Edge Hill University has launched its first vegan and vegetarian restaurant on campus. Following a student survey calling for more vegan and vegetarian options the University has opened Roots Kitchen. Using plenty of locally-sourced produce Roots Kitchen will offer a changing menu of special dishes such as cauliflower popcorn, beetroot and halloumi kebabs, vegetable […]
Researchers at Edge Hill University have discovered what might encourage people to go vegan. Prof Claire Parkinson, Dr Richard Twine and Naomi Griffin from Edge Hill’s Centre for Human Animal Studies (CfHAS) carried out a year of research funded by The Vegan Society. They found that non-vegans were more likely to go vegan (move to […]
The vegans are coming – and they’re bringing lunch. We sent Creative Writing undergraduate Lucy Barrett to Food For Thought, Edge Hill University’s vegan showcase, to investigate the foodie hinterland that’s having a moment.
Edge Hill University will open its doors to the public on the weekend of 2nd and 3rd June for Food for Thought, an inspiring programme of talks and events accompanied by a vegan food festival.
Many of us may wonder why veganism comes naturally to some while others struggle to keep up with it, and two academics from Edge Hill University are on a mission to find out why.