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January 5th, 2015

Leafleting can make a world of difference: have a heart, go veg leafleting!

2014 Leafleting Summary

# of Leaflets:  14,526
# of Leafleting Events: 21
# of Volunteers per Event:  1 to 3
Cities Leafleted (# of visits):  Fairfield (4), Napa (5), Pleasant Hill (6), San Francisco (2), Vallejo (4)
Types of Venue (# of visits):  3 colleges (17), 1 Farmer’s Market (4)
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Ultimate Guide Updates – Jan 2015

January 5th, 2015

Vegan Food News, powered by the Ultimate Guide, our online database of vegan and vegetarian restaurants and veg-owned businesses.

Grand Opening week of Jan 17th

Muir’s Tea Room: Grand Opening week of Jan 17th

Veggie Grill Walnut Creek - Opening mid-January??

Veggie Grill Walnut Creek – Opening mid-January??

Safeway Vegan Chocolate Midnight Cake

Safeway Vegan Chocolate Midnight Cake

Chipotle Mexican Grill: Order Sofritas, Get a Free Burrito!

Chipotle Mexican Grill: Order Sofritas, Get a Free Burrito!

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Vegan/Animal Rights Book Club

January 2nd, 2015

Bay Area Vegetarians is starting a book club that will read nonfiction vegan and animal rights topics, and the occasional fiction story that has a vegan theme.  (If you are a long-time member, then we are “restarting” the book club.)

There’s some wonderful books out there. If you’d like to read more books (and enjoy vegan food during the discussions), then maybe this is the book club for you! Read the rest of this entry »

BAVeg News: Napa Solano edition – Dec 2014

December 19th, 2014

BAVeg Newsletter – Napa Solano Edition – December 2014

New Veg Support Group, next Vegan Dinners

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Vallejo Times Herald interview – Dec, 2014

December 17th, 2014

Vallejo Times Herald photograph

American Canyon couple promotes vegan lifestyle

Looking for Support in Healthy Veg Lifestyle?

December 17th, 2014

One of the goals of Bay Area Vegetarians is to support and connect the veg*n community, as plant-eaters are still a minority.  Sometimes it can range from irritating to frustrating to daunting or even overwhelming to live in a flesh-eating world, particularly for those who are new to veg*nism or new to the area.  Note: veg*n is shorthand for both vegan and vegetarian

With that in mind, we became an instant supporter of Lew’s idea to start a support group in our area.  (More info about Lew and his interest in this topic below)  We have some ideas about this, and would love to get your input about this, too.

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Vegan info to over 13K people

December 11th, 2014

13,890 leaflets, to be precise.  That’s how many leaflets our volunteers distributed to individuals at Bay Area colleges in the Spring and Fall 2014 semesters, and in recent outreach at the Vallejo Farmer’s Market in October and November of this year.

We’re gardeners, planting the seeds of compassion and good health for the next crop of vegans and vegetarians.

Join us for our final outreach activity for the year — Saturday, Dec 20th at the Vallejo Farmer’s Market.

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BAVeg News – Dec 2014

December 1st, 2014

BAVeg News – December 2014

Napa Solano News – Nov 2014

November 11th, 2014

BAVeg News – Napa Solano edition – November 2014

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BAVeg News – November 2014

October 31st, 2014

BAVeg News – November 2014