Big Questions Brighter Tomorrow have just released 'Livi and the Story of Climate Change', the follow up to 'Livi and the Story of the Sausage Roll'. Watch a video reading of each book here. One of the authors, Erika, is also working on a campaign for vegan school meals in the UK. Get in touch with her to find out more.
Phoebe Swan introduces her eco kid's book 'King Leonard's Teddy', which is currently shortlisted for the Little Rebels Award. The award recognises radical and inclusive children's literature. The book visualises themes of 'over-consumption and waste.. all bundled up in a hugely- relatable narrative of losing a favourite toy'.
'Vivi the Supervegan' is a children's book with a vegan message, designed to encourage children to take a stand and empower them to be compassionate and kind...to all kinds. Author Tina Newman describes her vegan journey here. You can find lockdown activities on the website, and information about the next book in the series.
Faye Smith runs Nature Makers, a crafty outdoor learning group which only uses vegan and eco friendly craft materials. Nature Makers share craft ideas and colouring sheets online, and produce educational materials. Here Faye shares some forest school art ideas, and the story of how she set the classes up.
How do you bring a baby on holiday as a vegan? This is what I have been daydreaming about, especially since the UK lockdown is partially lifted today. I’ve compiled my research into three, mostly UK based maps, which you can find on my website, Vegan Family Guide. They show family friendly vegan and vegetarian accommodation and cafes, and some things to do.
Tara Franks tells us how she keeps her London based baby music club going virtually, while the UK is in lockdown. Tot's Tunes blurb: 'These interactive, creative parent and baby (0-5s) classes combine learning original tunes and songs from around the world with a few dance moves! Tots Tunes is for local parents who want to connect with other like-minded people in the neighbourhood and have a bit of fun, listen to and sing some quality ‘non-baby’ acoustic music all accompanied by live string instruments and djembe. Classes are led by founder and cellist Tara Franks. Award winning Tots Tunes (Netmums best class in Hackney) is the longest standing of SoundsCreative's Neighbourhood projects, running since 2011'
Laura Chepner is a teacher, environmentalist, and vegan-inclusion educational consultant from the United Kingdom. Upon recognising a gap in vegan-inclusion and education, both in her capacity as a teacher and as the mother of a vegan student, Chepner formed the United Kingdom's first non-profit, vegan, school consultancy company "Primary Veducation" in 2017. She frequently presents to school staff and parents at events supporting vegan-inclusion, and has successfully campaigned for plant-based options on both private and public-sector menus.
Youngsters do live on a budget. What am I saying? I’m 45 and I’m living on a budget. But the point of sharing this video is that youngsters who are clearly keen to learn more about the vegan lifestyle will do well in watching videos like this one. Healthy meals on a budget are not […]
Smart house inside of the dumb neighborhood does not make sense! James explains in his talk how to build regenerative communities that produce more organic food, clean water, renewable energy and mitigate waste. James Ehrlich is the Founder of ReGen Villages, a Stanford University spin-off company, which aims to develop the “Tesla of Ecovillages“ with […]
This is where we are going. As humanity faces more and more hardship with nature’s wrath, growing our own food and becoming truly self-sustainable is something we should all be educating ourselves about. The beauty of the internet is that it is used by people who share what they learn. Here’s one such case – […]