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Is There a Maple Syrup Shortage? The Yield Is Down, and It's (Somewhat) Related to Climate ChangeAlthough Vermont is one of the most iconic producers of maple syrup worldwide, the Green Mountain State is nearly experiencing a maple syrup shortage.
The Sweetest Vegan Honey Brands and RecipesThese vegan honey alternatives taste remarkably similar to bee honey — as do these plant-based honey recipes.
Beat the Heat With Our Favorite Natural Vegan Ice Creams and PopsiclesIf you’re looking to stay cool during the July 2021 heat waves, look no further than some of our favorite natural ice cream and popsicles.
Can You Eat Cactus? It's a Delicious, Nutritious, and Versatile FoodCactuses make great houseplants, but what happens if you eat one?
9 Inspiring Olympians Who Swear by Their Plant-Based DietsThese inspiring vegan olympians are making world records while endorsing a plant-based diet.
Plant-Based Snack and Dessert Recipes for Your July Fourth BarbecueThese plant-based snacks and desserts are a great way to celebrate the Fourth of July the vegan way!
5 Famous Tennis Players Who Follow Vegan DietsThese five world-famous tennis players have opted to follow a healthy and environmentally-conscious vegan diet.
From Jaden Smith to Danny Trejo, These Celebrities Have Opened Their Own Vegan RestaurantsNow you can eat plant-based meals like the stars, because a number of celebrities have opened their own droolworthy vegan restaurants nationwide.
A Major Buzzkill: Why the Honey Industry Isn't Great for the EnvironmentHoney is often touted as an all-natural product, but the honey industry actually has many adverse effects on the environment.
Is Sanjay Gupta Vegan? Unpacking the ‘Jeopardy’ Guest Host’s Cure for Heart Disease'Jeopardy' guest host Dr. Sanjay Gupta is a longtime proponent of veganism, but is he a vegan himself?
Celeb Tattoo Artist, Bang Bang, on How Tattoos Can Be More Eco-Friendly (Exclusive)Green Matters caught up with one of New York's most legendary celebrity tattoo artists, Bang Bang, to hear his "Green Routine" and collab with Lightlife.
Celebrate Foraged Foods in Honor of FairWild WeekWhat is Fair Wild Week? From June 21 to June 25, we're celebrating the foraged plants we eat daily, promoting conservation and sustainable harvesting.
I Just Accidentally Ate Moldy Bread — Are There Actual Health Risks?Moldy bread certainly looks fuzzy and disgusting, but are there actual health risks if you inadvertently eat a moldy slice? What will happen?
Gianna Simone and Andrea Logan On Plant-Based Projects and "Green Routines" (Exclusive)Vegan chef, Gianna Simone, and her best friend, Andrea Logan, shared their "Green Routines," and discussed new cookbook and health series.
Delicious Recipes to Celebrate National Eat Your Vegetables DayNational Eat Your Vegetables Day might be the perfect foray into vegan or vegetarian eating.
First Vegan Chef on 'Hell's Kitchen' Talks Biggest Challenges on the Show (Exclusive)Popular cooking competition series, 'Hell's Kitchen,' finally has a vegan chef, and we caught up with her to discuss the challenges she faces.
Making S'mores This Summer? These Are the Best Vegan MarshmallowsRegardless of your summer plans, you'll likely find yourself at a campfire at some point — these are the best vegan marshmallows for making s'mores.
Amar'e Stoudemire on the Inspiring Reason Why He Bought a Farm (Exclusive)NBA star, Amar'e Stoudemire, grew up with parents in the agriculture industry — and now his farm has a stand coming to Union Square Farmers Market.
Break Out Your Thermos, Because Starbucks Is Finally Accepting Reusable Cups AgainIs Starbucks allowing reusable cups? The coffee chain's discount program is finally back, after it was temporarily abolished due to the pandemic.
Pearls: The Cruel, Unsustainable Truth About How They Are MadeDo oysters make pearls to make them more desirable to humans or is this process little more than a happy accident.
These Companies Are Upcycling Food Waste Into All New ProductsThe upcycled food trend is turning ugly vegetables and formerly wasted grains into new and impressive edibles.
Vegans: There's Finally a Plant-Based Skyr Yogurt on the MarketIcelandic Provisions has just released a vegan skyr, and the company claims to be the first to sell a non-dairy skyr in the U.S.
Why Some Beer Isn't Plant-Based, and Our Favorite Vegan BrewsWhy isn't some beer fully plant-based? We're diving into the strange reason why some can't sport the vegan label, and our favorite plant-based varieties.
6 Best Plant-Based Grilling Burgers for Your MDW CookoutIf you — like many others — are planning to host a cookout on Memorial Day weekend, these are the best plant-based burgers for grilling.
How Coffee Grounds Can Boost Your Garden's HealthAdding coffee to your home garden can give even the most stubborn plants a much-needed caffeine boost.
