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Get into the “Spirit” of Vegan Booze!

Did you know that there’s a good chance you’re drinking animal products with your alcohol? Yep! It’s disturbing for vegans and non-vegans alike! Most of these animal products are used during the “fining process,” which is how alcohol is filtered during brewing. The most common offenders are: Isinglass, carmine, gelatin, egg whites, seashells, honey, milk, […]

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We Have a Right to Know about GMO’s!

Guest Contributor: Ashley Shamus from Global Looking Glass Although California’s proposition 37, the right to label genetically modified foods (GMO’s), did not pass in this past election, it is easy to see that the dedicated supporters are not giving up the fight or losing momentum raising awareness on the issue. Genetic modification is a relatively […]

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Meatless Mondays are Super Fab

The Seed likes Meatless Mondays, and The Seed LOVES Meatless Mondays in the mainstream world! Did you know that Giuliana Rancic‘s online newsletter, FabFitFun, features a weekly vegetarian recipe in honor of Meatless Monday?  This fashionable resource is filled with the latest and greatest in beauty, fitness, diet and wellness, and we agree that plant-based meals […]

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5 Ways to Get Calcium on a Vegan Diet

5 Ways to Get Calcium on a Vegan Diet Contributed by: Alexis Brill Did you know that you have a higher risk of osteoporosis if you consume dairy products, compared to someone who does not? Huh? You are probably thinking I am crazy. And you have good reason. In our society, we were taught quite […]

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Tofu Turkey

3 Fantastic Plant-Based Thanksgiving Recipes

AWESOME RECIPE #1: Cider-Marinated Tofu Turkeys Created by: Hannah Kaminsky Featured In: Bittersweet Looking for a cruelty-free Thanksgiving dish that will blow the holiday crowd’s socks off? Try Tofu turkey. No, not a Tofurkey, but a modest homemade substitution invented by vegan superstar chef, Hannah Kaminsky. Get the complete recipe by clicking on the (decadent) […]

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Altruism Topped with Cinnamon

The Seed would like to extend heartfelt thanks to our good friend, The Cinnamon Snail, for helping fellow New Yorkers in need after Hurricane Sandy’s reign. Last week, this incredible vegan food truck jumped into action and provided meals and electrical charging stations in the most devastated of NYC neighborhoods. So many affected people were […]

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Cheese-less Cheese Curds are Within Reach

Yeehaw! The State Fair is comin’ to town! Fairs typically celebrate a state’s agriculture, industries and history, and they also embrace the creepy tradition of deep-frying questionable items on a stick. But for a community of food enthusiasts, these annual gatherings represent competition, longstanding rivalries and opportunity. Participation in recipe competitions has become a serious […]

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My Domestic Food Activism Mini-Campaign

Minnesota = Land of 10,000 lakes, challenging winters, and a substantial helping of meat and potatoes. As a vegan, the transition back to my home state of Minnesota has forced me to become more resourceful and creative after spending years in the veg-paradise that is New York City. I moved from a metropolis filled to […]

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Veganism Takes the Twin Cities by Storm!

Not only is veganism entering the mainstream’s consciousness through celebrity news coverage, environmental reporting, and advancements in the foodie world, but veganism has also shifted into center stage at tradeshows and large-scale events across the nation. Who knew??? Actually, The Seed knew, and we’re pretty pumped about it. I recently had the honor of attending […]

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Q and A: Sarah Gross of Rescue Chocolate Saves Lives Sweetly

Sarah Gross, founder of Rescue Chocolate, will be showcasing “the sweetest way to save a life” at The Seed! Come visit her booth filled with delicious vegan chocolates, and learn how 100% of her net profits are donated to animal rescue organizations. QUESTION: How long have you been vegan, and what was the motivation behind […]

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Q and A: James Costa Believes That Vegans Are Heroes

James Costa, director of the acclaimed documentary, Lunch Hour, will be available for a Q & A session with the audience following the film at The Seed. Attend the first public screening of Lunch Hour in New York City at 2:30pm on Saturday, June 16!     QUESTION:How long have you been vegan, and what […]

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Welcome to The Seed!

We could not be more excited. In just over a month, we’ll be opening the doors of 82Mercer, the most beautiful event space in Manhattan’s fashionable Soho, and welcoming our guests. And whether they’re vegan, veg-curious or thoroughly veg-skeptical, they are going to be in for the surprise of their lives. Eating, and living, vegan, […]

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