Imagine feeling so offended and enraged by people opting to lead a carnivorous lifestyle that you got out of bed, bought a pumpkin and persisted on devouring it raw outside a BBQ food festival. Go on, just dwell on that for a second.
On April 1st, Rich Landau stepped out of the kitchen at Vedge, the Philadelphia restaurant which he co-owns, wearing an apron and wielding a carrot and a carving knife.
When most people think of the word vegan, they think of food. In reality, veganism is a lifestyle that tries reduce cruelty, improve the environment, and reduce suffering to people and animals. Two reasons people want to try veganism is because the want to improve their health or they care about animals. People that stay vegan learn about all of the benefits including health, impact on the environment, and saving animals eventually. If you are not ready to embrace the vegan lifestyle, you can still enjoy some of the benefits.