Our world faces unprecedented challenges. Clearly, we must truly collaborate in order to enhance human health, elevate animal compassion, and save the planet. Our ability to cooperate for the greater good has never been more crucial. This article delves into the intricacies of these interconnected goals, demonstrating the symbiotic relationship between human well-being, animal welfare, and environmental sustainability.
2024 is about to beat expectations! In the upcoming year, the Plant-Based Nutrition Movement (PBNM
) will continue the journey, committed to driving significant awareness and adoption of plant-based foods, especially among children.
As we near the end of another incredible year, we find ourselves in a season of reflection, gratitude, and celebration. It’s the time to express our heartfelt appreciation to our esteemed Board of Directors and our cherished members for their unwavering support throughout this journey. Your dedication has been the cornerstone of our success, propelling us forward and enabling us to make meaningful strides toward our shared vision.
Last week, I was honored to present at the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America’s conference in Arlington, Virginia. While there, I got to spend time with one of my WFPB heroes, Milton Mills, M.D. If you don’t know of him, I suggest watching some of the well-known documentaries like, “What the Health,” “The Invisible Vegan,” “Vegucated,” and, “They’re Trying To Kill Us.” You will be glad you did.
PBNM is creating something special and plant-based in the dairy state! Edward Bain School of
Language and Art (EBSOLA), nestled in Kenosha, WI, is our pilot site for a school-based 6 Million Seeds project! Dilip Barman, a long-time educator and plant-based chef, created the award-winning “Healthy Snack Program.”
Autumn is known for its colorful foliage and crisp, cool air. There’s more to enjoy, though, than just the scenery and change in temperature. As the seasons change, so do our tastes, and pumpkin spice is front and center during this time of year. Aside from the delightful aroma and the comfort it adds to some our favorite dishes, pumpkin spice has a surprising array of nutritional benefits.
Food For Thought Here we are…it is September 2023. And what have we accomplished? Well, I can’t wait till the end of the year to tell you. We have accomplished […]
If you’ve read the blog posts here this year, you know the new law mandating plant-based lunch availability in all Illinois schools goes into effect this month. I was re-re-reading the law yesterday. It says a plant-based lunch will be provided with prior request and it applies to all Illinois schools.
Food for Thought I usually try to do a thoughtful article for my blogs. This time I’m taking a different tack. During a recent conversation, the subject turned to nutrition […]
Food For thought When We Say, “Food Is Medicine…” June is a big month at my house. We have two birthdays, Father’s Day, and the Summer Solstice (both my favorite […]