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Behind the lines: Happy Kreter

Happy Kreter Picture

Happy Kreter is a long-time friend of mine, and also most likely the first vegan I ever met. At the time I thought it was interesting, and I respected his choice enough to try and be vegan while he was on tour in Halifax. Read More »

Behind the lines: Vida Vegan Conference

janessa-jess-michele

Get to know the three ladies behind one of the best vegan things to be happening this year, Vida Vegan Con. If you don't know what that is, or you have yet to buy your ticket, now is your chance to find out plenty of reasons why you need to be in Portland this August. Read More »

SOS from the vegan strip-mall

The long road to Portland

I'm not sure how many of my readers are from the Portland area, but I figured I would post this anyway as it deserves as much coverage as it can get.

SOS! (sweetpeabaking.com)

With the feedback I have been getting from vegan-friendly businesses over the past month or two I know that this blog for help could not be more true. Read More »

Portland, OR (Aug 2011) or Bust!

As if Portland did not have enough great vegan things going on, some fine folks have decided that the city needs at least one more thing to lure us all there: Vida Vegan Blogger Conference I’m happy to say that they are doing a great job at just that, and I am amongst those who […]

Best NA veg cities: Winnipeg represent?

PETA’s North American city rankings So, I’m not surprised at all to see Portland in the number one spot for the States, and I guess seeing Vancouver as the best in Canada shouldn’t drop any jaws. However, I have to say I’m surprised at how the prairies make their way on the list. Calgary beats […]

Annual let live conference announced

Annual Let Live Conference I’m thinking of heading to this one. I need to attend more festival things this summer. Any one else thinking of going? I need more Voodoo donuts…

A Little Help From My Friends?

So, I thought it may help if I posted the tour schedule here in case you have suggestions for the spaces we currently have yet to figure out. We're looking for venues that are capable of holding a great music show, and if they happen to be veg*-friendly that is a definite plus. If not, I think we'll be friendly enough to make up for it. Read More »

One small step…

Just created three events pages for the T.O.F.U. Facebook page. That's about a tenth of the way to being done... why don't I just work 9-5 like everybody else? Read More »

Pre-tour panics

I’m not sure how I feel right now about the tour. Some parts of it are moving along nicely, but other parts are dead in the water. I understand Calgary being a tough city to crack, but where is Portland in the mix? And Vancouver? These two fine vegan cities have to have something for […]