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 Summer of Vegan: BBQ + Camping 101

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  We have all been that person at the summer BBQ. Carrying an extra tote bag full of stocked Tupperware containers, we meticulously arrange our food on the side while everyone gets to dig into the main spread. Usually the token Veggie Platter offers some opportunities for us, followed by the inevitable slew of questions Continue Reading …

Big Macs + ‘ Booch: We’re Going to Vegan Paradise || The VBFF 2016 Preview

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In two days, The Vegan Project team departs for Portland, to visit the annual Vegan Beer + Food Festival. Originally launched in LA, the Festival highlights the best of the region’s ” craft beer, wine, ciders, kombucha, cold brew and craft sodas.” The top vegan food carts, trucks, vendors and restaurants are expertly curated, and supported 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 …

Meet The Contributors: Erika Renfrew

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Over the next few weeks, we will be introducing our new group of Contributors, joining The Vegan Project from a wide range of backgrounds, experiences, professions, and locations. As The Vegan Project grows in conjunction with a renowned popular interest in veganism and plant-based culture, we welcome these new members, connections, and stories.

The Vegan Project Panel Series 1 || Preview

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” Knowledge is like money: to be of value it must circulate, and in circulating it can increase in quantity and, hopefully, in value.” || Louis L’Amour

Confessions of a Cruelty-Free Convert: Part 1

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In The Vegan Project’s collective piece on New Years’ resolutions (http://www.theveganproject.com/resolve-this-2016-the-vp-team-resolutions/), my number one resolution at the top of the list was: Shift over to 100% cruelty-free and (preferably) local, natural beauty products and cleaners. A sub section was resolution two: continue the quest (and find a winner) for a natural, cruelty-free, deodorant that actually works. We’re talking Continue Reading …

Gluten Free Polenta Stuffing

Gluten Free Polenta Stuffing

If you’re gluten intolerant and vegan you’ve probably given up on the possibility of a mound of savoury stuffing atop your holiday dinner plate. Polenta is a gluten-free alternative that, when cooked and left to cool, can be cubed for stuffing just like bread, making it a perfect vessel for Mom’s savoury stuffing flavours.