No meat at ‘Noah’ party (Page Six, NY Post):
Where’s the beef? That’s what the carnivores were wondering as they arrived at the Boathouse in Central Park for the “Noah” party.
The buffet tables were loaded with various forms of edible vegetable matter, but there was no meat, fish or cheese — because director Darren Aronofsky is vegan, as was the hero of his biblical epic, as played by Russell Crowe.
Fun fact: Carnivores are animals who can only survive by eating meat. This category does not include humans, who are omnivorous and perfectly capable (in most cases) of being vegan.
Another fun fact: “Edible vegetable matter” is also called, perhaps more appetizingly, “AWESOME VEGAN FOOD.”
If you like me believe that eating local is an important part of being vegan, hopefully you’ve been buying Cayuga Pure Organics‘ locally-produced grains and beans. (We get them at Greenstar Cooperative Market, because we like to support coops whenever possible.)
Well, they had a fire, and now they need help rebuilding. If you believe in a resilient, vegan future for our region, please consider making a donation to their IndieGogo fundraising campaign! It ends on Friday, July 26th.
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Or maybe not, who knows! But this movie does seem to be very convincing to a lot of people. See if it works for you, maybe!
Community screening SATURDAY in Ithaca:
DOVE (Demonstrating Our Values Through Eating) & Club Veg Film Series
FORKS OVER KNIVES: Join the Conversation That’s Changing the Way America Eats
Saturday, April 13th, 7 – 9 PM
At the First Unitarian Society of Ithaca ANNEX Building, 208 East Buffalo Street, 2nd floor, Ithaca
FORKS OVER KNIVES examines the profound claim that most, if not all, of the degenerative diseases that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting our present menu of animal-based and processed foods.
“A film that can save your life” ~ Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
“I Loved it and I need all of you to see it” ~ Dr. Oz, The Dr. Oz Show
“Great movie” ~ Mark Bittman, New York Times columnist
“Convincing, radical, and politically volatile” ~ John Anderson, Variety
Who: Open to the public, childcare available
Cost: FREE (optional desserts and popcorn available for sale)
Reservations: Reservations for childcare REQUIRED by Wednesday April 10th.
Reservations for attending helpful for setup purposes. Reserve by emailing email@example.com. For more information call 272-1126 before 10 PM
Make sure to include your name, number in your party, if you want to reserve childcare (and how many children and what ages).
DOVE & Club Veg planning meeting precedes the movie starting at 5:30. If you would like to get involved with DOVE (Demonstrating Our Values through Eating) an Action Team of the Unitarian Social Justice Council OR Club Veg as a volunteer, come to a meeting for volunteers. Delicious vegan dinner available for $10/each. Reservations required if you would like to order a dinner. See reservation information above.
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Never fear, vegan Easter is sweet! You can get vegan marshmallows and easter candy. You can make Devilish Potatoes (via Mercy for Animals) instead of deviled eggs, dye and hunt for vegan eggs, or make a vegan Easter basket. Start some seedlings for a spring garden or plant a tree or flower bulbs.
Easter is supposed to be a celebration of renewal and new life, and is often celebrated in a very child-centered way. Rather than objectifying and exploiting rabbits, chickens, cows, pigs, and other animals, why not set an example for children that demonstrates our respect for others of all species, and for the earth that we all call home? In the words of William Blake, “For Everything that lives is holy, life delights in life.”
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Somehow the food we ate as kids gets embedded in our DNA. For James Johnston, chef and co-owner of two vegan restaurants in Texas, that presented a problem. He craved Southern-style dishes, heavy on animal products. As exemplified by his vegan country collard greens, his solution was to adapt country-style cooking to veganism.
Photo by David Latt
TODAY only – this just in from Katherine Ludwig on Facebook, via the Ithaca Vegans group:
Hi! I’m writing a short piece about Friday Macro Dinners and I’m wondering if anyone who attends would like to give me a quote about the dinners (how you feel about them or what they mean to you or what they are like) just a line or maybe two. I need it today. If so, Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you! It’ll be in Fresh Dirt Magazine, out April 8.
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These look amazing!
“fat peanut butter patties with a shortbread crust and thick chocolate coating.”
Healthy Girl Scout Cookies: Tagalongs (Healthy Dessert Blog)