DeAndre Jordan Scores Major Vegan Points For Launching Meatless Cooking SeriesNBA Nets center, DeAndre Jordan, is now hosting his own plant-based cooking series called 'Cooking Clean.'
Celebrate National Wine Day at Some of Our Favorite Sustainable WineriesMay 25 is National Wine Day, so we're spotlighting some of our favorite sustainable wineries that offer plant-based sips, recycling programs, and more.
Greta Thunberg Highlights the Five Ways “We Are F--cked” in New Short FilmGreta Thunberg's new short film '#ForNature' highlights the relationship between the animal agriculture industry and the climate crisis.
Organic Foods: Are They Really Healthier?People generally accept that organic foods are good for you, but are they actually healthier for you than the alternative options? Here are our findings.
Are Vegans More Positive? Study Shows a Plant-Based Diet May Improve Your MoodA recent study shows that abiding by a vegan diet may benefit your mood and productivity, so it may be time to officially kick meat to the curb.
Everything You Wanted to Know About Moringa's Health BenefitsMoringa is not a word that many folks are familiar with, but this incredible plant has been used for culinary and medical purposes for centuries.
Sugar Substitutes: Which One Is the Healthiest Alternative?Doctors and dietitians are always talking about the benefits of giving up sugar, but what sweetening substitutes can you use in place of it?
A Running List of Freebies and Deals You Can Get With Your COVID-19 Vaccine CardThere are many things to look forward to in terms of getting vaccinated. But discounts and freebies are unexpected perks, offered to those who received the shot.
Slutty Vegan Owner, Pinky Cole, on Expanding Her Restaurant Empire (Exclusive)Green Matters spoke with Slutty Vegan owner, Pinky Cole, about inspiring others to eat plant-based foods, and expanding her restaurant empire.
The Benefits of Black Seed OilBlack seed oil has many health benefits but why is taking it also a risk for some people?
Chia Seeds Are a Superfood, Can Replace Eggs in Baking, and So Much MoreChia seeds aren’t just good for making novelty planters, they are actually quite nutritious as well.
Sinking Our Teeth Into Beyond Meat's Plummeting Stock PricesWhy is Beyond Meat's stock down? The company, which is famous for its plant-based products, is currently suffering from plummeting stock prices.
Chipotle Combats Food Waste by Composting and Donating LeftoversWhat does Chipotle do with leftovers? The chain restaurant combats food waste in a number of ways, by mindfully preparing, composting, and donating.
This App Rates Restaurants Based on How Wasteful They Are (Exclusive)Many restaurants produce quite a bit of waste between packaging and utensils, but we spoke with the creator of an app that rates restaurants on sustainability practices.
Lizzo’s Best Vegan Recipes, As Seen on Her TikTokLizzo is constantly blessing TikTok with plant-based recipes, leading her fans to wonder if she is vegan.
Zero Wasters Will Love This Package-Free Grocery Delivery Service (Exclusive)Jarr, a Vancouver-based business, is a package-free grocery delivery service, and Green Matters was able to catch up with the founder, Emily Sproule.
Why Select Meat Companies — Like Tyson — Have Started Offering Plant-Based OptionsHere's why Tyson is one of many meat producers to start offering plant-based options, in an attempt to lower their impact and curb the climate crisis.
Three-Michelin Star Restaurant, Eleven Madison Park, Rebrands With Fully Plant-Based MenuNew York City's famous Eleven Madison Park has rebranded with a fully vegan menu, becoming one of two three-Michelin-starred vegan restaurants worldwide.
Baskin-Robbins Launches Oat Milk Ice Cream NationwideBaskin-Robbins' became the biggest U.S. ice cream chain to offer vegan ice cream, after launching oat milk-based ice cream at all locations nationwide.
This Climate Change Beer Tastes Intentionally Bad, to Reflect Our Impending DoomNew Belgium released Torched Earth Ale, which is meant to reflect the "tastes of the future," and it's intentionally really terrible.
Why Is There a Boba Shortage Right Now? Bubble Tea Shops May Be in DangerWhy is there a boba shortage? U.S. bubble tea shops may be in danger right now, as the delectable Taiwanese beverage is currently in short supply.
How An Expert Approaches the Yin-Yang Dietary Philosophy (Exclusive)The yin-yang Chinese dietary philosophy helps you determine what foods do and don't work for your body, as a crucial part of finding inner balance.
A Running List of Ben & Jerry's Vegan Flavors, to Help You Choose on Free Cone DayAlthough Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry's has been postponed this year, due to the ongoing pandemic, we've made a full list of the brand's vegan flavors.
Dunkin' Is Releasing Over 40 Vegan Doughnuts — Where and When You Can Get Them (UPDATES)Global doughnut chain, Dunkin', is about to release over 40 vegan doughnut flavors — here's where and when you'll be able to taste them for yourself.