We too went to Portland!

We found Portlandia!

It seems everybody has been busy writing about Vida Vegan for the past couple of weeks. At this point, there’s very little left unsaid about the convention itself, I think, so I’m mostly going to just talk about our trip to Portland (there will be a Gastronomy Trip follow-up soon and possibly a separate restaurant review or two. Stay tuned). So, Portland. Here’s... Read More

Vaute Couture Fall and Winter Fashion Show


I went to the Vaute Couture fall and winter fashion show on February 6, 2013. Leanne put out some amazing, beautiful clothes. There were a lot of vegan celebrities there including, Jasmin and Mary Ann from Our Hen House, Chef Chloe Coscarelli, Joshua Katcher from The Discerning Brute and Brave Gentleman, Victoria Moran from Main Street Vegan, Danielle Konya from Vegan Treats, and... Read More

The Seed: A Vegan Experience


On Saturday, June 16th, Lydia and I attended The Seed: A Vegan Experience at 82 Mercer in the hopping Soho district of NYC. Instead of your typical vegetarian food festival, Erin Red, et al., made sure this gorgeous loft was teaming with vegan companies! In addition to companies peddling their wares, we were treated to speakers on two different stages as well as a screening room... Read More

The Seed – Ticket Give-away!


If you’re a regular From A to Vegan reader you know we love going to vegan events, trying new vegan products and eating good vegan food. We like it even better if we can do all that under one roof. We can hardly wait for The Seed – a vegan experience, a whole weekend of vegan everything coming up on June 16 & 17 in NYC. It’s going to be vegan cloud nine for... Read More

Gene Baur Speaking Tour Comes to PA

photo by Derek Goodwin for Farm Sanctuary

On Sunday, December 4, 2011, Gene Baur visited Doylestown, PA as part of Farm Sanctuary’s 25th Anniversary Speaking Tour. After hearing him speak earlier in the year, we knew we wanted to have him come to our area. This took some planning because we wanted to make sure we provided a great event for everyone in attendance. That morning, we hosted Gene for breakfast at Sprig &... Read More

Jasmin Singer at Walk for Farm Animals – NYC 2011

With Jasmin Singer & Marianne Sullivan - Our Hen House

Jasmin Singer is an activist, writer, and Scorpio living in Manhattan. Along with her partner, Mariann Sullivan, she is the co-founder of Our Hen House, a central clearinghouse for all kinds of ideas on how individuals can make change for animals. With both a daily blog and a weekly podcast, Our Hen House identifies opportunities, reports on successful activists and enterprises,... Read More

Gene Baur at Walk for Farm Animals – NYC 2011

Gene Baur

Gene Baur is the co-founder and president of Farm Sanctuary. Gene holds a master’s degree in agricultural economics from Cornell University. He has conducted hundreds of visits to farms, stockyards and slaughterhouses to document conditions, and his pictures and videos, exposing factory farming cruelty, have been aired nationally and internationally, educating millions. He... Read More

Farm Sanctuary Walk for Animals – NYC 2011


On October 23, 2011, we went to New York and participated in Farm Sanctuary’s Walk for Farm Animals. This was the first one for Mauro and I but James and Chris’ fifth. It was a much bigger event than I anticipated and so inspiring to see so many people participating in this wonderful cause. One aspect I really enjoyed, aside from the location, was that it wasn’t... Read More

ThanksLiving event, Whole Foods Market Devon

More food at the ThanksLiving table

On Saturday, October 15th, our Bucks County Vegan Supper Club partnered with Char Nolan and Whole Foods Market Devon for our ThanksLiving event. When we met Char back in August, we had spoken to her about plans we had for our Supper Club. We had wanted to plan a holiday event and wanted to call it ThanksLiving (after the Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary event) since it would be animal... Read More

Fund Raiser for Vegan Outreach

James, Chris, Lydia, and Mauro at Vegetarian Summerfest 2011

Hi From A to Vegan fans! We’ve launched an IndieGoGo campaign to raise funds for local vegan events we’ll be having in Bucks County, PA late fall of 2011 through spring of 2012. The funds are needed to rent venues for movie screenings, vegan speakers and other vegan themed events; order vegan starter kit literature to hand out at the events; pay for movie screening licensing... Read More

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