October 1st is officially classed as Vegetarian Day,
however, the organisers have taken it a step further and have
deemed October as World Vegetarian Month.
The aim of this is to try and encourage meat eaters to take the
pledge and give up all meat for an entire month in order to raise
awareness for vegetarianism, animal cruelty and the harm farming has
on the environment.
The campaign wants the
participants to organise vegetarian pot-lucks with their family and
friends, discuss their experiences with others and spread the word of how
going meat-less is benefiting their health, saving lives and preserving our
Although vegetarianism ends with
the cruelty of meat and doesn't involve raising awareness of the egg
and dairy industry, TVK are happy to support anyone that is willing
to make a small difference in order to make a great change. Veganuary can
be a little daunting for people that have only ever known the typical
western diet and they may see World Vegetarian Month as a more realistic
challenge to ease them into a life without animal products. If more
people begin to make the connection between meat and the suffering it
causes to both the animals and the planet, then their next
realisation is most likely to be that going completely vegan is the way
Why not challenge a meat eater
you know to take the pledge? Who knows what it might lead to!
To make it easier, why not take a look at all of the fantastic
meat alternatives and other products we have on TheVeganKind Supermarket!