Lifestyle

Vancouver’s First Vegan Spa: Introducing Willow’s Wax Bar

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Many folks who are new to the world of vegan, or those that explore any component of it, may assume that the term is only applied to the choices we make in the kitchen, the ones that determine what we eat, what we drink, what we put into our grocery baskets, and what lines our Continue Reading …

Why I Call Myself Vegan *Not Plant-based

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  I have some qualms about the term “plant-based”. Though we have seen a few versions of the term in discourse, for the sake of consistency in this piece, I am going to remove the quotations and use the hyphenated spelling.

The Top Ten 10 Vegan Eats || PNE 2016

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It has arrived, boys and girls, and it has returned with a vengeance. Annually, the Pacific National Exhibition (PNE), graces Vancouver to wrap up our summer season, running this year from mid August straight through to Monday, September 5. Featuring a wide range of entertainment, rides, family features, music, live shows, tarot card readers, games Continue Reading …

Festival Eats’n’ Treats: The July Edition

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Welcome to the July edition of the *new* Vegan Project guide to eating all things veg at Vancouver’s summer festivals and events! This is a quick reference guide which offers a minimum of 3 vegan-friendly spots within walking distance of each event site. Note that all businesses we have included below are not 100% vegan, Continue Reading …

The Vegan Project Beauty Bar || Veg Expo 2016

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“Cruelty is one fashion statement we can all do without.” ~Rue McClanahan. Fashion and beauty are central subjects in the current vegan discussion, as plant-based food and nutrition moves into the forefront of contemporary discussion. We introduce The Vegan Project Beauty Bar: a project which explores how we can incorporate ethical, animal-friendly choices into the beauty, Continue Reading …

Kale & Right Crosses: Plant-Powered Boxing

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Photo- Guy Roland In Spring 2014,  I began training and fundraising as a contender in Aprons for Gloves. Affectionately referred to as Aprons, AFG was founded in 2012. Based within the DTES, the Aprons for Gloves Boxing Association is a non-profit organization focused on providing community outreach through boxing. “ The organization was developed by Continue Reading …

MEGATRONIC! Power Cookies by John Cooper

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Our dear friend John Cooper is one of the main men behind Cuchillo, one of our local favourites boasting many veggie/vegan menu options. Unbeknownst to us until recently, he is also a cookie connoisseur.

Eat a Pumpkin Cocoa Cashew Butter Bar, help a cow!

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Earlier this year, The Vegan Project was involved with a project organized by the team at Mino Valley Farm Sanctuary, a rescue group based in Spain that supports abandoned and abused farm animals.

Glory, glory, hallelujah! A 3-Day Juice Cleanse

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The words “juice”, and “juicing” meant something very different several years ago. In particular, if I think of juice consumption when I was young, the only thing that existed for me when I heard that word were beverages of the Sun Rype Variety (primarily orange and grapefruit.) Fast-forward to a few years after the juice Continue Reading …

The Vegan Project Does Veg Expo 2014

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Well it’s another exciting week for The Vegan Project as we’re now just one week away from Vancouver’s first annual Veg Expo!