Dinner for a Cause – Rayjon Share Care

Dinner for a Cause – Rayjon Share Care

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PMK POST Dinner for a Cause – Rayjon Share Care March 1, 2019 Plant Matter Kitchen Our feature organization for March is Rayjon Share Care, an inspiring local organization that is partnering with Georgian College to support community development in Ocoa, Dominican Republic.Enjoy a delicious three-course meal of organic, nourishing, plant-based fare.From your $35 meal, $10 will be donated to support the work of the Georgian College-Rayjon trip to Ocoa & the community development initiatives there.Reserve your spot for the 6:00 pm seating.At PMK, we believe in the power of community & support Rayjon Share Care’s vision of a world in which people have an equal opportunity to thrive through empowerment, independence & self-sufficiency. Come dine with us on Thursday, March 31! Reserve your spot for our 6:00 pm seating:Email:…
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Vegan Warrior: Jason King

Vegan Warrior: Jason King

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PMK POST Vegan Warrior: Jason King September 18, 2018 Plant Matter Kitchen https://www.youtube.com/embed/WHimBcc6YGA?rel=0&controls=0&showinfo=0 A Vegan Vigilante. A voice who refuses to be silenced. An approach that puts equality first. A supporter of abolitionism. An anti-speciesist with a profound respect for all sentient beings. A Vegan Warrior who we are deeply inspired by: Jason King. Everyone has his or her own reason and moment of truth that leads them toward veganism, each reason and moment uniquely inspiring in its own way... Jason’s reason is political and is rooted in utmost equality; it’s grounded in ethics and in accepting ALL animals as equal beings (to humans). His path toward veganism is rooted in the fight against SPECIESISM. MEET JASON “What guides me is not what I put in my mouth, but it’s…
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An Evening with Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

An Evening with Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

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PMK POST An Evening with Sea Shepherd Conservation Society October 12, 2017 Plant Matter Kitchen https://www.youtube.com/embed/PSEJIhkxzN4?rel=0&controls=0&showinfo=0 Our monthly Dinner For a Cause event not only brings people together to enjoy a delicious plant-based meal, it raises funds for community-focused charities and organizations championing causes near and dear to PMK’s heart.In June 2017, we featured the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (SSCS), an international non-profit, marine wildlife conservation organization, serving smoky split pea soup, open-faced sloppy joes, and strawberry shortcake for dessert! SSCS Founder Captain Paul Watson spoke to event participants via Skype all the way from New York City.SEA SHEPHERD CONSERVATION SOCIETYWHY SSCS?Both the SSCS and PMK equally believe that animals belong in their natural habitat, unharmed and free to live with dignity. Plant Matter Kitchen fully supports SSCS’s work. Founded…
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#PMKVEGANARRIOR: Scott James

#PMKVEGANARRIOR: Scott James

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PMK POST #PMKVEGANARRIOR: Scott James June 14, 2017 Plant Matter Kitchen https://www.youtube.com/embed/M9-6JEE_i6s?rel=0&controls=0&showinfo=0 Scott James is a friend of Plant Matter Kitchen, has been vegan for almost 2 years, and is candid about the experiences that have led him to firmly believe that all living beings deserve love, respect, protection, and dignity.He is a Vegan Warrior who is using his experiences as inspiration to rise above, teaching the community about the importance of animal justice and respecting everyone's unique paths toward the transition to veganism.PATH TO VEGANISM & VEGAN INFLUENCERSScott was introduced to veganism through traditional Chinese medicine practitioner Dr. Janette Wayne as a way to help alleviate his mental and physical health ailments. Her recommendation: replace dairy and meat with whole foods such as beans and rice.Scott’s journey has also…
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SHARING WATER WITH PIGS: AN ACT OF COMPASSION, NOT “CRIMINAL MISCHIEF”

SHARING WATER WITH PIGS: AN ACT OF COMPASSION, NOT “CRIMINAL MISCHIEF”

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PMK POST SHARING WATER WITH PIGS: AN ACT OF COMPASSION, NOT “CRIMINAL MISCHIEF” June 1, 2017 Plant Matter Kitchen Sharing water with innocent pigs on route to slaughter…an act of “criminal mischief” or an act of kindness and compassion?The court has sided with the latter.ANITA KRAJNC:Anita Krajnc is a longtime animal activist, holds a PhD, and was an aid to a former Canadian Minister of Environment. It goes without saying that her passion for environmental and animal justice seeps into all aspects of her life.One of her most recognizable roles is being the co-founder of Toronto Pig Save, which “exists to erect glass walls at area slaughterhouses, encourage plant-based vegan living, and bear witness to the pigs during vigil.”When activists stand firm in their beliefs through times of political pressure…
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Words of Encouragement, Support & Love

