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A great guide from One Green Planet includes recipes and a history of Purim, a Jewish holiday that celebrates the survival of the Jews in ancient Persia. Purim begins tonight, March 4, 2015.  See “How to Celebrate Purim Vegan-Style” on One Green Planet. 

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Muttville Senior Dog Rescue is holding an adoption event this Saturday, March 7 in San Francisco at Muttville Headquarters: 255 Alabama St. (corner of 16th). Muttville’s mission is to change the way the world thinks about and treats older dogs and to create better lives for them through rescue, foster, adoption and hospice. Through associations with shelters and other animal organizations, Muttville finds senior dogs that have been given up and are not likely to find adopted homes.  Learn more here.

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A new study shows that a plant-based, low-fat diet is most effective at treating childhood obesity. Read more on Tree Hugger.

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We are excited to offer our vegan, cruelty-free fashions not just online now, but also at our new Alternative Outfitters Boutique in Corte Madera, California. Come visit us! We would love to meet you in person. Here are a few photos of our boutique, nestled inside our sister business – Stellar Spa.

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Alternative Outfitters Boutique
26 Tamalpais Drive
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Open 7 Days a Week!
Hours
Sunday 10-6
Monday 10-5
Tuesday-Friday 10-7
Saturday 10-6

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Can a vegan diet save the world? According to a new report from the UN, the answer is “yes.”The Guardian writes that “a global shift towards a vegan diet is vital to save the world from hunger, fuel poverty, and the worst impacts of climate change.” The report notes that the Western preference for meat- and dairy-heavy diets is “unsustainable,” especially as the population is expected to grow to 9.1 billion by 2050.

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Read more on Eater.com

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From the ALDF blog on 2/24/15: On January 22, ALDF offered a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction after a Sacramento puppy was found burned to death on a North Sacramento street. The 8-9 month-old puppy had been locked in a dog crate and burned alive. Although this grim case sickens us, we are announcing some great forward movement: thanks to the dedicated work of the Sacramento SPCA, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s department, and the Sacramento Metro Fire department, an arrest has been made.

Read more on the Animal Legal Defense Fund blog.

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Tips from VegNews include eating out of your fridge, cutting out the white stuff, moving your butt, and more!

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Read more from VegNews: 7 Steps to Becoming a Healthier Vegan

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