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Contributor | Los Angeles, CA | Contactable via: hello@livekindly.com

Jill has spent more than a decade immersed in digital publishing and storytelling with a focus on the global food system and how it intersects with our cultural traditions, ethics, health, and politics. Her work has been featured in The Huffington Post, Medium, MTV, and the Village Voice.

‘Go Vegan’ Billboard Campaign Arrives in Times Square

A major billboard campaign launched throughout New York City this week by the Catskill Animal Sanctuary, includes a giant billboard in the heart of Times Square, encouraging people to go vegan this holiday season...

Portland Announces Second Vegan Friendly BBQ Joint

Vegan Portlanders looking for a good spot to go with non-vegan friends for late-night eats and drinks can check out the new Thunderbird -- the eighth bar from the Lightning Bar Collective, opening in...

Vegan US Senator Cory Booker Enjoys Impossible Burgers Between Charity Work

New Jersey Senator Cory Booker is no stranger to the vegan community-- the former Newark mayor announced his plan to go vegan for a year back in 2014, and hasn’t looked back. “When you find...

Global Vegan Protein Market to Surpass $10 Billion Within 5 Years, Says New Report

Plant-based proteins are experiencing tremendous growth, cites a new report by Meticulous Research. According to the research, the category will exceed $10 billion by 2022, growing at 6.7% over the next five years. “The...
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James and Suzy Cameron Urge Public to Adopt Vegan Diet to Combat Climate Crisis

In a powerful op-ed for the Guardian, Academy-Award-winning director James Cameron and his wife, activist and co-founder of the Muse School in Los Angeles, Suzy Amis Cameron, are urging a shift toward a plant-based...

5 Cat Food Considerations for the Vegans Who Love (and Feed) Them

Cats rule the Internet. And for many people, they rule the home, too. But if you’re a vegan or vegetarian, or just trying to cut down on your meat intake in general, it can...
50 Percent of the Meals in This California School District Are Vegan

LA’s Vegan School Lunch Program Could Be Served to 650,000 Students Due to Popularity

The vegan school lunch pilot program that launched at the start of the 2017-2018 school year in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) has been so successful this year that the district’s Food...
Field Roast Pledges to Stay Vegan After Being Acquired by Meat Producer

Field Roast Pledges to Stay Vegan After Being Acquired by Meat Producer

Just a day after it was announced that Maple Leaf Foods, Canada's largest packaged meat company, will acquire vegan meat brand Field Roast for $120 million, the Seattle-based grain meat producer says customers --...
Obesity and Diabetes Cause 800,000 Cases of Cancer a Year, Study Finds

Obesity and Diabetes Cause 800,000 Cases of Cancer a Year, Study Finds

New research out of Imperial College London points to a high body mass index (BMI) and type-2 diabetes as the sources of nearly six percent of all cancers across the globe -- nearly 800,000...
Vegan Sweets Set to Be Top Dessert Trend in 2018

Vegan Sweets Set to Be One of the Biggest Dessert Trends in 2018

Forecasts released by the Nation’s Restaurant News says diners will see a lot more vegan sweets on their plates in 2018, as plant-based desserts are going to be a top restaurant trend for the...

Starbucks’ Vegan Snack Brand Will Make Zero-Wasters Go Bananas

Starbucks customers can add yet another healthy and responsible vegan snack to grab on their next latte run --  Barnana’s dried vegan banana snacks are now in a total of 13,000 Starbucks locations, the...
Plant-Based Beyond Burger Lands Permanent Spot on TGI Friday's Menu

Vegan Beyond Burger Lands Permanent Menu Spot at Nearly 500 TGI Friday’s

After a successful two-month trial run, the popular plant-based Beyond Burger will now be served at nearly 500 recently updated Burger Bars at TGI Friday’s location across the U.S., the chain announced earlier this...

Centuries Old Foods Make Comeback With ‘New’ Vegan Food Culture

“Old-school” plant-based proteins are making a comeback, says the New Hope Network. Foods like beans, tofu, and wheat-based seitan, are reportedly holding their own while big name plant-meat producers Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods...

83% of New York Dairy Farm Workers Are Being Exploited, Says New Report

A new report on the state of New York’s dairy farm workers reveals widespread worker abuse and injury for the struggling undocumented Latin immigrant population. New York's dairy industry is booming due in large part...
Vegan Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Heads to Asia

Vegan Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Expands to Asia

Just how hot, er, should that be cool, are the Ben & Jerry’s nondairy ice cream flavors that launched earlier year? The line is so popular it’s even heading to Asia--Singapore to be exact. That’s...
The Hottest Plant-Based Trends Meet in New Vegan Cooking Show, ‘High Cuisine’

The Hottest Plant-Based Trends Meet in New Vegan Cooking Show, ‘High Cuisine’

What do you get when two chefs are stoned out of their minds and then asked to cook a vegan meal? No, that’s not a joke -- it’s reality. Well, as real as reality...

Tesco Shuts Down 6 Meat Counters Due to ‘Low Customer Demand’

Leading UK supermarket, Tesco announced it will be closing its meat and seafood counter at six of its UK locations due to lack of customer interest, the chain said. Signs posted in the select...

NBA Star Kyrie Irving Says a Vegan Diet is Making Him a Stronger Player

What in the wicked heck is going on in Boston? Not only does Patriots QB Tom Brady have a vegan meal track with meal kit company Purple Carrot, but the Bleacher Report is now...
Vegan Destinations are the 2018 Hot Travel Trend, Says Lonely Planet | LIVEKINDLY

Vegan Vacations to Be 2018’s Hottest Travel Trend, Says Lonely Planet

Planning a big vacation for 2018? Well, hope you’re hungry, because according to the travel guide website, Lonely Planet, vegan and vegetarian travel is the hot travel trend for the coming year. What does a vegetarian...
Bill Gates Urged to Make His 25,000-Acre 'Smart City' a Vegan One

Bill Gates Urged to Make His 25,000-Acre ‘Smart City’ a Vegan One

It’s no secret that Bill Gates sees a pretty vegan future. He’s invested in a few of the leading plant-based brands: the El Segundo, Calif., based Beyond Meat, and the Northern Calif., based Hampton...
Whole Milk Consumption Linked to Prostate Cancer

Whole Milk Consumption Linked to Prostate Cancer Risk, Study Finds

Men suffering from prostate cancer should avoid whole milk, says new research out of the University of California, San Francisco. The research, published in the November 6 issue of the journal The Prostate, found that...