Indy VegFest Set for Aug. 6

INDIANAPOLIS — Indy Vegfest is fast approaching. The annual event is slated for Aug. 6, 2023, at Gainbridge Fieldhouse, 125 S. Pennsylvania St, the newly-renovated home to the NBA’s Indiana Pacers and WNBA’s Indiana Fever. Though few details have been released by organizers, exhibitor registration is now open through the link below. General Info: […]

Crooked Ewe Revamps Vegan Menu

Crooked Ewe is a plant lovers staple in the Michiana area! They recently revamped their vegan menu. Enjoy the scenic St. Joseph River with hand-crafted pints and gourmet, vegan pub fare. The brewery is also kid-friendly, offering upstairs family dining. Downstairs is 21 and over, with a 10BBL brewery on site.       

Transformation Update: Michael Pound

As I prepared to write this update on my year as a vegan, I looked back at my transformation story in the July newsletter and realize I feel even more strongly about changing to a plant-based lifestyle. “So, now I am a dedicated vegan, discovering the enormous variety of food possibilities that don’t involve animals. […]

Transformation Story: Connie Dobson RN, BSN, CCRP at Goshen Heart and Vascular Center

Hi! I am currently the RN clinical coordinator for Goshen Health Cardiopulmonary Rehab and the program manager for the Ornish Lifestyle Medicine Program. My nursing career began 20 years ago at Elkhart General Hospital, where I was able to spread my wings and experience bedside nursing, eventually moving into management and director positions I learned […]

Connection, accommodation at the heart of Roselily’s vegan menu

A coconut cheesecake, with blueberries and pecans, is one of several vegan dishes created by Chef Eamonn McParland and staff at Roselily in South Bend. SOUTH BEND — Roselily “wants to have something for everyone.” Beyond the yellow brick at 701 S. Main St., just at the edge of South Bend’s downtown, awaits one of […]

Transformation Story: Dana Labrum

Growing from Vegetarian 1976 to Vegan 2017 July 31, 1976 — Madison, Wisconsin The day I became a vegetarian. I woke up that Saturday morning and said to myself, “I can feel better!” This, after a BBQ cookout the night before. Overnight and immediate. I changed my diet.  My cooking. My lifestyle. I got ahold […]