#vegansofcolor: Afia Amoako of The Canadian African

Welcome to the second installment of Vegans of Color! This time around I had the pleasure of interviewing the talented Afia Amoako, aka The Canadian African. When she isn’t working incredibly hard in school, she makes amazing vegan Ghanaian food that she shares on her Instagram account and her YouTube channel. She also has a…

Every Privileged Vegan Should WWOOF

As I write this post, I’m halfway through my two-week stay at a homestead organic farm in Southern Maine. I help out with work in the mornings, then have my afternoons free to spend as I please—from exploring downtown Portland to learning how to carve wooden spoons. This work exchange is part of the WWOOF…

#vegansofcolor: Sarah Sullivan of Sarah’s Vegan Kitchen

I’m very excited to announce the first post in my new interview series on this blog, Vegans of Color! The conversation around race and food is an important dialogue to start and continue, as media outlets are still making missteps in representation at every turn. My relationship with my own half-Japanese half-Caucasian identity is nothing short…

5 Healthy and Eco-Friendly Travel Essentials

I’m about to embark on three weeks of travel—heading from Boston to DC to see some friends, and then up north to Maine to WWOOF (do farm/gardening work a few hours a day in exchange for room and board) on a small organic farm. I’m so excited for this trip and am going to posting…