Welcome! Columbia Veg is a South Carolina (Midlands area) community group for vegans, vegetarians, and those exploring a plant-based lifestyle for ethical, environmental, spiritual and/or health reasons.
You do not need to be vegan or vegetarian to join, you just need to eat vegan/vegetarian at events. Our potlucks are vegan so everyone can eat everything.
(A vegan eats no animal-derived ingredients, including meat, seafood, dairy, eggs and honey; a vegetarian eats no meat or seafood but does eat eggs and dairy products).
Our events can include dinners at local veg-friendly restaurants, potlucks, raw food events, vegan outreach/tabling, local farm tours, hikes, movie or documentary nights, veg-themed book club meetings and other ideas members come up with.
If you have an idea for an event or would like to host a gathering, please email an organizer!
Because the purpose of our group is to meet each other in person, everyone is encouraged to use their first name as their profile name and to post a photo.
Dues are $1 per meetup attended, or $5 per year. This goes toward the fee Meetup charges to maintain the website ($150/year) and various other expenses.