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Vegan Teen Meets With President Obama After Winning Entrepreneurship Challenge

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Vegan bakers are absolutely killing it (no pun intended) these days! First, Chloe Coscarelli wins Cupcake Wars, and now one young baker is getting presidential treatment!

Earlier this week, 17 year old vegan baker Nia Froome met with President Obama to discuss her business plan after winning the 2010 OppenheimerFunds/NFTE National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge.

“As an amateur baker and cook, Nia began altering recipes for her vegan parents when her mother gave up meat after her cancer diagnosis 10 years ago,” writers PRNewswire.com. “After reading about the founder of Mrs. Field’s cookies as part of her NFTE class, Froome was inspired to combine her passion for vegan baking and cookies to establish Mamma Nia’s Vegan Bakery. With the $10,000 in prize money that Froome won, a portion will be donated to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, in addition to investing in her business and education.”

The inspirational challenge was sponsored by Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) — an international, non-profit organization aiming to inspire young people from low-income backgrounds to stay in school and pursue business opportunities.

Wanna know more about Nia’s vegan business? Stop by the company’s Facebook page and check it out!

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Veld donates money to farm animals and also serves them

Lest we be confused that their giant V logo stands for anything other than Veld.

Trading beef for beans is not a solution, veganism is

Please do substitute beef for beans, but also have tofu instead of turkey, carrots instead of chicken, and I think you see where I’m going.

Guys, extortion isn’t an effective form of vegan advocacy

Assuming we can extort people into respecting the lives of others makes no sense.