websites and The Vegan Society is not responsible for the content of these sites. All discounts are available for the month of November. Continue reading
So first day of MoVeganBer, a merger of the very popular Movemeber and World Vegan Month. Today is austerity day.
I should be able to do austerity really well. I was a student for a long time, vegan throughout, and survived via Lidl. Vegan and austerity work. It just means you need to cook for yourself. Today the austerity theme is dominated by veg.
Veg is cheap and the easiest way to keep your meals cheap. Lidl is a great place for cheap veg. Alternatively, and probably better in the long run you can buy from your local market. Birmingham market is fab but there’s similar places dotted all over the country. Veg is fairly easy to buy cheaply if you go for in season veg. Simple.
Some vegetables are always in season, it seems. You can always get cheap potatoes. But this time of year your cruciferous vegetables (or brassicas come into season. There’s root veg like turnips, leaves – various types of cabbage and kale, and flowers such as cauliflower and broccoli. And seeing as it was Halloween yesterday there’s pumpkins and squashes too. Continue reading
The 30 day World Vegan challenge is nearly on us. It’s a great chance for the vegan-curious to dip the toe for the World Vegan Month. Of course, it is also Movember which is all about raising awareness of men’s health stuff. And growing a tache. Well if there’s ladies prepared to bare all…
I thought I’d do a bit of a mixed event. I’m going to pledge to put up a Vegan meal post each day for (N)Movember World Vegan Month along with regular updates of tache growth. I’m not sure if it’s exactly compatible but it’s what I’m going to do.
PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) have used models before to promote animal welfare and vegan diets. To promote the upcoming World Vegan Month they have urged people to think about what’s going on your plate. With naked demos in Birmingham yesterday and Manchester today people may just stop and think a little bit longer.
Who knows if these protests actually get others to give up meat? It certainly draws attention to the idea and raises awareness of World Vegan Month. Animal Aid have organised the great vegan challenge for a month to coincide with World Vegan month, which has to be worth a go, surely. Continue reading