Archive for October, 2008
The Boston Vegetarian Food Festival is coming up this Saturday. Here’s a full list of speakers and their bios: 10:45 AM вЂ” Vegan Travel Tips and Q & A with Sarah Kramer Cookbook author Sarah Kramer Sarah Kramer combined her love of cooking and her love of animals to become a world-class vegan cookbook author [...]
There’s a lot going on this weekend. There’s the Annual Boston Veg Food Fest on Saturday (facebook event) and the Maple Farm Open House on Sunday (facebook event) which is also where the Worcester Vegan Meetup is having their November lunch. Exciting, huh? The Boston Food Fest is going to rock. It happens every year [...]
RealWorcester.com now has a list of their Top 5 Vegan-Friendly Restaurants in Worcester. Check it out.
This week’s issue of Worcester Magazine (Oct 23-29, 2008) has a number of pleasant surprises. Mike Benedetti from PieandCoffee.org (and occasional VegWorcester.com blogger) criticized this week’s issue of being ignorant of internet culture, but I think he might agree with me that the WoMag staff may have redeemed themselves by doing such a great job [...]
The voting is now open for this year’s most veg friendly college competition. The bad news is that not one school in Worcester made it into the finals this year. The closest colleges that did make it, geographically speaking, are Wesleyan in Middletown, Connecticut and University of Rhode Island in Kingston, RI. Yale and Brandeis [...]
Steve Baer published a rather persuasive article in the InCity, urging people to vote Yes on Question 3, the ballot initiative that would ban greyhound racing in the entire state of Massachusetts. Greyhound racing truly is a cruel industry. From Steve Baer’s article: … Between January 1, 2002 and June 30, 2008 there have been [...]
Ever seen a TED talk? They’re pretty rad. They pull together people from all across the spectrum to talk about technology, entertainment and design. T.E.D., get it? So the TED folks just posted a 17 minute talk given by Dr. Dean Ornish entitled, вЂњHealing and Other Natural Wonders.вЂќ Dr. Ornish emphasizes the need to promote [...]
Sweet! Next month’s vegan meetup is coinciding with Maple Farm Animal Sanctuary’s 3rd Annual Open House. This open house is sounding more and more like it’ll be a rocking good time. Remember, it’s on November 2, from 1pm to 5pm.
Vegetarians are a pretty diverse group. Some people are vegetarian for animals, some for the environment, some for their health and some for religious or cultural reasons. It’s a diet and lifestyle with a long secular history, as well as a religious history and a number of ethnic groups have vegetarian traditions. There are Christian [...]
Maple Farm Animal Sanctuary is having their 3rd annual open house pretty soon. It’s on November 2 at the farm in Mendon. That’s about a 20 minute drive from Worcester. From MapleFarmSanctuary.org: 3rd Annual Open House Sunday, November 2, 2008 1:00 – 5:00 pm at Maple Farm Sanctuary, 101 North Ave Mendon, MA Please [...]