To eat a healthy vegan diet you don’t need these fake meats / meat alternatives. But sometimes it’s just convenient, or tasty! And wow lately there are so many new products available in the supermarket, a clear sign that the market for vegan food is growing. The following 10 + vleesvervangers became newly available just in the past few months. The future is vegan! Read more
Plant Power is reaching thousands of people by handing out vegan brochures. We went to one of their actions the other day at Amstel station and spoke to organisor Lise.
Love a stout beer? Guinness finally went vegan! For a long time they used isinglass (derived from fish) in the production process, but they managed to come up with a different way of making it. Please note, draft beer is vegan but bottled Guinness not yet.
Guinness is available on draft at Irish bars in town.
For more info on vegan beer and other drinks, check out Barnivore. 🍻
‘Close all slaughterhouses!’ Impressive outreach action with Bite Back at Dam square the other day, their latest virtual reality project IAnimal plus inspiring interview with co-founder Benjamin Loison about effective vegan outreach.
Just opened at Rivierenbuurt! Two cooks from Restaurant As (located at Beatrixpark) started a temporary restaurant where everything is entirely plant-based, seasonal and local. Three or four course dinner menu. Two days a week, at the location of living room restaurant La Maria. They will be open until the end of September, from the end of August even five days a week!
Open: Sun-Mon 12:00 – 21:00
‘Diervriendelijk Vlees Bestaat Niet’ (‘there’s no such thing as humane meat’) – nuff said! Spotted in Amsterdam-North. Sticker campaign and archive of the way meat is promoted as ‘animal-friendly’, find out more at the website.
A burger – simple in its parts but so satisfying as a whole if done well. Perfect summer food! And wait, tomorrow it’s International Vegan Burger Day! These days it’s so easy to find all kind of vegan burger patties in the supermarket. But even better, the following restaurants have a vegan burger on the menu! Read more
Spotted at Rijnstraat – this sticker of animal sanctuary Stichting Melief! Started by two vegans at a location close to Rotterdam, they eventually moved to Germany (just over the border at Emmen) to be able to expand. They’re taking care of literally thousands of animals! Melief is open for visitors every Saturday afternoon and at the yearly open day, this year on August 27th.
Spotted at Bilderdijkstraat – support sticker for the Free Sven and Natasha campaign. Sven and Natasha are two animal rights activists from Amsterdam who are being prosecuted for involvement in the SHAC campaign, an animal rights campaign set up to close down notorious animal laboratory Huntingdon Life Sciences in the UK. Sven and Natasha are currently awaiting trial in England.
Visit www.freesvenandnatasha.org to learn more.
New – vegan frozen pizza at Ekoplaza! Pizza pesto with vegan cheese and cherry tomato. 😍 First time a pizza like this is readily available in stores in Amsterdam, yay!