s Vegan Feminist Agitator blog has gotten a makeover! In order to keep
it growing alongside our growing business, the blog is now called
the Vegan Street Blog. But don't worry. It's stll packed with the same Vegan Feminist Agitating wisdom and wit of Marla Rose. It will just be a little more closely integrated with our other work.
Twenty Signs of Progress in Twenty Years: This Evolving Vegan World...
On February 1, 2015, my husband and I will
have been vegan for 20 years. As much as I know how the world has
changed dramatically since we first wondered if we were going to be
able to survive without cheese and ice cream, it’s difficult to convey
the magnitude of it because the improvements have been so dramatic and
so extensive. You know in The Wizard of Oz when things went from
black-and-white to color? After her initial shock, this new world
probably became normalized to her and it’s kind of like that for us
longtime vegans but part of us will always feel like the displaced
Dorothy, too, in stupefied awe of how far we’ve traveled. Read the whole story
10 Questions: Foodie edition with Jason Wyrick
Wyrick owes his life to veganism and he is paying it back. As someone
who was probably well on his way to an early death, Jason discovered
veganism in 2001, which helped him lose more than 100 pounds as well as
reverse his diabetes. Jason developed some impressive culinary chops
along the way, learning how to cook the food he was now eating, even
eventually teaching the first vegan class at the famous cooking and
hospitality school Le Cordon Bleu and co-authoring a best-selling book
with Dr. Neal Barnard.
Read the whole story
On Not Being Afraid of the V-Word
"We seem to be at a crossroads as our movement matures and grows. As
this happens, we are all guessing rather blindly at how to be best
received. I am saying right here, though, that I will always be an out
vegan. I will never hide who I am - too late for that anyway - because
I fear that it might make someone else feel uncomfortable."
10 Questions, Vegan Rockstar Edition, with Dianne Wenz
With a background in the arts and graphic
design, Dianne Wenz was drawn to the vegan lifestyle when she felt her
own health transformed after she gave up meat and animal products.
Today, she is a Holistic Health Counselor through the Institute for
Integrative Nutrition, Vegan Lifestyle Coach through the Main Street
Vegan Academy and Plant-Based Nutrition Specialist. Dianne coaches
people from across the country to help them improve their health and
well-being, and she guides people make the dietary and lifestyle
changes needed to go vegan. Read more.
2013, 2014, Vegan Street