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Why Vegans Should Care About the 2018 Farm Bill

Whose interests are we putting as priorities with the Farm Bill? This piece explores the 2018 House and Senate Farm Bill proposals and their potential impacts.

The Quaint Pennsylvania Town that’s Surprisingly Vegan-Friendly

This past weekend, I had the pleasure of visiting an absolutely adorable small town in Pennsylvania. Not quite 30 miles from Philadelphia, the old mill town of Phoenixville is today home to just over 16,000 residents (according to the 2016 census). I had no clue what...

Starbucks Quickly Responds to Consumer Demand to Eliminate Plastic Straws

Well, that was fast. Starbucks responds to consumer demand and eliminates plastic straws. Starbucks: Walking the Walk Whether you're a fan of Starbucks or not, you can't really argue with their success. They are a company with world-wide reach. They have almost 30,000...


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Crunchy Vegan offers real value by capturing the latest news, knowledge, products, and experiences that make vegan living both easy and enjoyable. As a collective of inspired movers and shakers, Crunchy Vegan envisions a world without suffering or exploitation—and we’re forging the path ahead.


Without Compromise or Sacrifice

Yet, there’s no need to sacrifice who we are or what we love when embarking on a path toward veganism. Through veganism, people are unearthing their most authentic selves, honing their ethics, and living compassionately. As we cultivate kindness and tread gently on this Earth, we continue to radiate the vibrant individuality within us all.

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The Glow Life Podcast and the Crunchy Vegan Gal

Recently, I was presented with a wonderful opportunity to join Martina Fink on her new podcast, The Glow Life, to talk about my experiences with Veganism. I loved the conversation we had and I think we touched upon some pretty important subjects. Listen...

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Vegan Travel in Toronto

After a recent girls' weekend trip to Toronto, Canada, I just keep dreaming of the yummy food and the great experiences. It was a great visit and I can't wait to go back to this vegan-friendly city! The Crunchy Vegan Toronto Travel Plan Where to Stay: 3 Nights in a...

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Battle of the Smartwatch

Recently, I was given the opportunity to test out a few pieces of wearable technology. I had already been wearing the Fitbit Alta for about a year when Verizon presented me with a chance to try the Fitbit Ionic and also an Apple Watch Series 3 smartwatch—and so began...

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Hungry for Vegan Chocolate

“I had to come out! Baltimore doesn’t get many events like this!” This sentiment, shared by one gleeful shopper at the Charm School Chocolate Spring Pop-Up Shop this past weekend, is echoed throughout Baltimore’s vegan community. Folks here are hungry for more vegan...

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Fare-Well 2017 | Best Vegan Meals of 2017

Well, 2017 sure was...something. Honestly, it was a bit challenging for me. But I'm happy to say that the challenging experiences were punctuated by delicious meals. It was another year of good eatin'! Last year, I summarized the 16 best vegan meals of 2016, focusing...

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