Initiated by animal rights organisation Bite Back and supported by Dutch vegan society Nederlandse Vereniging voor Veganisme and development ngo Plenty Food comes this awesome vegan ad campaign! Accompagnied with the hashtag #kiesvegannu (‘choose vegan now’) the posters show the consequences of the consumption of meat and dairy products for animals and the planet. The website encourages people to inform themselves and to join the vegan challenge! Read more
A classic! ‘Eating animals’ sticker added to a STOP traffic sign. Spotted At Jan Van Galenstraat.
Ali Sadiq, who is vegan himself, ran a stall selling vegan samosa’s at the Van der Pek market at Amsterdam Noord for a year. With icecream parlour Het Ijsboefje closing for half a year he took his chance and is renting the space for the season, running his pop-up Vegan Snack Shop. The east of Amsterdam doesn’t have a lot of vegan / vegan-friendly places (especially not compared to the western part of town) so this is a welcome addition! Read more
Veganism encompasses more than just food. Did you know that most condoms contain casein (from milk)? At Condomerie they sell vegan condoms etc. from various brands! They’re a specialised condom shop, located at the super central Warmoesstraat.
Vegan condoms are also available at Vega-Life in town.
Mon 11:00 – 21:00
Tue 11:00 – 18:00
Wed-Sat 11:00 – 21:00
Sun 13:00 – 18:00
Spotted at Ceintuurbaan. Twist at the prominent ads of a foundation asking attention for ALS disease.
‘Ik ben inmiddels overleden. Sponsor de verwerpelijke vleesindustrie niet’ (‘In the meantime I died. Don’t sponsor the objectionable meatindustry’).
Davelaar Jodenkoeken turn out to be vegan! Literally translates as ‘jew cookie’ the story goes in their current form they were first baked by a Jewish baker. But originally created at the end of the 19th century already! They are a typical Dutch cookie and well-known by everyone.
Davelaar informed Vegan Wiki that the vitamin D3 is no longer added although at the moment it still says so on the package. Oh and no worries, that ‘boteraroma’ is synthetic! Find them at various supermarkets.
Self-build nomadic space experimenting with (self) sustainability. Urban farmers, chefs, engineers and artists teamed up to create this space, with the idea to be able to move it again to other unused plots of land in town. The current location is right next to the former ING offices on the westside of Westerpark. Read more
Vegan icecream is easily available these days. Icecream makers in Amsterdam are intentionally creating delicious vegan flavours and also supermarkets and other stores offer a range of brands. Even newspaper NRC is noticing a trend! So be on the lookout for the following icecream options. Read more
Yay!! Juicebrothers x Van Leeuwen opened a (temporary) location at Schiphol! 🍦 Which means you can get that popular vegan icecream also when taking a flight or changing trains. Van Leeuwen is a Brooklyn-based icecream maker who are collaborating with local juicebar Juice Brothers. In this icecream booth they have nine different flavours, all vegan. The ‘honeycomb’ icecream is vegan as well as the cones! Read more
Obsessed with pizza? 🍕 But tired of getting a disappointing Pizza Marinara at that pizza place? Vegan pizza is not hard to find in Amsterdam, if you know where to look for it. Some months ago a vegan pizzeria opened up in town, more and more pizza places are putting vegan versions on their menu and there’s even vegan pizza in the supermarket! Read more