On the road to 10K

March 23rd, 2015

BAVeg volunteers have distributed 9,621 vegan leaflets this quarter, at 11 different leafleting events, with 1 to 3 volunteers per event.






Venue # of Leaflets # of events
Diablo Valley College (Pleasant Hill)
Napa Valley College (Napa)
Solano Community College (Fairfield)
Vallejo Farmer’s Market

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BAVeg News – March

March 23rd, 2015

BAVeg News – March 2015

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Sjaak’s Vegan Chocolate Quiz – Answers

March 22nd, 2015

Because thinking about food choices and environmental impact is such a dry topic (pun intended), sometimes we quipped “Answer a question for vegan chocolate!”

Here is the complete list of questions and answers used at the BAVeg booth at Vallejo Earth Day.  Please consider taking the quiz first — without looking at the answers, below.  Here is a link to the questions only

For those pondering the questions, here are the answers and the sources we used.  Kudos to Debbie who led the research and selection on the questions.

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News & Views – March 2015

March 14th, 2015

Healthy Veg Support Group – first meeting in American Cyn
BOOK CLUB: The World Peace Diet by Dr. Will Tuttle
Say it your way – with an Ultimate Guide review
Truth or Drought

Source: http://www.truthordrought.com/

Source: http://www.truthordrought.com/

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Ultimate Guide updates – Mar 2015

March 13th, 2015


Recently Opened * Opening Soon * Opening Sometime in the Future * Still on Our Radar * Closed Restaurants * More Food News

Falafel Wrap  (photo credit: Brandi Woods)

Falafel Wrap at Nourish Cafe (Photo Credit: Brandi Woods)

Vegan Meat and Cheese at Safeway

Chao cheese now at Safeway (American Canyon) Photo Credit: Tammy Lee



  • Nourish Cafe in San Francisco – as we understand it, the menu is vegan; however, bee pollen can be added to smoothies.  Seed + Salt also uses honey in some of their desserts; what’s with “vegan” restaurants using products from bees?
    • Please, let’s all be bee friends and not exploit or use the life’s work of this industrious little creature.  (Their lifespan is short, like 6-7 weeks, and according to the National Honey Board, it takes them that entire time to produce 1/12 of a teaspoon of honey. )  Lots of great alternatives to honey, and one of the easiest items to replace in your pantry.

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BAVeg News – March 2015

March 5th, 2015

BAVeg News – March 2015

BAVeg News – Feb 2015

February 12th, 2015

BAVeg News – February 2015

BAVeg News – Jan 2015

February 12th, 2015

BAVeg News – January 2015

News and views from Vallejo and beyond!

February 12th, 2015

Vegan Vallejo

Eat Vegan and Be Happy

left to right: Evelyn, Veronica, Kenneth, Lisa, Tammy

BAVeg has been doing vegan outreach monthly at the Vallejo Farmer’s Market’s since October, regularly distributing 500-600 leaflets each time.

In November, we had out first Vegan Food Party (VFP, aka potluck) with approx 20 people. At our second VFP in January, we had approx 25 people, including Vallejo’s own vegan body building Champion, Kenneth Williams.

With such wonderful discussions of future Vallejo vegan business ventures including a food truck  and a grocery store, learning that Vallejo’s mayor is vegan, and existing vegan-owned businesses like a yoga studio and bookstore, visions of a Vegan Vallejo are dancing in our hearts.

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Ordinary People, Extraordinary Compassion

February 8th, 2015

Q: Why did the activists hand out the leaflets?
A: To raise awareness of factory farming and plant the seeds of a compassionate, healthy and eco-friendly plant-based lifestyle

In the month of January, leafleting at 3 schools and 1 Farmer’s Market, Alyssa, Debbie, Don, and Tammy have distributed 4,251 vegan leaflets. Our outreach continues – 3rd Saturday at the Vallejo Farmer’s Market (monthly), and various dates at Diablo Valley College, Napa Valley College, and Solano Community College.

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