People miss all kinds of things when they turn vegan, from cheese to bacon to leather shoes. In my weaker moments, I certainly pine for animal flesh in various forms and wish I could find affordable half-decent vegan dress shoes. What vegan hasn’t had that one dream where they go back to the “good old… Read more »
Blue skies and sunshine. Tan lines and festive drinks. Everyone loves a backyard cookout, but while most people are throwing burgers and dogs on the grill, how do we vegans participate? Welcome to the world of compassionate grilling!
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.
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 »
This was a letter to the editor of the York Daily Record written by Joe Kirkenir We at Animal Advocates of South Central PA promote a compassionate and healthy vegan lifestyle, which aligns with our values of nonviolence and respect for all living creatures. There are countless statistics that show how impactful refraining from animal-based products… Read more »
By Jasmine Taylor Being a Mom I love being a mother. I went through so much between pregnancy, delivery and postpartum, but it was all worth it for me to just be with my kids and watch them grow. I couldn’t imagine having to go through all of that, and then have someone tell me… Read more »
2017 was an intense year for us at the Animal Advocates of South Central PA. We started the year off learning that our Lush Charity Pot grant had been approved. We worked on the grant during the last few months of 2016 and submitted it in the middle of December. The news was amazing, and… Read more »
I’ve been vegan for going on two years now, and I’ve been vegan long enough in the eyes of my friends and family that they know it isn’t just some passing phase or weird diet I’m on. From my more open-minded/interested friends and family members, I now get asked a lot of questions. One topic… Read more »
We recently ventured to The Vegetable Hunter – what was known as Crave & Co.- on 2nd Street in Harrisburg to try out their vegan options and test their new brews. We were met with delicious, healthy food and some tasty beverages! All around, The Vegetable Hunter is a cozy neighborhood joint that boasts fresh,… Read more »