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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#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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PETA Protests Canada Goose

PETA Protests Canada Goose

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PMK POST PETA Protests Canada Goose March 21, 2017 Plant Matter Kitchen Photo credit: CBC News Keeping their enemies close, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is taking a corporate stand against animal cruelty. PETA VS. CANADA GOOSE Adorning placards that read “Friends Not Fashion” and “Wear Your Own Skin,” coyote-masked PETA activists lined up in front of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on March 16. Their purpose? To protest the Initial Public Offering of the Canada Goose stock, on the first day it went public on the NYSE and the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Canada Goose was founded in 1957 under the name Metro Sportswear Ltd. Their winter wear is made with animal furs and feathers—coyote fur on the hoods and down made from duck feathers.…
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#PMKVeganWarrior: ABBY MCCUAIG

#PMKVeganWarrior: ABBY MCCUAIG

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PMK POST #PMKVeganWarrior: ABBY MCCUAIG January 20, 2017 Plant Matter Kitchen https://www.youtube.com/embed/YQGjGDEA0ho?rel=0&controls=0&showinfo=0 Passionate. Dedicated. Advocate. A LEADER OF THE CAUSE Abby McCuaig is an animal rights activist who sees the same liveliness, love, vitality, and yearning in the eyes of pigs as she does in the eyes of her dog. Abby wakes up at 4:00am on multiple days of the week to bear witness. Her activism gives voice to the voiceless animals on their way to slaughter, which began by her attending a vigil at Fearmans Pork Inc. with the Toronto Pig Save group. Abby says: “As soon as I saw the impact that even just being there could have, I knew I had to be out there every single opportunity I had.” Abby has adjusted her life and work…
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PMK’S MULTI-LAYERED PHILOSOPHY

PMK’S MULTI-LAYERED PHILOSOPHY

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PMK POST PMK’S MULTI-LAYERED PHILOSOPHY January 17, 2017 Plant Matter Kitchen At Plant Matter Kitchen, every meal served is seasoned with multi-layered philosophy that extends beyond our kitchen.Vegan + Organic + Local + QualityBy serving local, fresh, and organic food and preparing almost everything fresh every single day, we ensure that you only get the best possible ingredients prepared with care in a healthy, fulfilling way. We serve vegan food that is top quality, cruelty free, locally sourced, 100% organic, and always plant-based.Ethical Ingredients & EmploymentOur passion to serve only the best ingredients begins well before we begin our food prep, by ensuring that every staff person at PMK is fully supported with fair and equal corporate and social employment practices, and is fully engaged—mentally and physically—in the work of…
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INTRODUCING: Plant Matter Kitchen’s #PMKVeganWarrior Campaign

INTRODUCING: Plant Matter Kitchen’s #PMKVeganWarrior Campaign

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PMK POST INTRODUCING: Plant Matter Kitchen’s #PMKVeganWarrior Campaign January 10, 2017 Plant Matter Kitchen Plant Matter Kitchen loves the Vegan Warrior community!WE ARE VEGAN WARRIORSRaising awareness and changing the world through passion, dedication, and compassion... you inspire us every day!We recently read that there are enough vegans out there today that if each one if us changed the minds of only 10 people, then the world would be vegan in 5 years! It's doable. But, it isn't easy...So, we wanted to take a moment to say THANK YOU…For your early mornings.For your bravery.For your dedication.For staying strong.For standing up for the voiceless.For everything you do.For changing the world.GIVING BACK, TO VEGAN WARRIORSEvery month, we’ll take a moment to recognize one of our community’s Vegan Warriors through our new PMK VEGAN…
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DOCUMENTARY REVIEW: FOOD MATTERS

DOCUMENTARY REVIEW: FOOD MATTERS

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PMK POST DOCUMENTARY REVIEW: FOOD MATTERS January 5, 2017 Plant Matter Kitchen “Let thy food be thy medicine and thy medicine be thy food” ~ Hippocrates (460-370 BC) ~ From pesticides to pharmaceuticals, in Food Matters, a host of medical doctors, journalists, advocates, and health professionals break down how the growth, consumption, and distribution of our food affects our health and well-being.After watching this life changing documentary, here are the 8 major takeaways that made us think:DISTANCE: Dr. Victor Zeines, D.D.S, M.S., Holistic Dentist and Nutritionist, says that by the time we shop for our food, it’s at least a week old—at best. He encourages us to think about how old our food is; how far in distance it has travelled before we bite into it and how many nutrients…
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Veganism + Athleticism = MAC DANZIG

Veganism + Athleticism = MAC DANZIG

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PMK POST Veganism + Athleticism = MAC DANZIG December 19, 2016 Plant Matter Kitchen Mixed Martial Arts fighter.Ultimate Fighter Champion.Photographer.Father.Vegan.MAC DANZIG.THE MAKING OF MACOn the basketball court and the soccer field in his younger years, and at the skate park in high school, Mac was always into sports as a child. His passion for athletics eventually lead him to become a Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter at the turn of the millennium.Mac competed as a lightweight in several MMA promotions, most notably the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He participated in and won the 6th season of The Ultimate Fighter, defeating Tom Speer. He also won Fight of the Night three times and Knockout of the Night once, along with other King of the Cage, Extreme Challenge Trials, and Gladiator Challenge…
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The Sanctuary That’s Saving Farm Animals

The Sanctuary That’s Saving Farm Animals

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PMK POST The Sanctuary That’s Saving Farm Animals August 2, 2016 Plant Matter Kitchen A safe haven for animals rescued from slaughter farms, Cedar Row Farm Sanctuary has rescued hundreds of farm animals since it opened in 1999.The outgrowth of a wildlife rescue farm, Cedar Row’s first rescue was of six pygmy goats who, once nourished and cared for, grew to each weigh 200 pounds. As of 2015, the farm sanctuary has rescued dozens of animals and placed them in safe homes, including: 2 goats, 5 rabbits, 18 pot bellied pigs, 84 battery hens, 8 ducks, 17 backyard hens, 7 turkeys, 1 donkey, and D’Arcy the pig.Despite early resistance from nearby farmers, Siobhan and Peter Poole have always remained proud of their efforts and believe wholeheartedly in their cause: “Of…
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