post
I am a Chartered Accountant and a complete foodie. I turned vegan a year back and as opposed to common belief this did not come in my way of being a foodie at all. I loved cooking earlier too, but I could barely look beyond cheese and paneer when I cooked and even while eating […]
By Hirvita Desai
post
Veganism promotes a compassionate lifestyle, aiming to omit cruelty towards non-human animals, by avoiding animal products in everything we consume. This includes abstaining from meat, eggs, fish, dairy, honey, leather, silk, wool and products tested on animals, as these industries thrive on the exploitation of our fellow earthlings.  We at Vegan Fest India are working […]
Avatar photo
By Diksha Dixit
post
I have been a vegan for a while now. This paradigm shift from a meat lover to adopting a plant-based diet came through a turmoil of thoughts and rationalizing them to accept the concept myself.  Why do we have canines? Because we are essentially randomly mutated from primates as meat-eating omnivores. That is our evolution. […]
Avatar photo
By Momo Bhattacharjee
post
India is believed to be a vastly vegetarian country, Indians being considered as fairly low meat-eaters. If so then why is it so hard for us to move a step further and ditch dairy? Yes, it is true that when compared to other countries, Indians do consume less meat. However, only around 30% of Indians […]
Avatar photo
By Diya Gupta
post
I started understanding Veganism while working at my vegan/plant-based restaurant called Carrots. One of my friends forced me to turn vegan and being a vegan for six years now, I noticed that my health improved. Then I started joining vegan groups and communities where I found out a lot about the animal industry. So, even […]
Avatar photo
By Chef Ram
post
Food waste is a massive problem not just in India but across the world. These chefs are trying to change that by advocating for sustainable food practices such as zero-waste cooking. There’s no major science behind zero-waste cooking. The amazing part is you can get a lot of amazing and super yummy dishes with what […]
Avatar photo
By LMB Staff
post
The Covid-19 pandemic has put the spotlight on everything safe and secure, including healthy food consumption. Grown and cultivated without the use of any harmful chemicals and pesticides, organic foods are considered to be a healthy option. One such example are the Grewal Farms in Punjab who are at the forefront of this organic revolution. […]
Avatar photo
By LMB Staff
post
Ecosystem restoration at a global scale is important if we are to mitigate the extent of the ecological crisis that we are currently facing, and protect the biodiversity for future generations. But as we are battling the need to restore our ecosystems, sustainable food habits and zero-waste kitchens have taken over the chase to help […]
Avatar photo
By LMB Staff
post
India has long been touted as the vegetarian capital of the world. And now it is slowly taking to the ethical and economic benefits of plant based, meat-and-dairy-free food. So, what’s brought the sudden shift to veganism? The pandemic has definitely made us conscious about what we put on our plate Data from Google AdWords […]
Avatar photo
By LMB Staff
post
Our planet will never be the same. The 51st Earth Day is a stark reminder of how drastically our environment changed over the years. It’s also a reminder for us to be thankful and embrace our environment by taking further steps to protect its integrity!  Now comes the question: “What can I do? How much […]
By Komma Ramesh Babu
post
Veganism is a lifestyle choice, an ethical and compassionate one. People turn vegan for different reasons, maybe health, environment, or animal welfare. If you are unsure and swayed by common myths on veganism, here are some facts from a vegan herself: Vegans and vegetarians are the same Fact: Absolutely not! Vegans do NOT consume any […]
Avatar photo
By Diya Gupta
post
The moment I started questioning where my food came from, the part of my brain that made sure whatever on my plate was edible, also made sure that whatever was on my plate was ethical and vegan. As I made more and more conscious efforts to eat healthier and more ethically, I learned a lot […]
Avatar photo
By Om Krishna
post
The world today more than ever has been endorsing the adoption of plant-based diets in our lifestyles but how many of us get sensitized towards animals and try to make a transition?
By Yash Khandelwal
post
We’re taught to think of animals raised for food if we think of them at all— the nameless, faceless herds and flocks. But animals are individuals with unique personalities and emotions. They feel joy, affection, and pleasure, as well as fear, grief, and pain. Like us, they form deep friendships and emotional bonds and like […]
Avatar photo
By Abhinav Bajpai
post
With the current environmental imbalances and heavy exploitation of resources, it is likely for an individual to worry about what our future may look like on this planet. It is also likely for anxiety to creep in. But I would say ‘Do not Panic’, in contradiction to what Greta Thunberg says ‘I want you to […]
Avatar photo
By Ashumi Jhaveri
post
Unfortunately, the food system is the center of a tremendous amount of cruelty toward animals. Despite this, consumers continue to eat meat on account of taste or perceived nutritional fulfillment. However, with current technological improvements and in-depth R&D, it’s possible to take animals out of the meat equation! This benefits the health of the individuals, […]
Avatar photo
By Abhishek Sinha

post
“In their capacity to feel pain and fear, a pig is a dog is a bear is a boy” –Phillip Wollen November 1st is World Vegan Day, so what better than today to speak about veganism, so come along join me and experience the vegan lifestyle filled with compassion, joy, sharing and caring. In the […]
By Shruthi Padubidri
post
What is veganism? Veganism, the term, was coined back in November 1944 by Donald Watson when he co-founded the Vegan Society in England. The philosophy of veganism rejects the commodity status of animals. He chose the word vegan himself, based on the first three and last two letters of ‘vegetarian’. The new Vegan Society held […]
Avatar photo
By Shikha Punjabi