Inspiration from a Lifelong Vegetarian
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Meier Fueled by Helping Animals

Meier Fueled by Helping Animals

I had the pleasure last year of meeting and recently interviewing Erica Meier, Executive Director of Compassion Over Killing (COK).  Vegan for the last 15 years, Meier leads a team of staff and volunteers highly dedicated to helping animals. COK is a powerful voice...
25th Annual Meatout Day Helps With Becoming a Vegetarian

25th Annual Meatout Day Helps With Becoming a Vegetarian

March 20 was the 25th anniversary of the globally celebrated Meatout Day. For this event, different organizations around the world give out vegetarian and vegan food samples and information, hold cooking demos and more, to help people with becoming a vegetarian for at...
Vegetarian Leaders Support Flexitarian Diet

Vegetarian Leaders Support Flexitarian Diet

Rather than go cold turkey (oops, Tofurky) by cutting out meat completely, some people prefer dabbling in vegetarianism.  A “flexitarian” is someone who actively integrates meatless meals into his or her diet when possible but isn’t a full-time...
Compassionate Woman Beyond Her Years

Compassionate Woman Beyond Her Years

Kath Rogers became a vegetarian at age 9, when as an only child very bonded to her dog, she felt like animals were meant to be friends.  At 13, she looked up “animal rights” on the Internet, realized eggs and dairy involved cruelty to animals, and became a vegan....
Vegetarian Events Growing in Popularity Internationally

Vegetarian Events Growing in Popularity Internationally

My activism traces back to age four when I had a light bulb moment filled with compassion for animals and declared I would never eat meat again. In college, I founded an animal rights club, and later volunteered at EarthSave, founded by John Robbins of Diet for a New...