November 1 marks the celebration of World Vegan Day and the wrap-up of Vegan Awareness Month (October). This is just one of many national day celebrations throughout the year to promote a chosen diet or lifestyle when vegan myths are shared online. As someone who eats a plant-based diet, I always find these types of … Continue reading Addressing Vegan Myths with Advocacy
4 Steps For Real Conversations When You Disagree
Twitter and social media, in general, can be a savage place for conversations and attacks. I've had several occasions where people will reference negativity and attacks online as a reason for not engaging - especially for Twitter. Discussions about online bullying have become more prominent during President Trump's term, which may be one of the … Continue reading 4 Steps For Real Conversations When You Disagree
Meat Is The Enemy For Vegan Punk Rock Star
I love flying and airports. The people watching often reaches gold or platinum level and everyone has a story to tell. It's one of the off-line opportunities I have observe culture outside of my immediate areas and gives me a chance to gain new perspectives. I almost always walk through a bookstore or two while … Continue reading Meat Is The Enemy For Vegan Punk Rock Star
Farmers aren’t evil. Now can we have a civil conversation?
I don't know about you, but I get pretty frustrated when trying to have a civil conversation, but can't wade through all of the mud that is being slung in the process. This happens a lot when trying to talk about food and farming online. These are emotional topics and each side of the table … Continue reading Farmers aren’t evil. Now can we have a civil conversation?
Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution
Now, I've not been one to jump on the foodie train. I don't believe in a vegetarian diet because I know the nutritious benefits of meat and animal products. I don't believe in a vegan lifestyle because I raise livestock and know my animals are cared for well and in return they will provide many products for … Continue reading Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution