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The moment I stopped eating meat

After I made my Vegan Evolution video, I realized I had left out an important story – the moment I stopped eating meat! Watch this short video to learn about the pivotal moment in my life when I went from being a meat lover, to never eating meat again. the moment i stopped eating meat […]

VIDEO: My Vegan Evolution

Thanks so much for the encouraging comments and emails about my confession video! I have another one for you here – it’s 25 minutes long but I hope it’s interesting. I’ll make the next one shorter. Vegan Evolution from Ari Evergreen on Vimeo. This video is about my vegan evolution, so you get to hear […]

VIDEO: I have a confession

Want to see a vegan cry? Here you go. This is the first time I’ve ever made a video like this. Yesterday I did something I deeply regret; this is me repenting. I’ve never been this honest and open before, about how I feel about animals, so it’s a little scary, but I think it’s […]

Please don’t support sweatshops

If you’re vegan, if you’re a human rights activist, if you care about justice and fairness at all – please do not support sweatshops. Shira and I buy our undies and socks and such from companies that use fair trade organic cotton and hemp and which pay their workers a fair wage. (For other stuff […]

Shirari Peace and Love Podcast #7: May Day 2012

In honor of International Workers Day and the Mayan calendar, we offer a 7th installment of Shirari’s Peace and Love Podcast. (Our last episode was way back in February 2009!) Listen for an update on our lives, our perspective on Occupy and 2012 and the idea of apocalypse, activist resources and tips, and a general […]

Calling all vegans: Stand up and be counted!

If you didn’t know, I run a vegan blog and link listing called Vegan Ithaca. Here’s a recent post I thought folks might be interested in! Calling all vegans: Stand up and be counted!

Animals with other skill sets

“The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.” – Yeats “The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, the less taste we shall have for destruction.” – Rachel Carson “I have seen the weapons of mass destruction called […]

Julia Butterfly Hill on Disposability Consciousness

“I have seen the weapons of mass destruction called disposability consciousness. And if we want to heal the world we have to begin to use tools of mass compassion.”

Boots, leggings, and economic justice

I’m finally breaking down and buying some new, much-needed clothes – a second pair of leggings and a pair of warm, waterproof winter boots. After some searching I found the perfect stuff – as animal-friendly, worker-friendly, and environmentally-friendly as I could get it.

Sid, Zora and Snow: Carnivores We Love

Our rescued feral cat friends, Sid, Zora, and Snow, were vegan for years, and I still sometimes get emails from people asking me how they’re doing. They’re doing great – but they’re not vegan anymore! All three girls are happily eating canned and dry food made from other animals, and have been for some time. […]

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