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Real Veg Families: The Mazzanti Family

By Ashlee Cartwright

Tell us about the members of your family – their names, ages, and an interesting tidbit of information about them! We are a family of 5! My oldest son, Jameson, is 6 and he loves to read. He could read […]

Host a Fundraiser for Generation Veggie in Nine Easy Steps

By Christina Cuenca

Fundraising so often gets a bad rap. It’s a scary, daunting word, but you don’t need a degree in nonprofit management to host an easy, no-stress fundraiser in support of Generation Veggie. A group of my Seattle friends recently came […]

Why Vegans Should Have Kids

By Reannon Branchesi

Before I get to the point of this article, I’d like to attempt to cut the hordes of angry commenters off at the pass: I don’t really think vegans must have kids. If you don’t like kids and don’t want […]

A Vegan Disneyland Vacation

By Renae Corcoran

Like many, I have fond memories of visiting Disneyland during my childhood. And I don’t remember what we ate, but I am sure it was unhealthy and laden with dairy and meat. So when I decided to take my kids […]

New Generation Veggie Executive Director

By Christina Cuenca

When I was approached in the summer of 2013 to help create a modern, inclusive online community for vegan, vegetarian and veg-curious families, I was over the moon. This was something I knew was desperately needed, and I wanted to […]

New Generation Veggie Secretary

By Renae Corcoran

I’m excited and honored to join the Generation Veggie Board of Directors as Secretary! I became involved with Generation Veggie several years ago, after learning about their Kickstarter campaign. Since I’m a parent, a web developer by trade, and have […]

Vegan-at-Law: Recipes and Copyright Law

By Ashlee Cartwright

Recipes are very popular this time of year. I would venture to guess that recipe searches online hit an all-time high between Thanksgiving and Christmas. When you use or, more importantly, share a recipe you find online or in a […]

GV 2016 Holiday Gift Guide!

By Ashlee Cartwright

Looking to buy a holiday gift for the vegan child or family in your life? No need to spend hours searching the Internet for the perfect gift. Check out the 2016 Generation Veggie Holiday Gift Guide! Most items are reasonably […]

Review of Santa’s First Vegan Christmas (Followed by Q&A Session with author Robin Raven)

By Ashlee Cartwright

I am one of those people who absolutely loves Christmas! I purchased tickets to Laurie Berkner’s Christmas concert in September, started Christmas shopping and scheduled our family Christmas picture in October, and now that November is here, I am happy to […]

Vegan-at-Law: Do Anti-Bullying Laws Protect My Veg Child?

By Ashlee Cartwright

Earlier this year, a New Jersey judge ruled in favor of a school district that disciplined an 11-year-old student for insulting a fellow 11-year-old student because he is a vegetarian. The basis for the discipline was the New Jersey anti-bullying […]

Surviving a Family Vacation in a Non-Vegan-Friendly Location

By Ashlee Cartwright

A few months ago, my college roommates and I decided that we needed to get together. It had been 7 years since I had seen one of them, and almost 3 years since I saw the other. The two of […]

Five Reasons My Family Doesn’t Go Fishing

By Reannon Branchesi

Wisconsin summer is in full swing, and my Facebook newsfeed is slowly populating with pictures of small children smiling broadly while holding suffocating (or already dead) fish. Fishing – at least in the Midwest – has become synonymous with both […]

Generation Veggie Coloring Sheets are Now Available!

By Reannon Branchesi

We are excited to announce that Generation Veggie has partnered with Carlos Patino, author of “Dave Loves Chickens,” to create two coloring sheets that your plant-powered kids will love! These coloring sheets are available for free, and you can download […]

Everyday Nutrition: Top 5 Nutrition Tips for Vegan Parents

By Anya Todd, R.D., L.D.

In celebration of Generation Veggie’s first birthday, I thought I would throw together a “Top 5 List” that encapsulates many of the questions and concerns voiced by veggie parents raising veggie children. So, let’s get down to it. IGNORE the […]

Growing Up Vegan in the Dairy State

By Reannon Branchesi

As a child growing up in Wisconsin, I was taught from a very young age to believe that cow’s milk and the dairy industry were wonderful, wholesome, and one of the best parts of our state. Each year, my elementary […]