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Inside the Food Tent at Occupy DCnew

What are the demonstrators at Occupy DC eating? Pretty much what you'd expect. "We keep it pretty much vegetarian—vegan, if we can."
Washington City Paper  |  Chris Shott  |  10-17-2011  |  #OCCUPY

Five Ways to Be a Better Locavorenew

Some of us don’t like meat. Or eggs. Or cheese. Or milk. Or anything that’s been cooked. Oh wait, that’s totally not true. But some of us choose not to consume these foods for very good reasons.
Santa Fe Reporter  |  Marin Sardy  |  03-11-2010  |  Food+Drink

How Alicia Silverstone Made Me Vegannew

The Kind Diet is a cookbook, yes, but the first half is dedicated to a surprisingly readable, occasionally affably ditzy, and heartfelt argument as to why one should consider the benefits of a "plant-based diet," which -- unbelievably redundant as it may seem -- is the politically correct way of saying "vegan."
The Portland Mercury  |  Marjorie Skinner  |  10-16-2009  |  Nonfiction

Lean, Mean Meat-Free Bodybuilding Machinenew

Robert Cheeke is a bodybuilder, but he has an even better reason to be proud of his massive muscles--they're made of soy. Cheeke isn't just vegan; he's preaching the good news that eating a plant-based diet doesn't mean being a noodle-armed wimp.
Willamette Week  |  John Minervini  |  07-16-2008  |  Sports

America's Favorite Vegan Cookbook Writer Now Calls Portland Homenew

Isa Chandra Moskowitz's recipes have been a part of vegan potlucks since her first cookbook, 2005's Vegan with a Vengeance. She shares a little about her upcoming book as well as recipes for Quinoa Salad with Black Beans, Pasta Della California and Banana Rabanada.
The Portland Mercury  |  Patrick Alan Coleman  |  06-27-2008  |  Food+Drink

Two Portland Bakeries Say No Eggs, No Gluten, No Problemnew

Bread ain't just bread anymore -- especially if you're part of the city's growing legion of vegans or gluten-intolerant.
Willamette Week  |  Deeda Schroeder  |  06-11-2008  |  Food+Drink

Beat Meatnew

Like most of Cattle Decapitation's material, Humanure's lyrics take vegetarianism to its anti-human extremes.
Riverfront Times  |  Andrew Miller  |  04-02-2005  |  Profiles & Interviews

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