Links and Movies

vegetable heart

Recipes

http://21daykickstart.org/  Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

http://fatfreevegan.com/

 

Dining Out

http://www.happycow.net/  Lists vegan and vegetarian restaurants in many towns

http://www.vegguide.org/  Vegetarian and vegan restaurants and shopping

 

Nutrition and Health

http://coalitionforcancerprevention.org  Coalition for Cancer Prevention through Plant-based Eating

http://www.drmcdougall.com/   Dr John McDougall

http://nutritionfacts.org/  Dr Michael Greger

http://nutritionstudies.org/  T Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies

http://pcrm.org/  Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

http://www.all-creatures.org/health.html  Vegan health articles from All Creatures.Org

http://wellnessforumcolumbus.com   The Wellness Forum

 

Vegetarianism and Veganism

http://www.all-creatures.org/  All Creatures — Ahimsa

http://carnism.org/  Carnism Awareness and Action Network — Dr Melanie Joy

http://www.jewishveg.com/  Jewish Vegetarians of North America

http://www.vrg.org/  Vegetarian Resource Group

http://www.vegsource.com/  Veg Source

http://www.navs-online.org/  North American Vegetarian Society (creators of Vegetarian Summerfest —                  http://vegetariansummerfest.org/ )

http://veganfeed.com/ The Vegan Feed     — current vegan blogs and podcasts 

http://www.veganoutreach.org/  Vegan Outreach

http://theveganpunk.com/ The Vegan Punk —  a veganism and animal liberation blog based in Leeds, West Yorkshire, the UK.

http://thenewhealthclub.org/index.html   The New Health Club — Training and guidance to shift to and maintain a healthy plant-based diet.

 

Animal Welfare and Rights

http://www.cok.net/   Compassion Over Killing

http://www.farmusa.org/index.htm  FARM (Farm Animal Rights Movement)

http://www.farmsanctuary.org/  Farm Sanctuary – rescues farm animals and does vegan education

http://www.mercyforanimals.org/  Mercy for Animals

http://www.museumofanimals.org/   National Museum of Animals and Society

http://www.ourhenhouse.org/  Our Hen House — a great website/blog/podcast center to help everyone change the                                                                       world for animals.

http://www.woodstocksanctuary.org/    Woodstock Sanctuary – rescues farm animals and does vegan education

 

Global Hunger

http://awellfedworld.org/    A Well-fed World – feeding families, saving animals.

 

Vegan Food Companies

http://onedegreeorganics.com/   One Degree Organic Foods – veganic cereal, bread, and flour.

http://www.primalspiritfoods.com/   Primal Spirit Foods – Primal Strips (meatless vegan jerky).

http://fieldroast.com/  Field Roast — excellent animal-free meats and cheeses (Chao cheese is very good!)

 

MOVIES ABOUT FOOD, VEGETARIANISM, AND ANIMALS

  • Beyond Closed Doors –  (2006) – 57 minutes.  http://sandgrainfilms.com/      Excellent documentary on factory farming, political and legal aspects, food labeling, humane issues, science vs husbandry, foie gras, etc.  TempleGrandin, Bernard Rollin, Dr John Webster, Holly Cheever, Marc Bekoff.
  •  A Cow at My Table   81 min.   http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/a-cow-at-my-table/ Thoughtful documentary on animal agriculture, from both industry and animal rights points of view.  Some disturbing scenes of animal abuse. Gene Bauston, Karen Davis, Vandana Shiva, others.
  • Death on a Factory Farm  (2009)    http://www.hbo.com/documentaries/death-on-a-factory-farm                HBO documentary about an undercover investigation on a hog farm and the legal case about it.
  • A Delicate Balance     http://www.adelicatebalance.com.au/ Short film on various arguments for veganism.
  •  Earthlings    http://www.earthlings.com/  Shows all kinds of animal abuse, for food, clothing, entertainment, etc. Can be upsetting to watch.
  •  Eating – 88 min.   http://www.navs-online.org/webstore/videos/eating-3rd-edition.html  It’s the biggest cause of disease, disabilities & death today in the U.S.  Learn how to  unplug your eating habits and reverse the damage that’s been done to your health. Narrated by Michael Anderson with Dr. Ruth Heidrich.
  •  Food, Inc.  (2008)    91 min.   http://www.cduniverse.com/productinfo.asp?pid=7773200      The first half hour or so is on factory farming; a few companies control food production; chicken growers; then food safety, obesity, organics in big companies, Joel Salatin, farm bill, GMOs, and Oprah’s legal case.
  •  Forks Over Knives  (2010)   http://www.forksoverknives.com/   A feature film that examines the profound claim that most, if not all, of the degenerative diseases that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting animal-based and processed foods.  T Colin Campbell (The China Study), Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn.
  •  King Corn  http://www.kingcorn.net/  A feature documentary about two friends, one acre of corn, and the subsidized crop that drives our fast-food nation.
  •  Mad Cowboy: The Documentary  http://www.madcowboy.com/     “One day, Howard Lyman found himself in a hospital bed confronted with the very real possibility that he would spend the rest of his life in a wheelchair. A tumor on his spine, a one-in-a-million chance of its surgical removal gave him sufficient pause to reflect on what it was that really mattered to him and his wife….. He vowed to turn around his life, and his ranch.” The journey led him into the world of organic agriculture, veganism, politics, and his discovery, early on, of a disease new to history called bovine spongiform encephalopathy, BSE, or mad-cow.
  •  The Meatrix    http://www.themeatrix.com/  Take the red pill and watch the critically-acclaimed, award-winning first episode of The Meatrix Trilogy.
  • Meet Your Meat – 13 min.  http://www.peta.org/videos/meet-your-meat/ PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals), narrated by Alec Baldwin. Powerful advocacy tool shows footage (much of it undercover) of abusive, standard practices within animal agribusiness. Documentary systematically chronicles what happens to each of the most exploited species within animal industries.
  • Peaceable Kingdom   http://www.tribeofheart.org/pk.htm      Current conditions for farm animals; factory farming; how Farm Sanctuary has tried to help animals. By Tribe of Heart.
  •  Processed People (2009)    40 min.   http://www.processedpeople.com/    Food production and the health care system are both harmed by corporatization.
  •  Super Size Me  http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0390521/      While examining the influence of the fast food industry, Morgan Spurlock personally explores the consequences on his health of a diet of solely McDonald’s food for one month.
  • Sustainable Table   http://sustainabletablemovie.com/         Produced and directed by Mischa Hedges,  Sustainable Table is a feature documentary that takes an unadulterated look into the food you eat.  What’s on your plate?
  • Unser Taglich Brot   [Our Daily Bread]  http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0765849/      No narration, just scenes of industrial food production.  German.
  • Vegucated   (2011)  http://www.getvegucated.com/      Three people in New York City go vegan for six weeks and discover all the issues surrounding treatment of farm animals, human health, environment, etc. Funny at times, very well made film.
  • The Witness   http://witnessfilm.org/   Excellent film on anti-fur campaigner/animal rights activist in New York City. By Tribe of Heart.