Grass Roots and Hometown Hearts

As we prepare to welcome Give Local York 2019, let’s take a moment to reflect on just what it means to channel your efforts at Home. For most of us, the idea of charitable giving is second nature. Many national and international organizations thrive off of the generosity of donors, and it is this financial… Read more »

Plant-Based Business: Healthy Living Foods LLC. & Erick Negron, the Urban Farmer  

There is a need for fresh, organic produce in our urban communities. It is so sad to see a lack of healthy food in the areas that need it most. We know the power that real health foods have on our bodies and minds, yet, it is not easily accessible or affordable in certain areas…. Read more »

An Open Letter to My Partner

Dear Cory, You did not sign up for my veganism. Like most people on Earth, or at least in the United States, I always considered myself an animal lover. You’d see me quickly mute the ASPCA’s television commercials, lest I start weeping for all of the cats and dogs abandoned in the cold. You’d also… Read more »

Poetry by Savannah Conley

Savannah is a vegan teen living in York County. She shares with you some of her written words about nature and animal suffering.

Tofu Graffiti

Being Vegan in NYC

Sure, New York City is one of the most vegan-friendly cities around, and a guide on vegan dining really isn’t necessary since there are options everywhere you turn.

Tips for Enjoying the Holidays as a Vegan

The start of the holiday season in early November gets me feeling warm and fuzzy inside, but it also brings about an uncomfortable sensation in the pit of my stomach knowing about the plight of animals. I have wonderful memories of my childhood and young adult years spending time with family and friends, and eating… Read more »

York City Mayor Tries Out a Plant-Based Diet

A couple weeks ago, we challenged the Mayor of York City, Michael Helfrich, to go vegan for a week to help us kick off Harvest Vegfest York. He happily accepted the challenge and he was kind enough to take some time to answer our questions about his experience…   John Beck, Director with the Animal… Read more »