Hi there. Are you ready for midSpring?
Well, it’s here whether we like it or not! Kicking it off are TWO VegFests in the Greater L.A. area this Sunday. Hooray for veganism GROW ING so so much! If you go to either/both of these event, PLEASE let a brother know how you liked them (c/o dbagley at vegand dot net). Oh, and do know November 13th will be yet another area VegFest. Details and event link to come.
Thanks to a SoCal pal, I found out about a 25% off discount (through Target’s Cartwheel app) and tracked down all four vegan Ben & Jerry’s ice creams – score! Chunky Monkey seems to be my favorite of the four. Super curious for more B&J flavors, and moreso some without any chocolate!
Last week, the Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives got its vegan on by visiting Souley Vegan up in Oakland, CA (details here). Eager to hear reports about how the segment was; please let me know! I know other segments have been great for vegan companies like Sweet & Sara’s.
Excited to learn there are two forthcoming SoCal vegan food businesses in The Wild Chive and Pinche Vegan Food Truck. Thanks to Russell for the first 411 here, and Carmella of The Food Duo for the 2nd one.
And thanks to Big Tent Vegan for the Twitter push noting new vegan dessert spot Pomegranate is open. This place is from the Shojin team, and some may remember them from Vegan Street Fair 2016.
Did you hear that Doomie’s Toronto opened last night?!?! Yes, Doomie’s is one of the first vegan restaurants to open a location in a 2nd country – W O O T ! Rawlicious from Toronto, funny enough, may’ve been the first to do this with their former NYC location.
Finally, here’s a random article I came across that MIGHT be on interest to you all: 15 Hidden Gardens in Los Angeles to Visit this Spring
Continued thanks for your SoCal vegan scene intel shares! It helps us put together an even better
Please be well (fed).
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UPCOMING #SOCAL #VEGAN EVENTS
Sun May 1, VegFest Los Angeles (Los Angeles)
Sun May 1, Herbivore Festival (Los Angeles)
Sun May 1, Vegan Potluck @ Morley Field (San Diego)
Wed May 4, Movie Night at Au Lac! (FREE) Vegucated (Los Angeles)
Sat May 7, Green Saturday LA – A Veg & Cruelty free marketplace! (Los Angeles)
Sun May 8, Mother’s Day Vegan ALL YOU CAN EAT BUFFET (Los Angeles)
Mon May 9, The Humane Economy Book Tour – San Diego, CA (San Diego)
Sun May 15, Hormone & Heart Health Conference (San Diego)
Sun May 15, Raw Vegan Sushi Class (San Diego)
Sun May 22, Junk Food Made Raw Vegan (San Diego)
Sat May 28, LA Vegan Underground Supper Club (Los Angeles)
Sat May 28, Downtown Las Vegas Vegan Food Crawl (Las Vegas)
Sat Jun 4, LB Vegan Food & Music Festival (Los Angeles)
Sun Jun 5, The National Animal Rights Day Los Angeles 2016 (Los Angeles)
Sun Jun 12, Motivational Methods for Vegan Advocacy – An Evening with Casey Taft (San Diego)
Sat Jun 18, Los Angeles Vegan Beer & Food Festival (Los Angeles)
Sat Jun 25, Walk of Fame Take Over – For Animals – Los Angeles, CA (Los Angeles)
Sat Jul 2, The Veggie Connection Event (Los Angeles)