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A plant-based Thanksgiving potluck held yesterday at the University of British Columbia (UBC) attracted an estimated 400 guests. The massive vegan Canadian Thanksgiving potluck was co-hosted by Vegans of UBC and Meatless Meetup, which claims to be the largest meat-free dining group in the nation. According to local news source CBC, the meetup offered up […]
Nearly 70 percent, or about two-thirds, of U.S. college campuses offer vegan meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, according to a new report released by international animal rights organization PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals). For the past five years, the organization has been keeping track of the availability of on-campus plant-based meal […]
A new vegan meat and cheese charcuterie program has launched at Rice University, Texas. Developed by Roger Elkhouri, the senior executive chef of the university’s West Servery, the new program is the first of its kind in the U.S. Created to inspire more students to try plant-based foods and to encourage more student interaction, the […]
An on-campus vegan dining hall has opened in time for the new semester at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT). Local news source The Star Edmonton reports that the new eatery, called Square Root, serves a wide variety of plant-based dishes ranging from go-to cafe fare like avocado toast, Mediterranian-inspired stuffed sweet potatoes, sandwiches, […]
Student demand for vegan food choices has led the University of Waterloo, Ontario, to almost completely veganize a campus restaurant called Frsh. Noting the increasing requests for plant-based options, Gordon Cooledge, the executive chef for UW Food Services, decided to “make a place that’s dedicated only to vegan and vegetarian so that it’s always reliable, they know that […]
Scientists at Loma Linda University, a Southern California-based health sciences school, are seeking participants to eat avocados every single day – and get paid for it. Loma Linda University is looking for 250 people to help determine whether moderate consumption of avocados can aid weight loss. For the past two decades, the school has conducted dietary intervention studies […]
A vegan frozen yogurt machine is coming to the Purdue University campus in Indiana. Engineered by students, the FroYo Xpress machine will serve smooth, customizable, and dairy-free frozen dessert. Whilst Purdue boasts a multitude of dining choices, few cater to those with specific dietary needs such as lactose intolerance, or to those who choose to follow […]

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