7 Things You Need to See At Vegtoria this Saturday

For the first year, Vegtoria: Victoria’s Veg Fest is taking place on Saturday, July 22 in Centennial Square. Serving as an amazing, pivotal celebration to acknowledge the vegan community and growing culture, Vegtoria celebrates vegan food, community, activism, local vendors, non-profits, music, contests, speakers, and more. These are the places, people, and foods that you Continue Reading …

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

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 …

10 Things All Vegans Love To Hear

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

Feeding That Effing Vegan this Holiday Season

First and foremost, I extend solidarity. We have all been there before: the first meal that you either attended as vegan new to the scene, or the first meal that you prepared in your pre-veg life for the token plant-eater at the dinner table. There are a few of us who have been vegan since 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 …

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.

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 …