Happy Earth Day everyone!
As you may or may not know, one of the major contributors to climate change is the production of animal products, and if you're going to reduce your carbon footprint one of the best things you can do is reduce the amount of animal products you eat. One way to do that is to become vegan, and while you may not want to change your whole life, rabble.ca is here to give you a chance to try out eating without the animal products.
We've put together the rabble.ca vegan challenge -- join up at the Facebook group. We'll post recipes, information and links to rabble.ca writers who are taking the challenge to write about being vegan between April 22 and April 29. Click here to join.
For those who have been vegan for years, it's simple to avoid animal products in food, but for anyone who is just starting out, the challenge of changing your diet can be daunting. But never fear, this year at rabble.ca we urge you to try going vegan for one week. We'll provide links to recipes, information, and we'll also feature blogs from some of Canada's die-hard foodies, who will talk about why they are taking the vegan challenge.
So never fear, rabble.ca is here to help you try out veganism. We'll start with the basics. You can find great information about going vegan at rabble.ca's Activist Toolkit. Our toolkit curators have put together resources and information for you. Check it out here.
Thank you for reading this story…
More people are reading rabble.ca than ever and unlike many news organizations, we have never put up a paywall – at rabble we’ve always believed in making our reporting and analysis free to all, while striving to make it sustainable as well. Media isn’t free to produce. rabble’s total budget is likely less than what big corporate media spend on photocopying (we kid you not!) and we do not have any major foundation, sponsor or angel investor. Our main supporters are people and organizations -- like you. This is why we need your help. You are what keep us sustainable.
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