"I'm passionate about animals and their lives and freedom... and the fact that animals do not belong to us. We have no right to treat animals the way we do." - Peter Egan
The Vegan Extremist will be hitting the streets of Toronto in May to serve Indian and Thai-inspired dishes. Toronto's first fully vegan food truck The Vegan Extremist will debut May 14 at the Veggie Fest Hamilton. The truck specializes in curries and will serve classic Thai and Indian dishes such as vegetable korma, samosas, chana masala, and carrot halwa with cashews and raisins. Owner Jeffrey Merkel fell in love with curry at age 12 on a trip to Singapore and dreamed of opening a vegan food truck ever since. Since announcing his intent to hit the streets, Merkel—who wears vegan combat boots to capture his “Vegan Extremist” aesthetic—said the social media attention has been booming.
Veganist - Lose Weight, Get Healthy, Change the World by Kathy Freston
Filled with compelling facts, stories of people who have improved their weight and health conditions as a result of making the switch, and Q&As with the leading medical researchers, Veganist concludes with a step-by-step practical guide to becoming a veganist... easily and gradually. It is an accessible, optimistic, and illuminating book that will change the way you eat forever. No less delicious, still hearty and satisfying - just better for you and for all.
Animals deserve rights, regardless of how they taste or how convenient it is to experiment on them. Like humans, animals are capable of suffering and have an interest in leading their own lives. They are not ours to use for food, clothing, experimentation, or entertainment.
As an activist, you can educate people in your community and positively affect their attitudes and lifestyles. You just need the desire to generate positive change and to believe that your voice and actions matter...