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Veganic Agriculture (or Lierre Kieth is Full of Manure)

Stéphane's vegetables

Despite the abundance of evidence against Keith's book, one thing that stuck with me was her argument about farming's inability to truly be a vegan endeavour. Even when labelled organic, there can be plenty of issues with how your vegetables are grown, and in a lot of cases, the methods are not truly vegan. Read More »

Behind the lines: Stéphane Groleau

Stephane Groleau and his vegan accordion

Although I have never actually met Stéphane, we have corresponded over the past couple of years about several vegan things. An active member of the vegan community in Quebec, as well as an organic farmer, Stephane was kind enough to write two articles ("Agriculture et Veganisme" & "The World's First Vegan Accordion") in the current issue of the magazine. Read More »

WikiBeaks: Battery cage chickens on live webcam

Known as Anonymous for Animal Rights, and based in Tel Aviv, Israel, the group has been able to install a live webcam inside a battery cage in an egg facility. Read More »

Larsen’s cuts Berwick, Nova Scotia pork jobs

Wait, so first we kill far more pigs than normal because of a Swine Flu scare, and now we're going to start trucking the little guys from Nova Scotia to Ontario because the plant in NS could not "source" enough living animals to continue running, but Larsen has contracts to honour? Read More »