Our food and animals :: What should I think about?

How our choices impact animals Food. It’s an essential part of life, and one many of us take for granted. Recently I had a fleeting moment where I actually considered the journey my meal had endured in order to get to my plate. It hit me unexpectedly, and...

Vegetarian vs Vegan :: What’s the difference?

Vegetarian… Vegan… The words sound and look familiar – they must have something in common? If you’re a novice in the whole area, here’s the lowdown on what they are and what it means to your diet! In one sentence, the big difference is...

How to be vegetarian in a meat-eating household

When I was a teenager I had the desire to be vegetarian, but I thought it would be too hard and inconvenient for those around me. My first real foray into not eating meat was when I lived alone at uni – easy. I’m now married and have been living with my husband...

So you love animals… But you love to eat meat?

So you love animals, but you also love to eat meat? If you’re someone who appreciates and has respect for animals and our natural environment, but who also eats meat as part of your regular diet, you’re not alone. In fact (based on my limited circle and experience)...