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Cooking Vegan When Living with an Omnivore | Cooking Demo Class (FREE)

Colorado Springs, you are in for a treat! Michael Suchman, vegan lifestyle coach and educator and one half of the Vegan Mos, will be visiting from NYC and he's joining JL to put on a cooking demo that many of you have requested: "How do I cook vegan for omnivores?" 

Michael's partner Ethan went vegan first so Michael knows what it's like to be the omnivore. JL went vegan before her husband shifted toward plant-based. She understands the frustration!  They bring real world experience to the class (and Michael is an exceptional cook!).

Join Michael and JL for a fun, FREE class where they will offer tips on how to navigate "multivore" households and will each demo their favorite vegan dish that wows their non-vegan friends and family.

Michael Suchman is a recovering lawyer.  After practicing in the field of Corporate Litigation for 12 years, he was tired of representing corporations over the interests of individuals.  Since stopping practicing, he has come to recognize that the law needs to work more on helping all individuals, regardless of species. Michael lives in New York City with his husband Ethan and their three vegan dogs: Phoebe, Riley and Charlie.  

When not running the show at Chelsea Foot and Ankle, Michael can be found either in the kitchen trying out new recipes, watching Dr. Who, or taking photos the old fashioned way, with an actual 35mm camera.  You can check out his photography at  He and Ethan are proud to be Amicus Partners with Lambda Legal and Barnyard Benefactors for Our Hen House.  Michael is A certified Vegan Life Coach and Educator and a proud graduate of Victoria Moran's Main Street Vegan Academy

JL Fields is a vegan lifestyle coach & educatorFood for Life instructor, personal chef, career coach, and a corporate consultant offering wellness training, brand representation, and strategic planning services. She is the author of Vegan Pressure Cooking (Fair Winds Press, January 2015), co-author of Vegan for Her: The Woman’s Guide to Being Healthy and Fit on a Plant-Based Diet, contributor to Running, Eating, Thinking: A Vegan Anthology, and a food, health and wellness freelance writer.

A devoted culinary student, JL has studied at the Natural Gourmet Institute and Organic Avenue, and completed the Intensive Study Program at The Christina Pirello School of Natural Cooking and Integrative Health Studies. She is certified by – and on the faculty of – the Main Street Vegan Academy, is certified as a Food for Life Instructor by Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, and holds a Master of Science degree.

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  • JL F.

    Everyone, thank you for the awesome feedback! I'm really glad you found the class helpful and informative!
    With gratitude,

    August 29, 2014

  • LeRad

    It was a very interesting informative demo well done.

    August 29, 2014

  • Mikki

    Loved it I learn something new every time I come to vegan events

    August 28, 2014

  • Sarah

    Another fun, filling, and fabulous event. :) Thanks to JL and Michael for sharing their talents and ideas with us!

    August 28, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Beautifully done! :)

    August 28, 2014

  • Loren Y.

    I was hoping I would feel better for this class because I really wanted to go but I'm still sick. :(

    August 28, 2014

  • Gayle W.

    Oh, I sooooo wish I could come to this ..I'm married to a strict omnivore!

    August 22, 2014

    • Alison M.

      Sorry I didn't see that when I wrote the comment! Good luck with the race!

      1 · August 23, 2014

    • Gayle W.

      Thank you! :)

      August 23, 2014

  • Sarah E

    You lucky ducks, Micheal is fantastic ! :) And JL too, but we already knew that ;)

    1 · August 20, 2014

  • Alison M.

    I'll give up my spot if someone wants it since I live in a vegan household, but I've been wanting to meet Michael for awhile now so thought I'd join :)

    2 · July 10, 2014

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