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FREEGAN DIVERS

I’m noshing on a toasted blueberry bagel, thinking how wonderful it is to be living off the largess of the machine. By that I mean, the bagel was destined for the landfill before our friends Link and Tim rescued it from a dumpster. In this country, we have so much food that 40% of it […]

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ANOTHER CULINARY EPIPHANY

The minute we entered the Chatham Marketplace, we smelled it. Kentucky Fried Chicken! Our stomachs rumbled in anticipation. A second later, our vegan brains slammed on the brakes. Vegans don’t eat Kentucky Fried Chicken! Regardless of how many buckets they may have consumed in a previous life. But wait, it was okay! The little sign […]

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YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT

Today we ate these: As opposed to this: Need I say more?

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THE FASTER WE GO, THE FATTER WE GET

I was chatting with our small town liquor store owner about what this tiny town is doing to plan for the future doubling in population over the next 20 years, and he pointed out that there were no fast food joints here. I was thinking what a good thing this was but apparently, his customers […]

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WHY WE DON’T EAT MEAT

We stopped eating beef 6 years ago, after 14 months spent gazing at one bald, over-grazed hill, which stuck out like a sore thumb from the lush rainforest outside our home in Belize. A year later, we stopped eating all other forms of animal flesh. It seemed unethical to support the destruction of natural habitats […]