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VegFest Colombia – Insider Tips And Highlights

Team HappyCow traveled to Colombia, checked out vegan restaurants and attended Veg Fest Colombia in Bogotá, Colombia on January 7-22, 2017. Ken interviewed Nadja Troeger, the founder and organizer of the 2 week event, and two local residents discussing highlights from the event and exclusive insider vegan tips. Veg Fest Colombia consisted of plant-based food and product booths, speeches, live music, hikes, city and fruit tours, and more! Below is…

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Red Tea No. 9 : Plant-Based Food In China

VegNews – ~ Concern for health, humaneness, and the environment has led to the vegan Chinese population to increase to more than 50 million. ~ 2013 article & BBC audio – ~ An estimated 4 to 5 percent of the Chinese population eats a plant-based / cruelty-free diet, which means more than 50 million Chinese people no longer eat meat or dairy—this is a larger number of herbivores than in the US. ~…

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Free Guide: 55 Media Angles For Vegan Business Owners

From Katrina Fox – 55 media angles to help you brainstorm ideas to pitch to journalists so you or your vegan-run business gets featured in the media.  Go here. Click on the Download Now – button. Share your details. Confirm that you are real by clicking on a link which will arrive at your email address – our link took a few minutes to arrive. Download this very helpful file. We are an 80+…

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Producing Vegan Wine Biodynamically

An Earthworm Podcast – Scott Poynton talks with Swiss biodynamic winemaker Pierre Fonjallaz about his vineyard and winemaking practice on the hills beside Lake Geneva, Switzerland. Pierre talks about the motivations to change his approach, his new 5000 year timeline for sustainability, and his discovery how – as he started implementing biodynamic processes – that he began to learn from the land and the plants about other aspects of life.…

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Vegetarian Food Asia 2015 – Vegan Tips and Highlights

vegan in hong kong

Watch our highlight video of Vegetarian Food Asia 2015 in Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Exhibition and Convention Centre. Interviews by HappyCow’s Ken Spector. Learn some tips about Hong Kong’s favorite vegan restaurants and other tips from local vegans and vegetarians. Watch our video highlights here:   For more info see:…

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Looking Behind The Label

Ethical Consumerism

Overstimulated. Thats how I felt when I returned to Europe after 8 years working and living in Latin America. It became apparent to me that the media have to SHOUT to get our attention; overpopulation, sustainability of food production, loss of natural resources, animal welfare, human health, and so on. Information overload. Two years later saw the start of Veganbnb Travel; vegan adventure holidays in Guatemala and Spain and the…

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Sin Dawg – Amazing Bread!

sin dawg vegan bread review

On a trip several years ago to the Pacific Northwest, a package of Sin Dawg bread caught my eye at a local co-op. I don’t know if it was the long, baguette style shape that caught my eye, or the picture of the cute Dachshund on the wrapper. It was probably the Dachshund, since I’m naturally drawn to anything dog related. In any event, I picked up the loaf and…

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Delicious Global Recipes From Fresh Vegan

When I got my latest issue of Fresh Vegan magazine, I was overwhelmed (in a deliciously, wonderful way) by the amount of unique and mouthwatering global recipes contained in the current issue. The great folks over at Fresh Vegan (Ron Fairfield and Jacqui Deoir) were kind enough to allow me to reprint a couple of recipes from their current issue, to share with HappyCow readers. Thanks Ron and Jacqui! I love…

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