Join us for Meat Free May

Meat Free May

It’s never too late to make a difference!  Join us for Meat Free May by trying vegan this month!
Jump onto May’s challenge anytime up to 10th May and experience an exciting and wonderful array of meal ideas when you take animals off your plate!

The 21 Day Vegan Challenge is designed to help you on a pathway to a kinder, healthier and more planet-friendly lifestyle.  Sign up for FREE and receive daily emails with EASY meal plans and delicious recipes, tips on eating out, nutritional information, a helpful list of what to shop for and lots more!

We will show you convenient substitutes so you can continue enjoying the foods you love, answer all your burning questions in our supportive and private Facebook group and for some inspiration, we will introduce you to some Kiwi champs from all walks of life who have chosen to be vegan too. Add some Islander flavour to your cooking and choose our Pasifika Challenge to receive delicious recipes from everyday Pasifika vegans.

Animal agriculture is the most destructive industry on the planet

Animal agriculture is the leading cause of species extinction, ocean dead zones, water pollution, and habitat destruction.

Livestock farming causes more environmental damage than mining, driving an SUV, rail or air transport. A World Watch report showed that 51% of greenhouse gas emissions worldwide can be attributed to animal agriculture, land clearing for livestock, by-products and animal transportation. [1]

Animal agriculture’s destructive environmental impacts include animal gas emissions, nitrous oxide from animal waste, deforestation for farmland and stock feed and subsequent species extinction.  Livestock covers 41% of the planet’s land [2] and has resulted in devestating habitat destruction and consequent extinction of hundreds of species.

47.9% of New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions are from agriculture. This is largely due to methane from cows, which is 28 times worse for global warming than carbon dioxide.

 

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