Author: Joanne Fairbrother

Will Tuttle – World Peace Diet, Talks & Workshops 2016

Dr. Will Tuttle, the author of ‘The World Peace Diet – Eating for Spiritual Health & Social Harmony’ (WPD), is coming to Cape Town, Greyton, Durban and Johannesburg in the new year, on a lecture-tour of South Africa. This is the first time he will be in Africa, having done presentations throughout the world since writing his masterpiece (an Amazon #1 best-seller!), 10 years ago.

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Suppliers & Products at The Festive Feast

South African vegans are expanding their capacity to provide great vegan products and services nationwide. With the number of vegans increasing daily, this is a market that is catching on fast. From unique, organically...

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Vegans Join Climate March

SA vegans join Global Climate March

On the weekend of 28 and 29 November, hundreds of thousands of people around the world took to the streets on the eve of the Paris Climate Summit to demand a treaty to avoid catastrophic climate change. About 1 500 people gathered in Cape Town in global solidarity on a scorcher of a Sunday that left people with no doubts about the reality of global warming.

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Are all vegans healthy?

Are all vegans healthy?

Achieving optimum health is a personal choice for vegans, says DR PAUL PALMER. Here, he offers some simple guidelines. In my first article for the SAVS newsletter, I would like to address an issue with which I’m sure most vegans are quite familiar. Have you ever heard someone say ‘but I know a vegan who got cancer’, or ‘I have a vegan friend who is fat’, or something along these lines?

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Velo Vegans Cycling for Peace

Pedalling for peace

It’s International Vegan Day when I first get to chat with Andi Brand and Sven Fautley (the Velo Vegans) at a bring-and-share lunch in Durban. They have broad smiles, bushy hair, fit bodies, and radiate an air of carefree confidence. The duo have started their cycle journey that will see them wind their way through fourteen countries in East Africa.

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Vegan Santa Christmas

Summer loving

There are loads of ways to keep it cool – rather than cruel – this holiday. South African Vegan Society Director ANNA JORDAN shares some creative ideas to avert festive fallout As we head...

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Festive Feast (Cape Town) – 19 December 2015

It’s that time of year again; when we get to go on holiday, loosen our belts and enjoy the Festive Season. This year Vegilicious (The Good Food Society) and The South African Vegan Society...

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Plants on Fire, Braai Day Braai (Durban) – 24 September

Durbanites are gathering together to celebrate Braai Day / Heritage Day, and we want to invite you to join us as we celebrate with a 100% vegan community braai. With great food, hot coals, cool drinks, awesome people and friends around it is a not to be missed event.

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Vegan Picnic (Cape Town) – 7 November 2015

If you go down to the woods today, you’re in for a big surprise… Hello Cape Town. We’re excited to announce a new date of Saturday 7 November for our picnic since the last...

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Vegan Nutrition Introduction

An Introduction to Vegan Nutrition

Will a vegan diet meet all my nutritional requirements? A balanced vegan diet provides all the protein, calcium, iron and iodine required by our bodies. Vitamin B12, once the bane of vegans as it...

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