Listen to the March 10, 2011 show (or download the archive):
Dave Warwak, former art teacher, who was fired for his creative attempts to teach students compassion for animals.
Dave now writes for Vegan Voice magazine, is an animal rights activist, humane education consultant, and author of the book, Peep Show for Children Only, which chronicles his experience with the school district and documents the related State of Illinois courtroom proceedings.
Dave shares with us his story and his thoughts on creative vegan education, personal choice, and Humane Education laws.
Did you know that Oregon has a Humane Education law?
(d) Humane treatment of animals.
(2) The Superintendent of Public Instruction shall prepare an outline with suggestions that will best accomplish the purpose of this section, and shall incorporate the outline in the courses of study for all public schools.
Check out this resource for free humane education materials and policy resources for K-12 and college educators: TeachKind.
Diana Hopson, local Bend resident, shares with us her personal transformation story. One day Diana ordered a chicken salad sandwich for lunch…and came home a life-long vegetarian.
Vegan Bite, recipe of the month:
Ruby’s Peanut Butter Cookies (recipe coming soon)
Veg Out ‘N About
CHOW restaurant offers vegan items on the menu and can also make you a Vegan Surprise with your favorite ingredients. CHOW emphasizes local foods and even supplements with its own garden. For more information, please see chowbend.com.
New from the Vegan Frontier
News around Town:
VegNet Bend monthly potluck,6p, March 23, The Environmental Center, 16 NW Kansas, Bend. Bring a vegan dish, your recipe, and a place setting. Nancy Merrick will be presenting on Microgreens and Sprouting. For more information, see VegNet Bend on Facebook.
Registration is now open for a unique 5k/10k event coming up this summer in Portland. Race for the Animals will take place Saturday, June 25 in Forest Park.
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