10 Things All Vegans Love To Hear

#ThingsVegansHear: Introducing a collection of my personal favourites, gathered from online interactions, conversations, and (very) memorable individuals.

Vegan Brunch in Vancouver: Bandidas Taqueria

Vancouverites take their brunching VERY seriously. The array of mid-day bites in this city, usually paired with a Mimosa or a Caesar, are plenty and top notch. For us vegans, the options are growing rapidly, but there are a few pioneers that have been doing it right for years now, and should not be overlooked. Continue Reading …

Basic But (Basically) The Best: Top 5 Ways to Get Your Pumpkin Spice Fix

Towards the end of summer in Vancouver, we begin to see the posts. Usually, they are signalled by the seasonal shifts of Starbucks cups and marketing focuses; and their role in introducing (and promoting, extensively) the infamous Pumpkin Spice Latte. The incredibly speed at which the “PSL” not only hit the market, but influenced an entire Continue Reading …

Why I Call Myself Vegan *Not Plant-based

  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.

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

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

“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

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

” 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

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 …

Vegan Vancouver: The ‘hood Guide

For Vancouver-based veg folk, we know a lot of the ins-and-outs when it comes to dining as a vegan in the city. We can find the special spots in any particular neighbourhood, immediately know which menu to reference, and are well aware that sometimes, the smallest or most unassuming places are the true gems. For Continue Reading …