Five Documentaries That Will Get You To Try Veg

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Are you curious about trying a vegan diet and looking for that final push to give it a shot? Are you already vegan, but looking for a documentary to recommend to your veg-curious friends? Here are our top five documentaries to inspire you or your friends to Try Veg. Cowspiracy Cowspiracy focuses on the environmental impact of animal agriculture both … Read More

Beyond Meat Launches Vegan Chicken Tenders 

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Big news: Beyond Meat has unveiled its newest product, vegan chicken tenders. Largely known for its Beyond Burger, the company has also branched out to create meat-free alternatives including meatballs and sausages. Beyond Meat’s number-one competitor, Impossible Foods, has matched Beyond’s efforts with its line of beef products. However, Beyond is creating serious differentiation as they venture into the world … Read More

Top Five Misconceptions About Fish & Seafood

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The aquaculture and fishing industries have have historically flown under the radar with regard to animal cruelty as many people don’t think of fish as animals like cows or pigs. However, with the recent release of the groundbreaking documentary Seaspiracy, and an overall growing concern for climate change and ocean protection, the truth about these industries is beginning to come … Read More

Five Myths About Dairy–Busted

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From just about birth, most of us are told that we have to drink our milk to grow big and strong. In children’s books we see happy cows being milked in big red barns by caring, overall-clad farmers. But what if we’ve been lied to this whole time?  If you’re ready to open your eyes and learn the uncomfortable truth … Read More

All Moms Need Your Love on Mother’s Day

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Mother’s Day is a special holiday that offers an opportunity to express our love for our own moms and compassion for all mothers, including those who sadly spend their lives on factory farms: mother pigs, mother cows, and mother chickens.

Eleven Vegan Pantry Staples and Where to Buy Them

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Going vegan means overhauling your pantry just a little bit — with delicious vegan staples. It’s easier than ever, with plenty of vegan versions of the foods you already know and love. Below are some of our go-to pantry staples that we just have to have at all times, including delicious ingredients like “nooch” that might be hard for a new vegan … Read More

Vegan Documentaries on Netflix Right Now

Whether you’re looking for a little motivation or hoping to share the vegan message with your friends and family, a documentary or film is a great way to start. There are few better ways to steel your resolve to make a change than impactful stories, moving footage, and information on how and why. Netflix is always changing its lineup, so … Read More

No Fish in These Delicious Dishes

Fish are incredible animals. They show affection, can multitask, and some even use tools. They also feel pain and suffering, just like other animals. So let’s keep our finned friends off our plates. Ocean ecosystems are facing many threats from overfishing to pollution to habitat destruction and more. Luckily, it’s easier than ever to help save the sea by choosing … Read More

7 Deliciously Vegan Chicken Recipes

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With more and more vegan options available, it’s easier than ever to be better to birds by leaving them off our plates! Every year, the poultry industry calls September “National Chicken Month” in hopes to boost slumping sales at the end of grilling season. Here at TryVeg we’re totally on board with a month honoring chickens, but we do things … Read More

Rescued Calf and His Human Friend are Inseparable

Stop what you’re doing and get ready to witness an adorable friendship that knows no species: Mike (the cow) and Dan (the human) are an inseparable duo. Dan McKernan, founder of Chelsea, Michigan’s Barn Sanctuary, met Mike when a local farmer surrendered the eight-week-old calf due to medical issues. Mike was taken in by the sanctuary crew with an array … Read More

6 Easy Ways to Choose Compassion in 2018

A new year means you’ve got 365 new, fun chances to help make the difference you want to make in the world! When it comes to living a more compassionate lifestyle, 2018 is the perfect time to start making some easy changes that can help make life better for all animals. And we’re here to help! Here are some fantastic ways … Read More

10 Easy Ways to Spread the Vegan Love This Holiday Season

Time is ticking, the holidays are in full swing — and you’ve only got a limited window left to soak up the seasonal spirit and spread the love. After all, isn’t that what this time of year is all about? So, if you wanna spread compassion and cheer for ALL, we have some ideas for ways to introduce people to … Read More

These Rescued Goats Will Make You Melt

Goats are incredibly awesome animals. These intelligent creatures are playful, quirky, and tons of fun. Let’s just say they’re cool “kids.” And despite being subjected to horrible abuse for meat, dairy, and even cashmere — these special animals are just as intelligent as dogs — and just as able to form strong emotional friendships with human beings. So for your viewing pleasure, and … Read More

Consider These Fascinating Facts About Turkeys!

Turkeys are smart, sensitive, and curious birds. They’re simply full of personality and feathered swagger! Sadly, nearly 300 million turkeys are slaughtered each year  — around 46 million for Thanksgiving alone. But you can stand up for turkeys and all animals when you sit down to your holiday meal, simply by leaving them off your table. Consider these amazing facts: Turkeys know each … Read More

4 Sanctuaries You Should Visit This Fall

Fall is a quintessentially popular season for a reason. It’s peak time for pumpkin spice lattes (dairy-free of course!), vegan leather boots — and eye-popping foliage everywhere you look. Honestly, is there anything more beautiful than miles of maples? But if you live in a climate that bears more green than orange, red, and yellow— autumn is the perfect time to pay a … Read More