Eco-Vegan Gal News
Los Angeles, June 18th, 12 - 1pm: Christina Ross of PatisseRAW will be sharing a few recipes at Whole Foods Venice. Please remember to R.S.V.P if you plan on attending. If you can't make it, check out her delicious food at Fruit Gallery (1 Westminster Ave Venice). She has partnered up with this juice bar and cafe offering a raw vegan breakfast, lunch & desserts!
Las Vegas, October 14-16: Green Girl Music & Arts Festival - helps raise awareness in the community about the need to green our environment by reusing, repurposing, reducing and recycling, and at the same time empower women in the arts. The festival will feature local as well as touring musicians, artists, dancers, poets, Informational boots, demonstrations, presenters, educational exhibits and vendors.
The Unconventional Harvest ~ author Nathan A. Winters rode a bicycle across America to discover first-hand why our food system had grown to be unsustainable, and to find alternative solutions. He traveled into the homes and communities of organic, conventional, urban and Amish farmers and community organizers.
Animal activist friend Ron Prasad is supporting an animal charity through his new book WELCOME TO YOUR LIFE - simple insights for your inspiration & empowerment. For under $20 US, you get the book and some bonus gifts from other personal development experts.
While flipping through TV (something I rarely do) I came across a show on TLC entitled Freaky Eaters: Addicted to Meat and I had to see what it was about. I only caught the tail end of the show, but saw enough to get the picture - the story centered on a guy in his early twenties that was heavily addicted to meat, never had vegetables (seriously?) and though looked good on the outside was in bad shape inside. Some doctors intervened, introduced him to broccoli and red peppers for the first time (!) and he's slowly incorporating them into his diet. Not quite a vegan message, but was an interesting extreme and it was nice to see doctors discussing the negative health effects of eating meat. Check out the trailer: