Valentine’s Day isn’t just for lovers, it’s for friends, family and furbabies! Treat yourself and those you care about with a special meal, decadent treats or a relaxing night in. There are plenty of options in South Central PA.
Category: Vegan Living
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 »
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 »
Preconceived Notions We all know the stereotype: hipster vegans wearing designer sunglasses and over-priced vintage tees, drinking kale and pomegranate fresh-pressed juices while strolling to the local vegan café, which serves elaborate dishes, such as “crabless” crab cakes and “bleeding” veggie burgers, stopping to fawn over every animal and talk about what beautiful beings they… Read more »
“There Is No Way that Is Why You Became a Vegan” That’s the reaction I get when I tell someone my story. Not every vegan journey is a heart-warming stroll through a sunny pathed park surrounded by rainbows. Some are a shade darker and, dare I say it, sillier. I loved steak, ice cream, buffalo… Read more »