QUEENS — Community fridges popped up all across New York City to combat food insecurity.
Now, several grassroots organizations are creating the first vegetarian and vegan friendly community fridges in Queens; it’s called the Queensbridge Community Fridge and it’s open 24/7. The fridge is stocked with fresh produce, plant-based milk, and bread. There’s no meat because it’s vegetarian and vegan friendly.
Grace Frutos helped bring the fridge to the Queensbridge Houses back in October. After
Disclaimer: Please listen to your body, educate yourself and talk to a professional if you are looking to completely change your diet.
I learned this week that some parmesan cheeses aren’t vegetarian. Never thought of that, huh?
Last spring, I wanted to go vegetarian to better myself and my awful diet of gross college food. It lasted for about two weeks, but then spring break hit, and I basically gave up.
Then, the coronavirus pandemic
Twenty years ago, vegetarians were lucky to find enough side dishes on a restaurant menu to satisfy dinner cravings. Ten years ago, vegans were lucky if they found a small block of cheese made from rice that didn’t cost a whole week’s worth of groceries. Today, vegetarians and vegans alike can indulge in bacchanalian feasts, as the meat-free craze has finally gone mainstream. And the trend has lit up the Las Vegas Strip just as