ModVegan https://modvegan.com modern vegan living Wed, 13 Dec 2017 13:00:03 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.1 https://i1.wp.com/modvegan.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/cropped-modvegan-head.jpeg?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 ModVegan https://modvegan.com 32 32 modern vegan living ModVegan modern vegan living ModVegan https://modvegan.com/wp-content/plugins/powerpress/rss_default.jpg https://modvegan.com 107588408 Veganism’s Eternal September & Gatekeeper Syndrome https://modvegan.com/eternal-september/ https://modvegan.com/eternal-september/#respond Wed, 13 Dec 2017 13:00:03 +0000 https://modvegan.com/?p=1683 In the early internet users hated AOL for creating an “eternal September,” when throngs of ignorant newbies joined the web. The first people to join movements can be an insular bunch. These innovators pride themselves on being different. But they can become downright antagonistic when they see people crowding in on a space that had previously
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Field Roast Acquired by Maple Leaf Foods – What it Means for Modern Veganism https://modvegan.com/field-roast/ https://modvegan.com/field-roast/#respond Sat, 09 Dec 2017 15:00:34 +0000 https://modvegan.com/?p=1692 On November 30, 2017, Maple Leaf Foods announced a definitive agreement to acquire Field Roast Grain Meat Co. for USD$120 million, plus related costs. The purchase aligns closely with Maple Leaf Foods’ stated goal of becoming the world’s most sustainable protein company. This is extremely exciting news, and a true validation of the winds of change are
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The S-Curve of Innovation & the End of Animal Agriculture https://modvegan.com/s-curve/ https://modvegan.com/s-curve/#respond Wed, 06 Dec 2017 13:00:05 +0000 https://modvegan.com/?p=1689 Have you ever noticed that new ideas and technologies sound completely crazy…until suddenly they’re not? Thanks to the s-curve, new ideas and technologies (like meat without animals) sound totally implausible…until they are the norm.In the 1960s, pocket sized computers were so unimaginable that even the computers on the Starship Enterprise were the size of washing machines.
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Veganism & Everett Rogers’ Innovation Adoption Curve https://modvegan.com/adoption-curve/ https://modvegan.com/adoption-curve/#respond Sat, 02 Dec 2017 15:00:31 +0000 https://modvegan.com/?p=1678 Over 40 years ago, Saudi Oil Minister Sheikh Ahmed Zaki Yamani said “the Stone Age didn’t end for lack of stones, and the Oil Age will end long before the world runs out of oil.” Today, the combustion engine is still with us, but it’s well on the path to obsolescence. Not because we ran out
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