New Location, Same Food & Fun: DC VegFest 2019!

On August 11th, 2019 (now known as DC VegFest Day!) over 15,000 vegans and pre-vegans swarmed the District of Columbia, joining Compassion Over Killing for our annual DC VegFest. This year’s festival was a huge success thanks to your support, the help of some amazing volunteers, delicious vegan vendors, and inspiring compassionate merchants and nonprofits!  The popular Main Stage featured …

COK’s 10th Annual DC VegFest Bringing Food and Fun September 15

Compassion Over Killing (COK) is proud to present our 10th annual DC VegFest on Saturday, September 15, 2018! Hosted outdoors at famed Yards Park in the nation’s capital, the DC VegFest is a free fun-filled festival of food, music, education, and inspiration with more than 20,000 attendees joining the celebration each year.    Thousands of festival-goers – vegans and pre-vegans alike …

Watch the Fun: Thousands Celebrate COK’s DC VegFest 2017!

  On September 2, Compassion Over Killing’s DC VegFest 2017 was filled with up to 20,000 smiles, making DC’s beautiful Yards Park shine all day! Despite some not-so-shiny weather, an enthusiastic crowd joined the fun, including many who lined up hours early to get their commemorative tote bag packed with goodies from our sponsors. Vegans and pre-vegans alike came together at …

I’m Training to Run 100 Miles for Compassion Over Killing

Hey everyone! My name is Erin Brown and I’ve decided to run a 100-mile race to raise money to help Compassion Over Killing advocate for these important issues, and write blog updates about my training. Find out more about why I’m running! The most common questions and comments we crazy ultra runners get when we say we are training for 100 miles are: “Wait, all at once? Do you …

Campaign Update: Subway Widely Expands Vegan Menu in DC & LA!

You’ve been asking for vegan options, and Subway is listening! Compassion Over Killing is excited to announce that Subway, the world’s largest restaurant chain, is widely expanding its vegan menu: In the Washington, DC area, more than 300 Subway stores are in the process of rolling out a vegan menu that includes the all-vegan Malibu Garden and Black Bean sandwiches!  …

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Nation’s Restaurant News Names Vegan Café as “Breakout Brand”

Considered one of the leading foodservice industry trade publications, Nation’s Restaurant News names ten “Breakout Brands” each year that it defines as “cutting edge restaurant concepts that are set to redefine foodservice” — and for 2015, the all-vegan restaurant chain, Native Foods made the list! Right from the get-go, the article establishes that meat-free eating is gaining momentum, even among meat-eaters: “Those …

Meatless Monday Momentum: NYC Council Introduces Resolution!

The New York City Council just took a momentous step that could make the Big Apple the next – and the largest – city in the US  to officially embrace and endorse Meatless Monday. Last Thursday, on the steps of City Hall, over 50 people rallied in support of this healthy-eating initiative, including Jane Velez-Mitchell and NYC Council Member Helen Rosenthal who …

Voices of Compassion: Your 4 Favorite Blogs of 2014!

It has been an incredible year for Compassion Over Killing, and we owe much of our success to donors and supporters like you. Your generosity has been  the driving force behind our achievements, and now that we’ve gained serious momentum, we’re looking forward to accomplishing even more for animals in 2015, when we celebrate our 20th anniversary! Looking back on …