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On the Amazon – A Rough Collection of Thoughts

A collection of pieces, information and thoughts on the most recent attention to the health of our Earth... On Reducing/Eliminating Products from Cows For those that have struggled with eliminating animal products from their lives for ethical reasons, the Amazon is a...

Mom’s Diner

Mom’s Diner

I imagine I've walked by Mom's Diner-- the little place on the corner of Westcott and Harvard-- at least a thousand times. Mom's sits next to Recess Coffee, across the street from Alto Cinco and the Westcott Theater, right down the street from the Real Food Co-op,...

Navigating Easter as a Vegan

Navigating Easter as a Vegan

Holidays can be difficult to navigate as a vegan, especially if the majority of people at your celebrations are omnivores. So many of the big holidays revolve around a meal where meat is the featured dish, and Easter is no exception. With a little creativity and...

Habiba’s Ethiopian Kitchen – Northside Gem

Habiba’s Ethiopian Kitchen – Northside Gem

The Experience The first time I had the opportunity to enjoy Habiba’s Ethiopian food was through My Luck Tummy. Those who are not familiar, My Lucky Tummy is a pop-up food court that hosts Refugees and New Americans in Syracuse as guest chefs, bringing more flavor to...

Earth Mix – A Superfood Formula by Vibrational Elixirs

Earth Mix – A Superfood Formula by Vibrational Elixirs

The other day, I had a chance to sit down with Mike Russo to talk about his business, Vibrational Elixirs. As a long-time fan of Vibrational Elixirs’ Earth Mix products, I was curious to learn more about how the business came to be. Mike, whom I’d met at various vegan...

Horse Racing

Horse Racing

As a child, I was taken once to a race track.  I loved the beautiful horses.  Only as an adult did I learn about the cruelty and death caused by racing horses. Patrick Battuello’s website horseracingwrongs.com  provides a wealth of information.  For example, he...