-posted by Jennifer G.-
This gathering at the Whole Foods store in Lake Grove is very casual. I'll be ready to greet folks starting at 6:30, but if you want to show up later than 6:30, that's totally fine.
If you want to show up early and claim some tables, great—let me know that you can help with that. Thank you!
The store's food bar is vegan-friendly (vegan items are clearly labeled, ingredients are listed). You pay by the weight of your food. My total usually comes to $10-11.
As with all VLI meetups, please bring only vegan fare to the table.
(Our policy is "at VLI meetups, the food is always vegan, and everyone is treated with kindness." In other words, we expect everyone to enjoy a vegan meal together. Even if you or your guests don't think of yourselves as "vegan.")
We'll be hanging out in the far end of the eating area, near the children's play area, at least until 8:00 (the store closes at 10). Be aware that as it gets later in the evening, the food bar may run out of the more popular items.
NOTE: Whole Foods offers durable bowls, but not durable utensils. So **remember to bring utensils for yourself** to cut down even more on our trash. I bring my own water bottle, too.
Hope to see you there!
One last thing: even though this gathering is more casual than other restaurant outings, I still appreciate if you can keep your RSVP up-to-date. That way, I know whom/how many to expect. Thanks! If you need to reach me, call or text[masked]-5108.