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New York Charity Is Bringing Vegan Meals to Brooklyn’s Homeless

New York Charity Is Bringing Vegan Meals to Brooklyn’s Homeless

New York-based charity Chilis on Wheels is working to bring vegan meals to homeless people and families in need living in Brooklyn. Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams has loaned the group a working space in...
Brooklyn’s Vegan Sol Sips Is Feeding Black Protesters for Free

Brooklyn’s Vegan Sol Sips Is Feeding the Black Community for Free

Brooklyn-based vegan restaurant Sol Sips is giving free meals to New York City’s Black community. The restaurant's 23-year-old founder, Francesca “Sol” Chaney, launched Black Supper, a free food program that provides plant-based meals to the...
Brooklyn Government Gives Families Free Vegan Meals Amid Coronavirus

Brooklyn Gives Families Vegan Food During Coronavirus Lockdown

(Updated March 25, 2020) | The Brooklyn government distributed free vegan meals to families in need over the weekend.  On Saturday, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams joined animal rights organization Mercy for Animals (MFA) and...
Black VegFest: A Dream Coming True

Black VegFest: A Dream Coming True

(This article was originally published in 2018.) Black VegFest is coming back to New York this summer, presenting what may be one of the most exciting events addressing veganism. Black VegFest will arrive Saturday,...
New York City May Have Its First Vegan Mayor in 2021

New York City May Have Its First Vegan Mayor in 2021

New York City might soon have its first vegan mayor. Vegan Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams has announced that he is running for mayor of NYC during the 2021 elections. The news follows last week's...
New York City Indoor Farm Grows Organic, Vegan Mushroom Meat in Brooklyn

New York City Indoor Farm Grows Organic, Vegan Mushroom Meat in Brooklyn

New York City's first and only organic farm, Smallhold, grows only mushrooms. Smallhold was founded by former college friends Adam DeMartino and Andrew Carter, who gave up their jobs to see their vision of "hyper-local produce" come to...

Brooklyn’s First Vegan Pizza Shop Sells 1,500 Slices a Day

Since opening in 2016, Brooklyn's first-ever vegan pizza shop Screamers has proved to be a hit. According to Go Dairy Free, the pizzeria now serves more than 1,500 slices of its plant-based pies per...
Brooklyn Entrepreneur Erick Castro Is Teaching People 'How To Be Vegan in the Hood’

This NYC Entrepreneur Is Teaching People ‘How to Be Vegan in the Hood’

Entrepreneur, restaurateur, and Queens native Erick Castro, best known by his Instagram moniker "How to Be Vegan in the Hood" is on a mission to teach others how easy it is to eat plant-based, even...

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams Urges Constituents to Go Vegan With 10-Day Challenge

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams is encouraging his constituents to ditch animal products with a new vegan challenge. The challenge, named "Jumpstart Your Health 10-Day," asks members of the community to adopt a plant-based diet...
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Brooklyn Neighborhood Pitches in to Help Vegan Restaurant Sol Sips After Robbery

Sol Sips, a Brooklyn-based vegan restaurant, has managed to reopen just two days after a robbery with the help of the local neighborhood. Writing on Instagram, 21-year-old founder Francesca "Sol" Chaney thanked members of the...

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams Presents Vegan Cardiology Program

Vegan Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams will present a special talk on the relationship between diet and cardiovascular disease later this month. Called "Nutrition and CV Disease: Taking the DIE Out of DIET," the event...
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Vegan Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams Launches Plant-Based Lifestyle Medicine Program

The office of vegan Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams has announced the launch of a new preventative medicine program at Bellevue Hospital, the oldest public hospital in the nation. Called the Plant-Based Lifestyle Program, the...
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Jon Stewart Helps Farm Sanctuary Rescue Goats From Brooklyn Subway Tracks

Two goats who many speculate to have escaped from a local Brooklyn slaughterhouse were given a new sanctuary home by Farm Sanctuary with the help of former "The Daily Show" host Jon Stewart and...
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New Brooklyn Preschool, the Peaceful Path Collective, Embraces Vegan Diet and LGBTQIA+ Community

A vegan preschool that promotes kindness to all living beings is set to open this fall in Brooklyn, New York. The holistic preschool is called "Peaceful Path Collective." It encourages young minds and families to...
NYC's Avant Garden to Open Second Upscale Vegan Restaurant

NYC’s Avant Garden to Open Second Upscale Vegan Restaurant

Avant Garden, an upscale vegan restaurant located in New York City's East Village, will be opening a second location in the hip Brooklyn neighborhood of Williamsburg. Reported by Eater NY, the new location will feature...
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21-Year-Old Opens Vegan Restaurant to Prove Wellness Isn’t Just for the Elite

A new vegan restaurant just moved into Brooklyn, one of New York City’s up-and-coming restaurant hubs. But instead of following the neighborhood's hipster dining scene and charging $10 for a green juice or $16...

Vegan Entrepreneurs Bring New Vegan Cheese Brand to Brooklyn

Brooklyn, New York, has a unique new vegan brand to boast about: RIND Vegan Affineur. Born through a collaboration between two vegan serial entrepreneurs, this artisanal vegan cheese is about to disrupt the dairy and...

Civil Rights Activist Shaun King Announces He’s Gone Vegan

Social justice activist, and journalist, Shaun King, has made the switch to a vegan diet according to his Facebook page. King, who is the Senior Justice Writer for the New York Daily News, informed his...

15 US Schools Take Meatless Monday Pledge

'Meatless Mondays' will be implemented at 15 schools in Brooklyn next year. Five public schools in the city already serve vegetarian meals every day of the week. Children at the school collectively decided that they...