This is not a competition because vegans are not 100% perfect!!! But let's get some perspective, and keep in mind the original philosophy of Veganism, https://tinyurl.com/zfmfmuh
So I got told that as a vegan I kill more animals in the plants I eat, than an average meat eater. Sure, there is accidental, not intended animals that may get killed in the process.
But, this is actually less than the average meat eater.
Average UK Meat-Eater
Eats bits of land animals daily.
Those animals are likely fed on tonnes and tonnes of feed.
They eat fish. Which generally have by-catch.
Plus they eat plants with their meals too.
Buys clothing that is made from bits of animals.
Using toiletries and products that have been tested on animals or have animal ingredients.
Average UK Vegan.
My friend Rob is a busy and altruistic human. :). I met him at a Vegfest many years ago. He and others had just cycled 60 miles and finished at Bristol Vegfest, all to raise funds for Animal Aid. I then got to know him at other festivals where he was speaking and eventually I now volunteer at Exeter Vegan Market with him, again Rob is one member of the great altruistic group who arrange the regular events.
One of the many awesome groups he works with is The Vegan Approach, who are making veganism easy, accessible, fun, shows people practical steps to take, and offers support to them on their journeys. The latest video from this amazing group is really well made and a really helpful tool to help others make the transition.
The Vegan Approach site has a break down of each of the steps, and gives us a little bit more information for us to digest. Please check out the amazing video, awesome website and share them around, especially to those that will find it most helpful.
The Vegan Approach Site,
The Vegan Approach Youtube,
In life their is a phrase, it's not what you know, but who you know. And I am very lucky to know a few people. One of which is Vanessa, who with her friend and business partner Louise have created The Vegan Larder.
I came home one day and there, leaning against my door was a large parcel with their company logo on the side. There is something great about coming home to a delivery, and that is boosted more so when it has totally vegan products inside!
The unboxing can be seen in the video below. :).
I am gradually working my way through all of the goodies that arrived, and I keep getting inspired and updated from all of the awesome posts and articles the team keep posting!!
They were also kind enough to give me some discount codes for people to use,
Use HELLO5 for £5 off a one-off box
Use HELLO10 for £10 off a yearly subscription
They have several amazing pages, here are some of them to check out and follow.
TWITTER - https://tinyurl.com/y24avuwc
FACEBOOK - https://tinyurl.com/y2xbyucy
The facebook event page is here,
I posted about this film about a month ago, and because its so awesome I need to do it again. The film itself delves into a host of areas, from Ester the wonder pig, stem cell meat, industrial land seaweed farms, and so much more! It's definitely worth a watch and share it around.
Ed's amazing book is free for everyone to use, and if you can please donate to his work.
You can find the e-book here,
His book has also been summarised and available as a poster, thanks to the work of the talented Rachel.
It can be downloaded from here,
My name is Berty Justice and I'm going to add things here. If you like life from another angle, you'll love this!