HOW MUCH LAND DOES IT TAKE TO FEED A VEGAN?

field with sunrise

Ok, I’m going to be honest here. I don’t actually know all that much about land use. I’m sure you’re shocked. But there’s always a last-ditch effort from meat-eaters to defend their right to eat meat by saying we need cows to improve the land. And that there’s not enough land to grow all the … Read more

DO WE NEED LIVESTOCK TO FERTILISE CROPS?

pig

Is manure the best fertiliser? Maybe not the best, but it’s free, we have lots of it, and we need to do something with it. I can’t tell you that needing animal poo is propaganda from omnivores because…we might. I mean, we’ve never had a vegan world before. There is an argument that suggests that … Read more

EVERYTHING VEGANS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT IRON

bowl of cereal and spoon

What is iron? Iron is a metal – actually, it’s the most common metal on earth. Fancy. Although it’s usually in the form of iron ores, as opposed to pure iron. You yourself, an adult human (I assume) contains about 4 grams of iron. Well done. It lives mostly in your blood and liver. Why … Read more

EVERYTHING VEGANS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CALCIUM

glass of milk and cookies

Calcium is something that seems to be synonymous with dairy products. We didn’t have the ‘Got milk?’ campaign in the UK, but we did have to drink room temperature (bleugh) milk at breaktime because it was full of good goodness and NECESSARY to help us grow big and strong. I was 5’8″ by the time … Read more