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Getting a VLCE from Main Street Vegan Academy equipped me to make a difference in the world through personalized, professional, and in-depth training.
The academy understands my journey towards a Vegan world is unique and equipped me for whatever path I choose.
I learned from experienced professionals in class, and the Academy curated a selection of essential books for students to read.
If you are thinking of some great books on Veganism, check out the VLCE required reading list below.
Oh, and go sign up for the Academy!
Main Street Vegan
This book provides practical advice and inspiration for everyone—from Main Street to Wall Street and everywhere in between.
It is the basis for the entire VLCE program; a lively, accepting overview of every aspect of Vegan eating and living.
The China Study
T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D and Thomas M. Campbell, MD
Over 30 years ago, nutrition researcher T. Colin Campbell and his team at Cornell embarked upon the China Study.
What they found opened their eyes to the dangers of a diet high in animal protein and the unparalleled health benefits of a whole food, plant-based diet.
Vegan for Life
Jack Norris, RD, and Virginia Messina, MPH, RD
Vegan for Life is one of the best works on Vegan nutrition: clear, honest, and science-based.
Registered dietitians and long-time vegans Jack Norris and Virginia Messina debunk some of the most persistent myths about vegan nutrition and provide essential information about calcium, protein, supplements, and understanding the “real deal” about soy.
Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows
Melanie Joy, PhD
Have you ever heard of carnism? The term was coined by Dr. Joy. And in this book she covers the psychology of why society makes it okay to have some animals as friends and others as food and how we can combat this.
Eat for the Planet
Nil Zacharias and Gene Stone
It is a pocket-sized easy read on the very complex topic of climate change and global pollution and the animal agriculture connection. The information is short, concise, and has easy-to-understand images!
Vegan Ventures: Start and Grow an Ethical Business
This book is an excellent introduction to business with Vegans in mind and I used it to niche down my business!
Vegan Ventures covers mindset, branding, and more! It was exactly what I needed to take my business to the next level.
Main Street Vegan Academy has provided me with a transformative experience, deepening my understanding of Veganism through the above essential books. (Read them on your favorite E-Reader)
They have expanded my knowledge of plant-based living, ethical business practices, and the impact of our choices.
Wisdom gained from these books and the expertise of the instructors, equipped me to make a meaningful difference in the world as a passionate advocate for Veganism.