Build Your Own Cruelty-Free Cheese & Charcuterie Board

The holiday season is upon us!

For many, this time of year represents peace, love and joy. But for animals confined on Canadian farms, there’s nothing kind or joyful about this time of year.

Tragically, holiday feasts often fuel the nightmare that is modern farming. Cows used for dairy are forcibly impregnated, have their babies stolen, and are sent to slaughter when their milk production declines. Animals killed for meat suffer from the day they are born until the day they are trucked to slaughter—often confined for their entire lives in dark barns, are denied everything that’s natural to them, and are killed at only a fraction of their natural lifespan.

But with so many plant-based holiday treat options available, it’s possible to have exciting seasonal eats without the cruelty!

We’ve teamed up with plant-based chef Amy Longard to bring you this incredible guide to building your own animal-free holiday cheese and charcuterie board!

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These Eight Cruelty-Free Canadian Coats Will Keep You Warm This Winter

Winter’s coming to Canada! Temperatures are plummeting, and many of us are scrambling to buy a new winter coat in preparation for the deep freeze that lies ahead. Tragically, some jacket and parka brands still use down fill for insulation, wool for fabric, and fur for decoration. For every animal-based parka purchased, an estimated 12 – 15 animals lose their lives.

Animals killed and skinned for their fur suffer miserable deprivation on fur farms, and are ripped from their families in the wild by cruel traps and snares. Legal killing methods in Canada include gassing, electrocution, drowning, crush traps, strangulation, and head bashing.

Meanwhile, abuse runs rampant in the down industry, with recent undercover footage shot in Canada showing sensitive geese brutalized before having their throats slit open.

What’s a compassionate consumer to do? If you’re in the market for an animal-friendly winter coat, look no further than the C…

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