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Counter Culture Reigns On: Meet Tofurky’s New CEO

If you’ve been to a natural products market in the last 30 years you may be familiar with the plant-based protein manufacturer, Tofurky. A pioneer in meat alternatives, Tofurky began as a fermentation specialist, pedaling tempeh to natural grocers in the Pacific Northwest in the early 1980s. Curiosity in shareable veg-friendly fare led founder Seth…

Meet Stephanie Frankel for Animal Advocacy

Animal Advocacy on your mind? Take a peek into a day in the life of professional Director of the Human League; Stephanie Frankle. We first met Stephanie when she was vegucating the country while working on The 10 Billion Lives Tour as a staff member of FARM (Farm Animal Rights Movement).  The number “10 billion” refers…

Seth Tibbot, on Founding Tofurky

Before starting Turtle Island Foods in 1980, I had a fabulous career as a teacher/naturalist. My first job out of college was working at an outdoor school in Sinking Springs, Ohio for $25 per week plus room and board. For the next 8 years I worked in many naturalist jobs on the periphery of the…