PETA Doesn’t Get a Trump Card

Cover for PETA and Donald Trump post

Once again, I'm left shaking my head at a PETA campaign, and wondering why more people in the vegan community don't see the importance of considering the implications of single-issue activism. Read More »

Living Vegan in Newfoundland and Labrador

Ryan Patey on Signal Hill in St. John's, NL

I grew up in Newfoundland and Labrador, but it's only in the last few years that it's really started to have some great options for vegans. After visiting there for nearly a decade as a vegan, I thought I should share some of my favourites. Read More »

#TBT | When Another Black Life Becomes a Hashtag

Cover for blacklivesmatter

This is yet another Throwback Thursday that doesn't really go too far. Sadly, it doesn't even go beyond today, and it will apply in the future. However, it's a topic that needs to be addressed, and today is just as good a day as any to do just that. Read More »

#TBT | How a Halifax Burger Told Me Things Were Getting Better

Vegan Burger at Flip Burger in Halifax, Nova Scotia

All it takes is a good burger to make me happy. Of course, in the case of this one burger, it did a lot more that just that. Read More »

Two Years Ago, I Quit My “Real” Job

RyanAir flight from Dublin, Ireland

It's hard to believe how much time has passed since I made the decision to focus on the magazine and be my own boss. Of course, it's also hard to believe just how much has happened in that time as well. Read More »

#TBT | Moderating the “Ask a Vegan” Panel at St. John’s VegFest

Ryan Patey at St. John's VegFest

Last month I moderated my first panel, and I'm happy to say it was in my home province. Of course, it brought up a lot of thoughts and emotions, and I wasn't the only one who felt them. Read More »