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Healthy Taste Ticket - Hi, all!  Happy new year!  I received the message below from Chantal Gariepy, a member of our group.  This is a great opportunity as tickets are now over $200.  If you are interested, please send Chantal a message. I am writing becaus Dawn G. Jan 10, 2016 10:10 PM
Talk and Dinner with Carrie LeBlanc - Hi, everyone! We need to fill 3 more spots for our special vegan dinner with Carrie Saturday evening.  Boochies is a newer vegetarian restaurant in Santa Barbara and if you haven't tried it yet, the food is fabulous!  If you are interested in Dawn G. Sep 16, 2015 8:17 PM
RE: [GoVeganSantaBarbara] Now accepting contributions for Vegan Santa Barbara Meetup - Thank you Kirk. I really appreciate that you stepped up duri Hilary K. Sep 15, 2015 11:31 AM
RE: [GoVeganSantaBarbara] Now accepting contributions for Vegan Santa Barbara Meetup - Kirk G. Sep 15, 2015 9:38 AM
Re: [GoVeganSantaBarbara] Now accepting contributions for Vegan Santa Barbara Meetup - Hi Kirk - I sent a message a few days ago offering to ta Erin P. Sep 15, 2015 9:31 AM
Re: [GoVeganSantaBarbara] Now accepting contributions for Vegan Santa Barbara Meetup - Hi Kirk, Yes, of course I would like to help support the website. Please tell me where I may send a c sharon Sep 15, 2015 9:27 AM
Now accepting contributions for Vegan Santa Barbara Meetup - Hi folks, For the past couple of years or so I have been paying the $14.99 per month required to maintain the Meetup website. With 555 members now, it seems that there could easily be a more equitable distribution of the burden. There's Kirk G. Sep 15, 2015 9:24 AM
Vegan Potlucks and films group - Hi, everyone! We spoke about this briefly at our last hike/coffee meet-up and a few of you were interested in the info on the new vegan meet-up in town.  I wanted to be sure to get the word out because more vegan events would be great! � Dawn G. Jul 15, 2015 7:43 PM
PlantPure Nation film premier in Santa Barbara in July - Hello! Plant Pure Nation film ( ) is scheduled to be shown in Santa Barbara the week of July 4 (final timing/location details to be released soon). We are actively loo Katya Jun 15, 2015 7:05 AM
studio apartment - ken y. May 17, 2015 8:43 PM
Change in Plan for Mesa Verde Meetup: Please Read and Confirm/update RSVP - Please Note: In order to accommodate the needs of the newly opened restaurant and kitchen (this will just be day 4!)- we have arranged a special tasting menu and we will meet 5:30-7pm.  For only $30 per person- they will put out a vegan spread for Hilary K. Jul 9, 2014 5:10 PM
Looking forward to 2014: An Apple a Day - Dear friends of SBV-- Many of you probably know of Dr. Michael Greger and his non-profit, science-based nutrition website, If you are not familiar with this "searchable" site, you owe yourself a visit. Over a period of years Kirk G. Dec 29, 2013 11:53 AM
Holiday Cookie (and/or apps) party this Sunday 3-5pm - Hello Santa Barbara Vegan Meetup members! I know it is a busy time of year, but I am hoping you can join us for the Holiday Cookie (and apps) party this Sunday December 15th, 3-5pm.  (link below with more info) There will be coffee pro Hilary K. Dec 13, 2013 5:19 PM
SOL Food Festival Saturday 10am-6pm with Santa Barbara Vegan Meet up and demo by vegan chef Greg Arnolf from LA - Hi Everyone! This is a friendly reminder that we will be out at the SOL food festival this Saturday (tomorrow!) from 10am-6pm at Plaza Vera Cruz Park, next to the downtown farmers market on Cota and Santa Barbara. We will have our own b Hilary K. Sep 27, 2013 3:54 PM
Meetup details changed: Veganpalooza 2013: a worldwide vegan event - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­baraVegan/events/133305312/ When : Thursday, August 15, Kirk G. Aug 15, 2013 7:37 AM
Meetup details changed: June Vegan Drinks/Meet and Greet with Carrie from Mercy For Animals - Carrie LeBlanc, Director of Operations of Mercy For Animals and founder of Go Vegan Santa Barbara will be joining us. Please stop by to say hi! =============   I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: carrie l. Jun 6, 2013 6:48 AM
Tabling at Earth Day on Sunday April 21st - Hi SB Vegans, healthy eaters and curious friends! Go Vegan Santa Barbara and the Santa Barbara Vegan Meet up will be tabling at Earth Day Sunday April 21st at Alameda Park. The event starts at 11am. Carolyn will be setting up by about 10: Hilary K. Apr 21, 2013 1:51 AM
