Posts By: Kezia Jauron

Kezia Jauron

Pizzas, Calzones, and Focaccia

By on October 13, 2019

Homemade pizza is dinner around here regularly, and something I make frequently for casual dinner parties, girls’ night in, that kind of occasion. Pizza can be as upscale or downscale as you want, depending on the toppings. Foods that don’t

World’s Best Mac and Cheese

By on September 6, 2019

So says world-traveling author, journalist, and speaker Katrina Fox, anyway. In November 2017, Gary and I received an award from DawnWatch, a media advocacy organization encouraging more news coverage of animal issues, for our public relations work on behalf of

Stuffed Seitan Roulade

By on August 28, 2019

Do you make your own seitan? I love it. It’s cheap, forgiving, and you can make enough to last all week. This seitan roulade (roll-up!) is not the technique you’re used to. Raw dough is rolled out thin, prebaked, then

Doing Time with Activist Jan Smitowicz

By on June 17, 2017

Author and activist Jan Smitowicz’s memoir Rebel Hell: Disabled Vegan Goes to Prison exposes the corruption and idiosyncrasy of the American justice system.

Microsanctuary Movement Seed Grants for farmed animal care

By on March 28, 2016

Almost two years ago, we found out about the work of Justin and Rosemary Van Kleeck, who were building a new approach to farmed animal rescue and care. We were so impressed by their philosophy, and so determined to help

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Vegans are Feeling the Bern. And the Clint. And the Trump??

By on February 25, 2016

Recently an animal activist – a Facebook connection I respect – realized she had vegan friends in the U.S. who plan to vote for Donald Trump. You may also know some. Do you quietly unfriend those people? Loudly unfriend those

“In the pit of my stomach, I’ve come to realize, the moment of betrayal is far worse for the humanely raised individual than those raised on a factory farm”

By on October 6, 2015

Six-time Emmy winner Allison Argo has made animal- and nature-themed films (including Parrot Confidential) for more than 20 years, for PBS, National Geographic, and other broadcast outlets. Her work has won more than 100 awards internationally, and exposed worldwide audiences

Top 5 Reasons to Attend the Farmed Animal Conference

By on May 25, 2015

This June 5-7 is the first-ever, first of its kind, Farmed Animal Conference for activists interested in farmed animal rescue, care, and advocacy. The event is organized by Northern California sanctuary Animal Place and takes place at their 600-acre Grass

Street Smarts: Vegan Street’s Marla Rose and John Beske

By on February 24, 2015

Over yonder on our resource page, we said, “If you lived on Vegan Street, you’d want to live next door to Marla and John.” Marla Rose and John Beske are a powerhouse couple in animal rights. Marla is an author

Animal Rights, Films, and Food: Going for the Trifecta with the Animal Film Festival

By on November 14, 2014

Most people are aware that when we’re not keeping up the blog, we’re working in our PR agency that primarily serves animal rights nonprofits/campaigns, documentary films, and vegan foods. Imagine our enthusiasm when the organizers of the Animal Film Festival

Not Your Entertainment: Ethical Veganism and Performing Animals

By on October 8, 2014

People raved about the special effects in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, which meant no actual apes were exploited, and maybe-veganish director Darren Arnofsky was outspoken about why he used almost no live animals in filming Noah. Praise