Dairy Drops Suppliers After Years of Surplus

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A Pennsylvania dairy has cut ties with 11 out of 85 of it’s milk suppliers. Galliker’s Dairy had been running on a surplus for years, incurring significant financial losses after being unable to sell all the milk produced by its suppliers.

By eliminating 13 percent of its suppliers, Galliker’s Dairy will now produce 2 million fewer gallons of milk this year. It currently produces 14.5 million gallons.
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Vegan Preschool Opening in Ohio

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Heärt Montessori, a vegan preschool and kindergarten, is opening next year in Cincinnati, Ohio. The private school will promote self-care, empathy, compassion, and sustainability, while simultaneously focusing on core academics.
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Lady Gaga and Starbucks Unveil Vegan Drinks for a Cause

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Lady Gaga has teamed up with Starbucks to spread a message of kindness with four colorful, vegan drinks. Now through June 19, Starbucks will donate a portion of every purchase from the Cups of Kindness collection to Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation.

“We’re healthier and happier when we live our lives with compassion and our communities are stronger when we treat one another with generosity and respect,” said Lady Gaga. “Born This Way Foundation and I are so excited to partner with Starbucks to help inspire positivity and love through the Cups of Kindness collection.”
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Algae-Based Shoes Offer an Eco-Friendly Alternative

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Eco-friendly algae-based shoes are hitting the market in July. VIVOBAREFOOT, a London-based footwear company, has partnered with BLOOM, a performance-based materials manufacturer in Mississippi, to create a lightweight adventure shoe that will clean the waterways and reduce the shoe industry’s carbon footprint.

The shoes are made from algae harvested from freshwater sources like lakes, rivers and pond around the world that are susceptible to algal blooms – aquatic formations that are dangerous to drinking water and wildlife.
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James Cameron to Release Vegan Documentary

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Award-winning director and vegan environmentalist, James Cameron, is the executive producer of The Game Changers, a vegan documentary aimed at challenging the myth that humans need to eat meat in order to survive.

The film, which is set to release later this year, will “introduce the world to elite athletes, special ops soldiers, visionary scientists, cultural icons, and everyday heroes—each on a mission to create a seismic shift in the way we eat and live,” according to the film’s website.
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World’s First 24-Hour Vegan Drive-Thru Coming in June

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Get ready, Canada! You’re about to make history with the world’s first 24-hour vegan drive-thru. Globally Local, a London, Ontario restaurant, is opening a second location that will feature a drive-thru open all day.

“We’ve been extremely busy at our location downtown, so much so that we really needed another location for the city,” said Globally Local owner James McInnes. “One with a bit bigger infrastructure, so we can have faster service and a drive-thru, making vegan fast food more convenient for people.”
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Denmark Politicians Go Vegan for Climate Change

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With the goal of bringing attention to the environment and climate change, a group of Danish members of parliament have committed to taking a 22-day vegan challenge. Politicians from the Alternative and the Red-Green Alliance parties volunteered to take part in this challenge to highlight the destruction done to our planet by animal agriculture.

“Going vegan for 22 days is not going the save the world in itself, but it’s a great opportunity to put focus on Western consumption of animal products and the environmental and animal welfare problems it causes,” said Red-Green Alliance’s environmental secretary, Maria Gjerding.
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