Ever thought about
trying a vegan diet?
World Vegan Day
World Vegan Day (WVD) – are you thinking about becoming vegan? WVD has been celebrated since 1994 and did you know it also heralds the start of World Vegan Month.
Veganism is a great alternative to eating meat, which we can only get by killing animals! Furthermore, vegan farming can help us to banish world hunger – it helps protect water reserves, fertile lands, and cuts out greenhouse gas emissions.
Did you realise that forests are destroyed not only to provide sources like wood and paper – but also so animals have land to graze from and growing crops to be fed from?
So what’s happening on November 1st? Well this year WVD is hoping that a record number of people will pledge to try ‘plant based eating’ at least for one day. But, there are other pledges that you can take so why not visit the website for more information about how you can take part in a meat free diet.
Much emphasis is on utilising World Vegan Day to celebrate a shared for the issues surrounding food and a respect for animals. Young businesses will be getting involved in the conferences and events of the day, which are described as being 100% vegetable!
In previous years the ‘Compassionate Living Fair’ has taken place in Edinburgh. With over 700 people attending the day’s events, which included themed activities, free herbalist sessions, hair wraps and of course food to encourage you to try a vegan diet!
Keep checking out the WVD website for up all the to date information on what’s going to be happening on the day! But whatever, you’re planning, why not try a vegan diet for a day on 1 November – there is such a huge variety of foods on offer that you can cook up and feast on. Or, if you don’t want to cook your own meal check out your local vegan restaurant and let them do it for you!