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VegFund in San Diego

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Thanks so much to everyone who came to the San Diego VegFest! VegFund was a sponsor. I gave a version of this talk: Embrace and Encourage: Lessons from Three Decades. And met with lots of people at the VegFund table. Hope to meet with more of you in the future! – Matt Ball

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An interesting study on diet and morals

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Do our morals drive our choices, or vice versa? An interesting look at the interaction between ethics and diet – useful to keep in mind for our advocacy!

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An environmental argument to help animals

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Many, if not most, environmental arguments tend to focus on the serious impacts of beef. Although we  see a vegan diet as optimal, most people instead see chicken as being vastly superior to beef (and increasingly cheaper than beef). Any time someone replaces beef with chicken, many many more animals suffer. Here is a great argument that actually helps chicken, from New Scientist (March 21, 2015, p. 44): Such a switch [from chickens to plant-based substitutes] could make a difference to the environment: if we all...

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