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EATKINDLY Delicious Food for a Better Future

Leading a kinder life begins with the food on your plate. Here’s how to eat, cook, and consume with consciousness.

Food is like the internet. That’s what Jane Velez-Mitchell—the host of new Amazon Prime vegan cooking show “New Day, New Chef”—believes. According to the journalist, presenter, and activist, vegan food isn’t a trend, but an evolution. The vegan movement may seem a little new and scary to some, but 16 years ago, so did Facebook. […]
NASA scientists at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida were recently treated to a screening of “The Game Changers.” The vegan documentary was produced by Academy Award-winning director James Cameron. The 2018 documentary explores how athletes are able to compete at the top of their game without meat for protein. Its producers include former bodybuilder and […]
(Updated January 16, 2020) | A new British reality television is making people think twice about the food on their plates. “Meat the Family” looks at the ethics of eating meat by forcing families to choose between eating their pets or becoming vegetarian. The show is described as a “social experiment.” It recruits four meat-eating […]
The holiday season is the perfect time to cozy up with these top 21 movies for animal lovers. From animated classics like Bambi to new favorites like Frozen 2, these are our top picks for heartwarming movies that the whole family can enjoy. Annabelle’s Wish (1997) is a Christmas story of friendship between a talking […]
Updated November 28, 2019. A new documentary investigating meat and the environment has aired on the BBC. Presented by Liz Bonnin, “Meat: A Threat to Our Planet?” explores the climate crisis and the contributing role of the meat industry. Many scientists now acknowledge the connection between the meat industry and climate change. Last year, the biggest-ever […]
A new Sunday morning vegan cooking show starring BOSH! is coming to ITV. Henry Firth and Ian Theasby — cookery book authors and the founders of recipe site BOSH! — will host the new show called “Living on the Veg.” The 10-part series is produced by Rock Oyster Media. Many already know Firth and Theasby […]
A new film aims to unearth the secrets of Canada’s fur trade. “The Farm In My Backyard” holds a magnifying glass to the environmental and animal welfare concerns of fur production in Nova Scotia. Canadian photojournalist Jo-Anne McArthur made it her mission to tell the story of the world’s “invisible animals” in 2003 when she […]