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Tag Archives: the vegan society

In the fifth of this series, Dr. Roger Yates of the Vegan Information Project, continues with his account of some of the vegan social movement pioneers. Here is an account of the contribution of Kathleen Jannaway towards the vegan cause. The present over-industrialised system degrades people to machine...
In the fourth of the “And If You Know Your History...” blog series, Dr. Roger Yates of the Vegan Information Project, takes a look at some of the women pioneers of the vegan movement: Elsie (Sally) Shrigley, Dorothy Watson, Fay Henderson, and Eva Batt.   In the patriarchal...
Part 2 of ‘And if you know your history...’ In the second of a series of essays, vegan since 1979 and former animal rights prisoner, Dr. Roger Yates, looks at how veganism as a social movement emerged and developed with the focus on accounts of the individual pioneers of the vegan...
In this blog, Plamil Foods managing director Adrian Ling is interviewed by VegfestUK manager Tim Barford. Adrian chats to Tim about The Vegan Society’s vegan trademark, and a little about the vegan movement, eco-friendly packaging, as well as future plans for their well established vegan...
One of the benefits of following a vegan way of life is that it leads to more sustainable and environment-friendly food production. Permaculture – the development of food ecosystems intended to be sustainable and self-sufficient – has been hailed as one of the many solutions to food...
One of the UK’s original hemp companies Yaoh has played an instrumental role behind the growth of the vegan market in the UK over the last two decades. Not only does Yaoh boast a wide range of vegan hemp bodycare and food products, bearing the Vegan Society Trademark, which are only available...
Tim Barford, VegfestUK manager, looks briefly at the current issues regarding Intersectionality within the UK vegan community, in his short 15 min vlog. Some of you may already be familiar with the recent issues surrounding a guest blog written by Julia Feliz, author of Veganism in an Oppressive World,...
Thanks very much to everyone who cast their votes at our latest poll on the most inspiring vegan campaign of the year in 2017... thanks too to all the campaigning groups involved who have devised some excellent vegan campaigns over the past 12 months to get more people to go vegan, live vegan and stay ...
Over the past decade or so, there have been a great many vegan campaigns which captured the imagination of the public and turned many vegan and convinced many others to move towards a plant-based diet as a result... 2017 definitely didn’t disappoint in terms of the quality and quantity of vegan ...
In this guest blog, Jasmine Owens from V for Life writes about a pleasant weekend spent running the Mature Zone at VegfestUK London 2017.   The Mature Zone is widely considered a place of sanctuary amid the hustle and bustle of VegfestUK. With established and up-and-coming speakers, as well as the...
In the run-up to the UK’s first vegan Trade Show VegfestUK Trade at Olympia London on Friday October 20th 2017, vegan chef and cookbook author Tony Bishop–Weston takes a close look at options for Vegan plant-based dairy free desserts on the market. Trade and Media professionals can register to ...
In the run-up to the UK’s first vegan Trade Show VegfestUK Trade at Olympia London on Friday October 20th 2017, Tony Bishop–Weston takes a close look at Vegan plant-based dairy free cheese alternatives, and market analysis. VegfestUK Trade will be open for free registration for Trade and Media ...
In the run-up to the UK’s first vegan Trade Show at Olympia London on Friday October 20th 2017, Tony Bishop–Weston takes a close look at Vegan Meat and Fish Alternatives, Plant Based Proteins, Meat Free Market Facts and Statistics. Tony Bishop-Weston Vegan is consultant development chef with...
Over its past 14 years of existence, VegfestUK Bristol is renowned for its carnival atmosphere on the historic Bristol Harbourside adorned by some special headline musicians. But one integral component holding this community event together has got to be the educational talks and cookery demos which have...
VegfestUK Trade 2017, the UK’s first dedicated vegan Trade show, has seen over 40 stalls booked and a number of excellent mentions in the media, since bookings went live in the last week of March.   With coverage in VegNews Magazine, Food & Drink International as well as Cost Sector...
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