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Becoming Vegetarian - a personal story by psychologist, Elizabeth Hurry

Becoming Vegetarian - a personal story by psychologist, Elizabeth Hurry

I grew up on a traditional mixed family farm in the 1950s and 1960s, and loved all the animals we kept – cows, pigs, poultry, horses, dogs, and cats. From a very early age I would help my Dad feed and bed down the animals. They grazed in the fields in summer and lived in the roomy traditional...
Kris Townsend - Why I am Vegan

Kris Townsend - Why I am Vegan

Kris Townsend Kris has been working as a Director of the Natural Health Clinic in Bristol, a Director of a schools mental health and character education programme called Engaging Minds and the MD of an independent record label called Reel Me Records. Over the last 2 years he was also a co-founder...
Costa coffee’s Vegan cake bar is just one small step towards vegan variety in chain-store choices

Costa coffee’s Vegan cake bar is just one small step towards vegan variety in chain-store choices

By guest blogger Emily Oldfield Viva! nurtures young people who are enthusiastic about promoting animal and vegan issues; and as part of this programme we have invited Emily Oldfield, 20 of Burnley to be a guest blogger. Emily is a copywriter and freelancer, with plans to finish a degree in English...
Animal cruelty still continues as ‘entertainment’

Animal cruelty still continues as ‘entertainment’

By guest blogger Emily Oldfield Viva! nurtures young people who are enthusiastic about promoting animal and vegan issues; and as part of this programme we have invited Emily Oldfield, 20 of Burnley to be a guest blogger. Emily is a copywriter and freelancer, with plans to finish a degree in English...
International Campaigns are Vital... Viva! the kangaroo

International Campaigns are Vital... Viva! the kangaroo

When Viva! recently again exposed the conditions of factory farmed pigs, mothers incarcerated, piglets trapped in cages and the awful abuse of these wonderful animals - no one accused Viva! of being speciesist. But when we fight for the kangaroos, a tiny minority voice that accusation. It is they,...
Why milk is a feminist issue
What goes on behind the closed doors of the modern intensive dairy farm? And why should it be a feminist issue? By Dr Justine Butler, Senior Health Researcher & Writer, Viva!
Interview: A Life of Activism with Viva! Founder and Director, Juliet Gellatley

Interview: A Life of Activism with Viva! Founder and Director, Juliet Gellatley

Juliet Gellatley, Founder and Director of Viva! has been at the forefront of plant-based activism in the UK for decades. In this interview she discusses her history as a campaigner, raising Vegan children and the future of Vegan advocacy in the UK.

Interview with Juliet Gellatley


Listen to Juliet Gellatley explain why she founded Viva!

 

 

Juliet Gellatley on Health Hub Radio

Full legth Interview on Health Hub Radio with Tim Barford from vegfest, Juliet Gellatley founder of Viva!.

 

Viva!’s Incredible Vegan Roadshow comes to Portsmouth this weekend!

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Local 80 year old vegetarian supporter will be opening the show

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The Dairy Industry is Revolting!

The Dairy Industry is Revolting!

Why are dairy farmers looking to increase milk production in an industry that is in decline? Should we be calling a halt to subsidies which would be better-placed helping farmers move over to growing arable crops? This week cows were taken into a supermarket by angry dairy farmers protesting...
Coconut oil… the best of a bad bunch?

Coconut oil… the best of a bad bunch?

Dr Justine Butler, Senior Health Researcher and Writer for Viva!Health looks into the health claims made for coconut oil and finds that although not as bad as butter and lard, polyunsaturated fats from vegetable oils are still healthier. Coconut oil is big news; featured in TV adverts, health...
Grants + Dinners to your door + veg-friendly travel + care homes that care. Viva! – in collaboration with Vegetarian for Life – can offer some amazing help and support for older vegetarians and vegans. By Amanda Woodvine, director, Vegetarian for Life...