Why Community Building Needs To Be The New Economy

Fat Gay Vegan
5 min readApr 5, 2020

The following is an excerpt from Fat Gay Vegan: Eat, Drink and Live Like You Give a Sh!t. (Nourish Books)

Why should vegans (and all citizens!) work hard to build healthy communities?

Community is not all about vegan beer festivals and eating as much as you can at a potluck. We vegans also need to take action for other members of our community in order to foster solidarity and resist oppression. That might result in you having to extend yourself into situations that don’t directly benefit you personally, but being part…