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Former Dairy Farms Now Make and Deliver Vegan Oat Milk

Former Dairy Farms Now Make and Deliver Vegan Oat Milk

Refarm'd is helping former dairy farmers to produce and deliver vegan oat milk. The organization targets regions where farmers have shown an interest in transitioning away from traditional dairy. Refarm'd then helps farms move into plant-based...
Suppliers Dump Milk and Eggs As Demand Drops During COVID19

Suppliers Dump Milk and Eggs As Demand Drops During COVID-19

(Updated May 1, 2020) | As demand falls due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, suppliers are dumping excess milk and eggs. Closed restaurants, cafeterias, and businesses are leaving U.S. farmers and food companies with...
The Best Honey Comes From Apples, Not Bees: Just Ask This Farm

The Best Honey Comes From Apples, Not Bees: Just Ask This Farm

A sustainable farm in Suffolk, UK, is making vegan honey from apple juice. Applewood Acres, an organic farm just outside of the village of Bentley, was founded by partners Jo Hull and Dave Carney. The...
Joaquin Phoenix Urges People to Go Vegan In New Billboard Ad

Dairy Farmer Agrees With Joaquin Phoenix’s Oscars Speech: ‘We’re Disconnected’

In response to Joaquin Phoenix's latest Oscars speech, David Finlay, an organic dairy farmer in Scotland, says his industry "can learn a lot from vegans." Finlay made the comments in an opinion piece he authored...
The Oldest ‘Ag-Gag’ Law in the U.S. Ruled Unconstitutional

The Oldest ‘Ag-Gag’ Law in the U.S. Ruled Unconstitutional

The oldest ag-gag law in the U.S. has been ruled unconstitutional. The term "ag-gag" refers to laws that target whistleblowers of animal abuse within the farming industry. The laws aim to prevent undercover filming or...
Former Slaughterhouse Worker Now Saves Millions of Animals

This Former Slaughterhouse Worker’s Story Will Make You Go Vegan

Ex-slaughterhouse worker Susana Soto used to kill chickens for a living, but now she fights for animal rights instead. Originally from Mexico City, Soto was a slaughterhouse worker who killed "thousands of chickens." Now an...

Cow and Chicken Farmers Switch to Growing Mushrooms

Farmers Jennifer and Rodney Barrett raised chickens and cows on their Arkansas farm for 18 years before a realization struck them. Faced with conflicting feelings over the ethics of their business, the couple left...
Dairy Farmer Says Industry Must Adapt to Vegan Demand

40% of Farmers Think Veganism Is the Future

Vegan, vegetarian, and flexitarian diets are "here to stay," a dairy farmer has said. Writing for the Irish Independent, journalist and farmer Darragh McCullough spoke about the rising demand for plant-based food, adding that the...

Pastor Grows Vegetables to Help Community Reverse Diabetes

A pastor in Baltimore is helping undernourished communities across the U.S. grow their own fresh vegetables. With one in three Baltimoreons suffering from obesity, and 12 percent diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, Rev. Heber Brown...
UK ‘Must’ Introduce a Meat Tax to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Says Leading Politician

UK ‘Must’ Introduce a Meat Tax to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Says Leading Politician

Green Party MP Caroline Lucas has urged the UK government to "seriously consider" a meat tax. The MP believes the levy is essential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. According to The Guardian, Lucas' announcement - made at...

NASA’s ‘Veggie’ Is Growing Vegetables for Astronauts in Outer Space

Vegan food development these days really is out of this world. In fact, NASA is attempting to grow crops in space in a bid to provide astronauts with a long-term source of food. The experiment,...
Organic Iowa Farm Traded Dairy Cows for Fruits and Vegetables

Organic Iowa Farm Traded Dairy Cows for Fruits and Vegetables

Rolling Acres Farm, an organic farm located in Iowa, has been committed to producing chemical-free sustainable fruits and vegetables since 1976. As reported by The Daily Nonpareil, the third-oldest and longest-running local publication in the city Council...
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82,000 Vegan Jackfruit ‘Meat’ Farmers to Boost India’s Economy Through Government Subsidy

The northeastern Indian state of Meghalaya has released a proposal for a new effort that would help 82,000 farmers produce jackfruit meat, The Hindi BusinessLine reports. Titled "Mission Jackfruit," the Meghalaya government hopes that the policy will provide...

Global Land Use Would Drop 75% if Everyone Ditched Beef and Went Vegan, Says...

A study published last month revealed the drastic impact animal agriculture has on global land use. The study, which was published in the journal Science, was completed by researchers at the University of Oxford. Looking...

New York City Growing More Local Food With New Indoor Vertical Farm

New York City start-up, Bowery, is making waves in the organic food industry with their use of indoor vertical farming. After raising $20 million in Series A funding last summer, the company is currently...

Dairy Farmers Turn To Growing Hemp Crops Amid Plummeting Milk Sales

For many decades, the New Zealand dairy industry has been considered a key backbone to keeping the economy alive. However, as consumers are ditching dairy at record rates, some farmers are now choosing to...

Agrobiodiversity: How Eating More Vegetables Could Save the Planet

Information surrounding the environmental impact of a plant based diet in comparison to a traditional western diet is just about everywhere. In November of last year, 15,000 scientists from all over the world agreed...
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Ireland Warns Dairy Farming Has Serious Environmental Impact

Aside from the United States of America, every country in the world has recognised climate change and is currently working to fight against it under The Paris Agreement. In an attempt to pinpoint areas that...

More Fruit & Veg Farms Essential to Avoid Post-Brexit Health Crisis, Report Suggests

The picture of a post-Brexit Britain leaves a multitude of concerns that need to be addressed. Among them, is the price of living and how this could impact public health. A London-based think tank has...

70% of Americans Are Uncomfortable with The Way Animals Are Treated for Food

A recent poll conducted by Sentience Institute has revealed some interesting statistics about the US population’s attitude towards animal agriculture and the consumption of animal products. Of the 1,094 adults surveyed, a huge 70% said...
Why David Attenborough Wants You to Go Plant-Based for the Planet

David Attenborough Ditches Meat Claiming The Way We Treat Animals is ‘Depressing’

In an interview with the Radio Times, David Attenborough has said that he has stopped eating meat. Despite his career revolving around animals and the natural world, Attenborough has previously stated that he is not...