Words of Encouragement, Support & Love

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PMK POST Words of Encouragement, Support & Love May 24, 2017 Plant Matter Kitchen It’s been almost a year since opening our doors, and the response we’ve gotten thus far has been incredible—to say the very least. Our team at Plant Matter Kitchen is humbled, honoured, and SO happy that we’re able to do what we love each and every day: cook, prepare, and serve vegan cuisine to the Wortley Village community, to Londoners, and to travellers who come from near and far. THANK YOU to everyone who has shown us support and love, and helped make Plant Matter Kitchen a hotspot in London—we could not have done any of this without you! Support from The PRESS We’ve made it a point to reach out to as many people as…
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POWERING PMK WITH BULLFROG POWER’S GREEN, CLEAN ENERGY

POWERING PMK WITH BULLFROG POWER’S GREEN, CLEAN ENERGY

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PMK POST POWERING PMK WITH BULLFROG POWER’S GREEN, CLEAN ENERGY May 16, 2017 Plant Matter Kitchen https://www.youtube.com/embed/MQMlfJEBd0w?rel=0&controls=0&showinfo=0 Veganism encompasses more than the cooking and serving of plant-based foods—it's a lifestyle dedicated to taking care of the planet as a whole, and the sources through which we receive and use energy play a major role in that stewardship.There are many ways to reduce your carbon footprint and help make the world greener, cleaner, and more environmentally sound—one of which is to avoid fossil fuels consumption as well as products, services, and businesses that contribute to climate change (ie: factory farming), and saying yes to sustainable sources of green, renewable energy.GLENN’S COMMITMENTThis was a decision Glenn Whitehead, co-founder of Plant Matter Kitchen, made a long time ago and has remained committed to…
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THE WATER OF REVERSE OSMOSIS

THE WATER OF REVERSE OSMOSIS

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PMK POST THE WATER OF REVERSE OSMOSIS May 1, 2017 Plant Matter Kitchen https://www.youtube.com/embed/CUJkJjYyBJs?rel=0&controls=0&showinfo=0 WATER IS OUR LIFELINE It nourishes us. It hydrates us. It revives us. It makes up 60-70% of the adult body. It has a neutral pH of 7 (neither acidic or basic). It covers nearly 75% of the earth’s surface. It has been recognized as both a human right and a Sustainable Millennium Development Goal by the United Nations. WATER IS CRITICAL TO HEALTHY, ADEQUATE LIVING—FOR EACH AND EVERY ONE OF US IN THIS WORLD Since opening our doors last year, we’ve kept our promise of serving organic, locally-sourced vegan food that’s free from chemicals, preservatives, and GMOs… and we promise the same for our water. “It seemed an important part of our philosophy that what…
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COMPOSTING AT PMK—ENSURING THAT NOTHING GOES TO WASTE!

COMPOSTING AT PMK—ENSURING THAT NOTHING GOES TO WASTE!

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PMK POST COMPOSTING AT PMK—ENSURING THAT NOTHING GOES TO WASTE! April 19, 2017 Plant Matter Kitchen https://www.youtube.com/embed/FegUZW_cGZg?rel=0&controls=0&showinfo=0 It conditions soils and makes for healthier, happier plants and vegetation.Compost is decomposed organic matter made from leaves and kitchen trimmings (veggies, herbs, and fruits). It produces microscopic bacteria and fungi that enriches plant soil with rich, natural nutrients and promotes soil microbes that aid in plant growth.COMPOSTING AT PMKOn a daily basis, we do our part in keeping the earth green, the air clean, the water healthy, and our carbon footprint to a minimum by:Serving vegan, organic, GMO-free food that never contributes to pollution in the manner of factory farmsPowering our facility with 100% green electricity from Bullfrog PowerUsing a reverse-osmosis water filtration systemStocking the kitchen with ingredients from local vendorsSelling PMK-branded…
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#PMKVEGANWARRIOR: SAMANTHA MCPHERSON

#PMKVEGANWARRIOR: SAMANTHA MCPHERSON

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PMK POST #PMKVEGANWARRIOR: SAMANTHA MCPHERSON April 10, 2017 Plant Matter Kitchen https://www.youtube.com/embed/xzVckF3jAgQ?rel=0&controls=0&showinfo=0 Samantha McPherson is a Vegan Warrior. Her admiration, her dedication, and her devotion to veganism proves it.HER STORYSamantha became attuned to an animal and environmentally conscious lifestyle in her teen years. A high school teacher taught her about vegetarianism and she was immediately convinced—from that day on, Samantha eliminated animal products from her diet and never looked back.About four and a half years ago, Samantha took her activism a step further by becoming vegan and learning all about animal cruelty, the horrors of the dairy industry, the benefits of a vegan lifestyle, and ways to get involved and invoke change—for animals and humans alike.HER INSPIRATIONSamantha seeks inspiration from vegan idols Anita Krajnc and Jo-Anne McArthur.Founder of the Toronto Pig…
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