Carolyn's Book Launch tomorrow March 17th, 2:00pm in Los Angeles - Hello, SB Vegan Meetup organizer Carolyn Mullin will be launching her book Defiant Daughters - tomorrow - and if you can make it down to LA - please go support her! Details: Defiant Daughters 21 Women on A Hilary K. Mar 16, 2013 6:57 PM
Re: [GoVeganSantaBarbara] Greetings Vegan Meetup Members! - Preview not available mary f. Jan 23, 2013 4:52 PM
Re: [GoVeganSantaBarbara] Greetings Vegan Meetup Members! - Hi Hilary, Welcome to the Chair of the vegan group. It's so good of you to offer your time and energy to keeping this worthwhile gr sharon Jan 23, 2013 10:12 AM
Greetings Vegan Meetup Members! - Hello Everyone, I would like to introduce myself. My name is Hilary Kleger and I have agreed to step up and become the new organizer for the Vegan Meetup. I want to thank everyone who has participated in Meetups and especially Carrie LeBla Hilary K. Jan 23, 2013 12:04 AM
Re: [GoVeganSantaBarbara] Classes Still a GO! and THANK YOU - Thank you Cynthia!! Much love to you! Melissa C. Jan 9, 2013 3:30 PM
Re: [GoVeganSantaBarbara] Classes Still a GO! and THANK YOU - Beautiful Melissa. I honor and respect the choices people make as we are all different. I sometimes eat scallops or muscles based on what my body is telling me is needed! Cynthia A Z. Jan 9, 2013 12:48 PM
Fwd: [GoVeganSantaBarbara] Thank YOU everyone! - Jay D. Jan 9, 2013 10:47 AM
Classes Still a GO! and THANK YOU - Hi Everyone. Thank you so, so much from the bottom of my heart for all your lovely and supportive emails in response to me stepping down! I truly appreciate it!!!   Also, all my classes are still a go, even though I will not be Melissa C. Jan 9, 2013 10:32 AM
Re: [GoVeganSantaBarbara] Thank YOU everyone! - Melissa, Thank you for being a Vegan that is putting out the effort and time. Your intent is truly appr Reginald R Jan 8, 2013 11:08 AM
Re: [GoVeganSantaBarbara] Thank YOU everyone! - Melissa. I used to be an old member and big supporter of this group. I also left because of a few 'loud talkers' who I rubbed the wrong way. Please know that I support you 100%. my life is mixed with intense fitness, nut rick Jan 8, 2013 9:58 AM
Re: [GoVeganSantaBarbara] Thank YOU everyone! - Hi Melissa, I have never met you and have never attended a meetup for this group but I am on the list and have had an inte Rachel G. Jan 8, 2013 9:03 AM
Thank YOU everyone! - Dear Go Vegan Members, I will be stepping down as organizer from the group, as I understand that some of you are not in favor of me not being 100% vegan for a short period of time, due to health reasons.   I teach veganism and Melissa C. Jan 8, 2013 7:43 AM
Cooking Class Cancelled Today due to RAIN! - Hey Vegan Members! I am so sorry, but the cooking class today at 2pm is cancelled due to the rain. There is no space inside the store to hold the class due to the holiday table. So sorry for any inconvenience! See you next time Melissa C. Nov 17, 2012 11:16 AM
THANK YOU! - Thanks for everyone who showed up for my Fall cooking class yesterday!!! Had an awesome time and love seeing your faces. If you would like the recipes, email me [address removed]. I made some delicious dishes using Local ONLY produce to support the S Melissa C. Sep 16, 2012 8:46 AM
Join me TODAY at 2pm at Whole Foods for Farm to Table Cooking Class! - Hope to see you. This class will be a kick-off of the SOL food festival!! Please join me at 2pm. Making Raw Apple Cobbler, Oven Roasted Miso Glazed Eggplant & Heirloom Tomato & Avocado Salad! Melissa C. Sep 15, 2012 9:52 AM
DATE CORRECTION: GROCERY STORE TOUR WITH MELISSA COSTELLO - My apologies everyone. when I sent out the reminder yesterday, I stated that the store tour was Wednesday, but it's really this THURSDAY (SEPT 13) night as the original event shows. My apologies for any inconvenience! hope to see you THURSDAY!!! Melissa C. Sep 11, 2012 12:53 PM
Don't Forget to Join me For Grocery Store Tour - Dear Vegan SB Members! Don't forget to join me this Wednesday night for my Vegan & Gluten Free Baking Grocery Store Tour!!! Look forward to seeing you there! Melissa C. Sep 10, 2012 12:33 PM
Meetups forthcoming! - Hi Friends,   Just when you thought you'd gotten rid of me...I am back! Well, not back in SB, but back assisting with the Meetup. There will now be several co-organizers of this Meetup, with events including a potluck coming down the p carrie l. Aug 20, 2012 4:30 PM
Grocery Store Tour - Hey Vegan Lovers, Don't forget to join me at my Grocery Store Tour at Whole Foods Tomorrow night (Wednesday August at 6pm). Please RSVP as we only have a few spots left! Look forward to seeing you there! Melissa C. Aug 7, 2012 5:05 PM
