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 »

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 »

Vegan Challenge: A Participant’s Journey

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 »