Food

Black and Vegan: When Taking Control of Your Health Infringes on Racial Performativity

Black and Vegan: When Taking Control of Your Health Infringes on Racial Performativity

I became a vegan after I became a vegetarian. I became a vegetarian on and off for several years after watching Food Inc, a harsh but necessary exposé on the food and meat packing industries. Horrified, I saw how many farming practices exploit animals for the sake of our meat-heavy diets. As a lifelong animal lover and Eliza Thornberry wannabe, I felt a deep sense of shame and guilt come over me while watching the dreary life cycle of a farm cow. The peaceful life I've always aimed to live by was not conducive to eating meat.

Waterworks Road is Something Sweet: Healthy Popsicles with a St. Lucian Twist

Waterworks Road is Something Sweet: Healthy Popsicles with a St. Lucian Twist

The Waterworks Road team consists of two sisters bringing together their exotic vibe of the Caribbean with the sophisticated taste of New York to create premium products and experiences. They hope to share the tastes of peanut punch, sorrel, mauby, soursop, ginger-beer, mango, pineapple and other authentically caribbean flavors to the world.