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Review: Vegans are Cool

T.O.F.U. magazine contributor, Raquel Moreno, checked out a new collection of writings from vegans around the world entitled Vegans are Cool. Find out whether or not the book is as good as its subject matter suggests in our first blog review. Read More »

I will not live in a vegan bubble

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The recent PETA campaign, like so many before it, is causing a split in the vegan community, as well as other activist groups. Here at T.O.F.U., we're taking our stand on one side of the line, but we're sad to see that many vegans are on the other side. Read More »

PETA: The awkward uncle at the vegan family dinner

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PETA's newest campaign is just too much to justify brushing veganism's strange uncle's statements off by talking about how great the brussel sprouts are at the family dinner. Read More »

T.O.F.U. and the Community

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As we've said before, one of the best things to come out of the shift to digital has to be the fact that we can now support other people and organizations by doing a little bit more than posting about them here. Read More »

UK MPs vote to ban wild animals in the circus

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We're obviously not experts on politics in the UK, but it seems like something rather good has happened across the Pond recently. Despite pressure from people within the government to back a licensing structure for wild animals in circuses, MPs from all parties voted unanimously against the notion and pushed instead for a complete ban on wild animals in the circusRead More »

“We may be slow, but we’re not stupid.” Right?

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“The only answer can be denial,” argues Paul Gilding, the veteran Australian environmentalist-entrepreneur, who described this moment in a new book called “The Great Disruption: Why the Climate Crisis Will Bring On the End of Shopping and the Birth of a New World.” Read More »

UN urges major changes in global diet

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The fact that the UN would conclude that a meat-free diet would help curb our effects on the environment should not come as a surprise to many of you, but I do suggest looking into the research further. Read More »

Forks Over Knives makes its way across North America

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Forks Over Knives is slowly making its way across North America this month, and it has been gaining plenty of attention previous to this. Although there are no planned showings here in Newfoundland, we're happy to note our friends in Halifax, Toronto, Montreal and plenty of other places can check it out for us. Read More »

Bananas: A slippery slope

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You know that feeling you get in the pit of your stomach when you're grocery shopping and something seems too good to be true? Like a mango for less than a dollar, or a handful of kiwis for less than your bus fare? There's a reason for that. It is too good to be true. Read More »

Vida Vegan Con excitement is growing

It seems like so long ago that the lovely ladies of Vida Vegan Con invited me to be a speaker at the first annual vegan blogging conference in the herbivore mecca of Portland, Oregon. In fact, I think we've put out at least two issues of the magazine since the first email! Read More »