What Are Welfare Standards Really Like For UK Dairy Cows?

What Are Welfare Standards Really Like For UK Dairy Cows?

Many resources on farm animal welfare are US-based, and I recently realised I didn’t have a clear idea of how the UK differed. I decided to do some research and share my findings. I’m not suggesting that all practices described are carried out on all farms, or that all dairy cows suffer from the ailments … Read More

Ending Animal Testing In Universities

Ending Animal Testing In Universities

Around half of animal experiments in the UK take place in universities. International organisation The Animal Justice Project recently launched its Campus Without Cruelty campaign in an attempt to tackle this issue. The group has organised demonstrations at three major universities to highlight their use of animals. I went along to the University of Bristol … Read More

Why I Ditched Shampoo (and Other Toiletries)

Why I Ditched Shampoo (and Other Toiletries)

This post contains one or more affiliate links, which help to sustain Little Green Seedling. I only ever recommend things I truly believe in! By now, many people are aware of the ‘no-poo’ movement, the practice of not using shampoo. There are countless testimonials from those who’ve tried it, claiming their hair is softer, shinier … Read More

How To Reduce Waste (And Save Money Too!)

How To Reduce Waste (And Save Money Too!)

This post contains one or more affiliate links, which help to sustain Little Green Seedling. I only ever recommend things I truly believe in! In a previous post, I discussed our disposable culture and its impact on our planet. It’s easy to feel powerless in the face of such a massive issue, but there are … Read More

Animal Agriculture Hurts Humans Too

Animal Agriculture Hurts Humans Too

This post contains one or more affiliate links, which help to sustain Little Green Seedling. I only ever recommend things I truly believe in! It’s something most vegetarians and vegans have heard before: “Why worry about animals when so many humans are suffering? Surely that’s more important.” This argument has obvious flaws – it’s possible … Read More

A Comprehensive Guide To Eating Vegan On A Budget

A Comprehensive Guide To Eating Vegan On A Budget

This post contains one or more affiliate links, which help to sustain Little Green Seedling. I only ever recommend things I truly believe in! A common misconception about veganism is that it has to be expensive, but this couldn’t be further from the truth. In this post I’ll give you some tips I’ve learned for … Read More

Vegan Permaculture: Is It The Future?

Vegan Permaculture: Is It The Future?

There are some experiences which completely change your perspective on life. For me, one of those experiences was spending two weeks as a volunteer on a vegan permaculture farm in the heart of North Wales. Despite having grown up in the Welsh countryside, this was different to anything I had done before. For one thing, … Read More