Animal Advocates of South Central PA prepare and serve a vegan meal to the folks at Bethesda Mission in Harrisburg, PA.
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.
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 »
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 »
No matter where you live or what your typical news sources are, you’ve probably become aware in recent times of the rise of veganism in our culture. Veganism is the commitment to living a life free from animal products–not just meat but eggs and dairy, as well as non-food products such as leather and silk…. Read more »
As a graduate of Animal Advocates of South Central PA’s May 2018 Vegan Challenge, I can assure you that there is plenty of support and accountability available for anyone interested in saying “goodbye” to animal products, and “hello” to compassionate living. Whether your reason is ethics, environmental, health, or even if you’re just curious about… Read more »
Once upon a time, on a small homestead in rural America, chickens roamed freely in the yards of our grandparents and great grandparents. This practice is making a resurgence with the popularity of homesteading and backyard coops. When we [Animal Advocates of ScPA] are at local events, we are often asked what we vegans think… Read more »
As a vegan who typically is surrounded by and interacts with fellow vegans, I take for granted how difficult it can be to manage interactions with nonvegans. I became acutely aware of this challenge on a recent trip to the middle-of-nowhere in Maine with my omnivore family. Throughout the week-long vacation, I experienced many ups… Read more »
Many people are able to say that they have visited a zoo before, especially children. I even remember visiting zoos in my youth. I always thought that zoos were so much fun since I got to see all of the cute animals. What I should have been thinking about is how the animals felt living… Read more »
Questioning our Traditions If you’re like me and millions of other Americans, you are settling in for the evening and preparing for the work week ahead. For my family, it’s like any other Sunday night, my husband is watching tv, the four dogs are littered around our small living room, occupying their favorite spaces and… Read more »