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Eleven Madison Park and The Future of Vegan Cuisine

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“I have to ask, how was Eleven Madison Park? Was it worth the money? I read the New York Times review yesterday. Scathing.”  This, from the young woman who sat down across from me on the subway as I was riding home after spending the previous three and a half hours dining at one of New York’s most exclusive restaurants …

All NYC Public Schools Joining Meatless Mondays

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Great news from the Big Apple: All New York City public schools will participate in Meatless Mondays starting in the 2019-2020 school year! The city’s decision was announced by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza, and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams. Meatless Monday is an international effort that continues to gain steam across the …

NYC Mayor and Area Schools Sign On for Meatless Mondays

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The Big Apple is embracing the power of plants. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and 15 schools across the borough of Brooklyn have officially signed on for Meatless Monday! Participating schools will have healthy, all-veg breakfast and lunch menus for students every Monday. Joining the schools’ efforts, the Mayor, First Lady Chirlane McCray and Gracie Mansion will also go …

Will New York Ban Cruel Practice of Force-Feeding Birds?

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Compassion Over Killing (COK) has sent a letter in support of State Bill S1559, legislation that would ban the painful and cruel force-feeding of birds in New York, home to two of the nation’s largest foie gras factory farms. COK writes, “New York is one of the only states in the US where this practice continues, and hidden-camera footage taken by …

Vegan Kids!

Vegan Kids are Sprouting Up Everywhere!

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A growing number of kids are, well, growing up vegan! Polls show that the Millenial generation now makes up 42% of vegetarians and vegans in America – and are carving out their own version of “mainstream” by raising their children with healthier and more humane foods too. This is good news everyone! Last week, the UK’s Guardian featured an article …