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Opinion | Veganism is not the only means of conscious consumption

Opinion | Veganism is not the only means of conscious consumption

By Julia Kreutzer, Senior Staff Columnist February 19, 2020
We need millions of conscious consumers — we don’t need a few thousand vegans.
Column | Veganism is not one-size-fits-all

Column | Veganism is not one-size-fits-all

By Leah Mensch, Staff Columnist January 10, 2019
No matter its health or environmental benefits, veganism is not a practical lifestyle for many Americans, and nobody has the right to shame anyone for their dietary choices.
Eating to help the environment

Eating to help the environment

By Emily Pinigis, Staff Columnist November 13, 2018
A recent U.N. report on climate change shows we have only a couple of decades before we feel the serious effects of global warming. It’s more crucial now than ever to make environmentally conscious decisions — and those start on your plate.
Located on Meyran Avenue, Sree’s Foods is a quick-service, family-owned restaurant that serves homemade Indian food. (Photo by Sarah Connor | Contributing Writer)

Sree’s Foods serves up Indian cuisine in Oakland

By Sarah Connor, Staff Writer February 15, 2018

Nestled next to Peace, Love and Little Donuts on Meyran Avenue sits a small, family-owned shop selling homemade Indian food. A colorful sign hanging from the top of the building reading “Sree’s Foods”...

Danielle Rue serves up new plant-based options at Market Central.
Daniel Pomper | Staff Photographer

New vegan options pop up in Market Central

Nestled next to the salad bar in Market Central, a new eatery is serving plant-based options out of a cart borrowed from the basketball court of the Petersen Events Center — and it’s attracting vegans,...

Ian Flanagan | Culture Editor

Going vegan your first year

By Lexi Kennell / Staff Writer May 31, 2016

After studying countless documentaries on animal agriculture, the environment and our bodies, I decided to make the leap to veganism. And I’m not the only one. A Vegetarian Resource Group study found...

Courtesy of B52

B52: vegan cafe boasts ample options

By Megan Bray / Staff Writer May 24, 2016

Around 8:30 a.m., B52 Cafe, Lawrenceville’s newest vegan cafe, was still relatively empty. I began the excursion with a half pot of their green tea, brewed fresh and served in a stainless steel pot....

Amazing Books and Records opened up a new store on Meyran Avenue in Oakland.  Mason Lazarcheff | Staff Photographer

Vinyl meets vegan at Amazing Books & Records

By Rio Maropis / Staff Writer January 20, 2016

Oakland’s newest commodity won’t be the first in the neighborhood to house books and records under the same roof — but it will be the first to add a vegan cafe.  It’s a quiet, rainy day, with...

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