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Vegfest Tampere, 2016 Finland – Insider Tips

Vegfest Tampere 2016

Team HappyCow finishes the HappyCow European speaking tour with this video shot at Vegfest Tampere, 2016 Finland. Below is our video containing vegan insider impressions & tips, shot at VegFest Tampere on May 21, 22, 2016 in Tampere, Finland. Join HappyCow’s Ken Spector as he interviews an attendee of the event, and he speaks with Sari Komulainen, the founder and organizer of Vegfest Tampere. For more information see: vegfest.net Watch…

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Celebrity Interviews/ Cooking/ Dining/ Restaurants/ Restaurateur Interview Series/ Travel/ Veganism

Vegan Tips of Italy – Highlights of Italy and Bologna VegFest

Vegan Highlights Italy

Watch Ken Spector as he interviews insiders about vegan restaurants and culture in Italy. Learn about Italian vegan restaurants and other essential tips from some of Italy’s hottest vegan actors and personalities including Loredana Cannata (Actress), Paulo Maugeri (MTV), Claudia Zanella (Actress), Red Canzian (Bassist of Pooh),  learn about traditional Italian gelato made vegan at Frozen in Milan, Italy and Gelatario Stefino Bio in Bologna, Italy, and see the first…

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Dining/ HappyCow Site/ Restaurants/ Restaurateur Interview Series

Restaurateur Interview Series: Karyn’s Fresh Corner

Karyn’s Fresh Corner 1901 N Halsted Chicago Illinois 60614 312-255-1590 Owner: Karyn Calabrese Is this your first restaurant? First restaurant but second location. What made you decide to open a vegetarian/vegan restaurant? I started being a vegetarian in my 20’s, that was over 40 years ago and there was not any place to eat, especially when I started moving into a completely plant based diet. I wanted to be able…

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General/ Veganism

Interview with Conservationist Elissa Sursara

Elissa Sursara is an Australian actress and animal rights activist, born February 14, 1988. She is of a growing influence in the animal rights community and is based in Los Angeles, California. She is a long-time ethical vegan and promotes an abolitionist approach to animal rights as well as a biocentric world view. Interview by Joseph Smith: JS: What made you become vegan? ES: I didn’t know much about modern…

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Cooking/ Products/ Recipes

ecoVegan mock meat

While at the recent ExpoWest Natural Foods Expo in Anaheim, CA, we met with a new mock meat provider called ecoVegan.  Aside from doing an amazing job of imitating meat (even too close to the real thing for some!), this vegan owned company also produces these products in an exclusively vegan facility, so there is no chance for cross-contamination. Great to know, especially after such investigations like “Operation Pancake” done…

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