I recorded this for Turning Wheel's 2012 food justice series in response to the ad I saw while walking down University Ave in Berkeley CA this summer 2012...
Just another reminder that an infant in the USA can like raw greens and 'healthy' foods. I say USA because most people in the USA claim that kids 'naturally' won't like vegetables. Just get them started early. Eva Luna is 11 months old and sees me drinking green smoothies every morning. Generally, babies want to do what their parental figures and older siblings do.
Extended Deadline: Brotha Vegan and Alternative Forms of Black Masculinity: New Sistah Vegan Project Anthology
You can email me your abstracts (approximately 2 paragraphs) at the email address sistahvegan(at)gmail (dot). Com
Click on the above video to hear about Brotha Vegan , the sibling to Sistah Vegan book.
This anthology isn't only about veganism. It's actually critical perspectives and arts coming from a black male vegan consciousness.
New Sistah Vegan Project Webinar:
Beyond "Cruelty-Free": A Critical Race and Decolonial Approach to USA Ethical Consumption
Date: August 18, 2012; 10:00 am - 12:00 pm PST.
Webinar Cost: $30
Pre-requisites: Though all are welcomed to enroll, this class is for beginners who are curious about how race, class, and ableism operate within consumption philosophies. Open-mindedness and willingness to listen to ideas about privilege and power that is silenced in the mainstream vegan and alternative healthy foods rhetoric is also required.