Well, friends, we’ve finally reached the end. The final installment of this year’s Do Gooder Gift Guide. It’s been swell sharing these squeaky clean companies with you and yours, refreshing your memory or newly introducing you to the best of the best in compassionate consumerism.
Today’s gift guide, the last in a series of seven, . . . → Read More: P&C’S DO GOODER GIFT GUIDE: PART VII
Welcome to the first installment in a series of gift guides catered to good taste and good doers. Seriously, though, this gift-giving directory is for anyone and everyone, including you! Over the years I’ve become increasingly attuned to the fact that each and every one of us should be doing all we can in support of . . . → Read More: P&C’S DO GOODER GIFT GUIDE: PART I
Brooklyn-based comedian Myq Kaplan is not only hilarious, he’s also vegan, singlehandedly dispelling the myth that animal rights activists lack a sense of humor. Take that, haters. Anyway.
Kaplan, whose name you may recognize from NBC’s Last Comic Standing (where he made it to the final five), was on hand yesterday at Farm Sanctuary’s Walk for Farm . . . → Read More: Comedy Meets Tragedy: A Q&A with Vegan Laugh-Man Myq Kaplan
“Three people. Six weeks. One challenge.” This is the austere tag line for Vegucated, the anything-but-austere latest and greatest in health-related documentaries. Last summer it was the eye-opening Forks Over Knives, all about the lifesaving benefits of adopting a whole foods, plant-based diet. Unlike FOK, however, Vegucated, which just won best documentary at the Toronto Independent . . . → Read More: A Vegucation: Award-Winning Documentary VEGUCATED is Core Curriculum
This past Sunday evening I had the pleasure of partaking in a memorable meal among old and new friends alike. At a candlelit table situated in a shaded residential garden terrace in the heart of the East Village, I dined on delectable vegan vittles, savoring the flavors, the company and the conversation. Not to mention the . . . → Read More: A Seat at the Table: Dinner with True Friends
“It all begins and ends on our plates.” Indeed, the solution’s so simple it’s criminal. A promotional – and emotional – video clip communicated this significant message at Farm Sanctuary’s 25th Anniversary Gala Saturday night. The black tie affair, which took place at Cipriani Wall Street, celebrated this extraordinary animal protection nonprofit, a “…pioneer of social . . . → Read More: Cause for Celebration: Farm Sanctuary Turns 25
Last week Wednesday I had the privilege of attending a pre-release screening of the independent doc Forks Over Knives, which opened in New York on Friday. I’d been smarting a bit because somehow I managed to miss the previous week’s event that actually featured speakers; but I was unexpectedly – and unconventionally – blessed when the . . . → Read More: Must See: Head Over Heels for “Forks Over Knives”