Vegan Holidays: Helping Humans, Animals, and the Earth at the Same Time

This time of year, many of us are thinking about gifts as well as year-end giving. But it’s important to make sure your donation or gift-giving reflects your values! Here are some animal-friendly and earth-friendly suggestions, and some reasons why you might want to avoid some other charities, if you too love animals and the environment.


Veggie Nutrition: Two Lectures at Cornell

Thursday, Nov 11th
Statler Auditorium
Cornell University Campus

Free and open to the public

Breakthroughs in nutrition have prompted what many are expecting to be the most inspiring talk of the season. Gain some momentum towards a healthy body weight, disease prevention, and feeling better- don’t miss this event!

Dr. Campbell’s lecture is entitled: The Promising Future of Nutrition (From 3:00-4:00)

Dr. Esselstyn’s lecture is entitled: Resolving the Coronary Artery Disease Epidemic -Making Yourself Heart Attack Proof (From 4:00-5:00)

There will be a Q&A session immediately following Dr. Esselstyn’s lecture from 5:00-6:00

Ithaca Freeskool VIDEO: Trap, Neuter, Release with Kristin

Click to watch the Ithaca Freeskool Distance Learning video: Trap, Neuter, Release with Kristin

If you can help out with TNR in your community, please post a comment! Let’s make some connections. More activists are needed to help feral cats and adoptable kittens, before the winter comes and makes it even harder for them to survive.

SLIDESHOW: Vegan Ithaca in photos!

Photos can be a great way to show folks how delicious and fulfilling a vegan life can be. If you tag them well so people can find them easily, you can even get them featured in the news or on websites.

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If you have photos of local vegans, potlucks, vegan food, animal rights activism, and so on, consider adding them to our Vegan Ithaca photo pool on Flickr. You can add a limited number of photos to Flickr each month for free, or if you’re a photo geek like me, you can pay a small fee for a pro account. We welcome your images – post away, and tell your photographer friends!

Cayuga Heights deer issue on national TV!

Tonight marks a watershed moment in the struggle to protect Cayuga Heights’ deer residents from their annual slaughter:

Tune into CNN’s Headline News on CNN’s sister network, HLN, tonight at 7 PM EST, when co-founder James LaVeck will be interviewed on “Issues with Jane Velez Mitchell”.

Our congratulations to the dedicated activists of! Thank you folks so much for your hard work on behalf of our deer neighbors.

If you haven’t yet signed the petition, please do it now – it only takes a moment.