Grocery Store Tour - Hey Vegan Lovers, Don't forget to join me at my Grocery Store Tour at Whole Foods Tomorrow night (Wednesday August at 6pm). Please RSVP as we only have a few spots left! Look forward to seeing you there! Melissa C. Aug 7, 2012 5:05 PM
NEW ORGANIZER - Hello Everyone! I am excited to be taking over this group from Carrie, who was so amazing at running it for so long. She will be sorely missed!!! I am a vegan chef & nutritionist here in SB and am looking forward to meeting all of you! I am Melissa C. Jun 11, 2012 1:33 PM
Anyone want to take over this Meetup? - Hi Friends,   I am now within a couple months of departing Santa Barbara,  and rather than keep "Go Vegan Santa Barbara" and all of its programs intact, I am going to deconstruct everything for the simple reason that I don't have time carrie l. May 19, 2012 2:33 PM
A few long overdue updates from Go Vegan Santa Barbara :) - Hi all! Hope you've been enjoying your Spring! I feel like I should apologize to all of you for not getting Meetups scheduled. As most of you know, three and a half weeks ago I became Director of Operations for Mercy For Animals, one of the maj carrie l. Apr 25, 2012 8:08 PM
Meetup details changed: Vegan Mexican Cooking Demonstration & Dinner at Casa Dolores - Hi all, A reminder about the Vegan Mexican cooking demo and full dinner at Casa Dolores on Saturday. Casa Dolores is willing to do a discounted rate of $35 per person for GVSB members, so if you'd like to come please sign up at our Meetup page carrie l. Mar 8, 2012 1:37 PM
News about Go Vegan Santa Barbara - Hello my friends, I have news which some of you have already read at our Facebook page: I have accepted the position of Director of Operations for the amazing national nonprofit Mercy For Animals. Many of you know that I have bee carrie l. Feb 17, 2012 7:42 PM
We need potluck spaces! and Volunteers! - Hi Friends, At the planning meeting last weekend we made great progress on organizing the GVSB calendar of events for the year. To get everyone up to speed: we decided to continue doing potlucks, "Vegan Drinks" social events, participate in Ear carrie l. Jan 28, 2012 8:26 AM
Re: [GoVeganSantaBarbara] Meetup details changed: Holiday Dinner Celebration - Hi Carrie, Thank-you for keeping the potluck alive! You mentioned that the space is small, so I was wondering should I bring my keyboard (to play jazzy Xmas music)? I would set up in a corner, probably, near an electrical outlet. But if it's too t Eric Dec 5, 2011 7:42 AM
Meetup details changed: Holiday Dinner Celebration - Friends.... I have found us a space for our Holiday potluck. My place of employment...the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History...has stepped up for us once again. Our event will carrie l. Dec 3, 2011 1:11 PM
Holiday Potluck needs a new home - Friends, Unfortunately Rick can no longer host the holiday potluck meetup at his place of residence. And I'm sorry to say that I don't have a backup plan. If anyone would be willing to host, I'd be grateful, otherwise I'm afraid I'm going to ha carrie l. Dec 2, 2011 2:39 PM
I Need Your Help ASAP!! - Please act NOW!! John Dickson of has thus far refused to include Adama in his Thanksgiving restaurant list because they don't serve turkey. I emailed him about this issue and he posted my email on his blog for pu carrie l. Nov 16, 2011 11:12 AM
Symposium - Hi Carrie-- Am I dreaming or did there used to be a detailed list of the speakers and the time each of them was going to speak posted on the MeetUp site? I c Kirk G. Nov 6, 2011 4:05 PM
Ethics and Your Plate...please help and attend, if you can! :) - Hi Friends, As you probably know, our big educational event of the year is coming up next Saturday, November 12th. The Ethics and Your Plate symposium is going to be a fascinating afternoon of lecture and discussion surrounding animals carrie l. Nov 6, 2011 2:16 PM
Applications - Hi Carrie-- I admire you for putting out a request for "relationship" applications today. That takes a lot of guts. The conversation that followed (which Kirk G. Nov 3, 2011 10:37 AM
Re: [GoVeganSantaBarbara] Deals in the vegan world today! - My friend is a photographer who wants to do a photo shoot combining healthy people with healthy food. Totally professional. Would u enter the thought of having her shoot the meet this Sunday? Knowledge is not a si rick Sep 15, 2011 9:06 AM
Re: [GoVeganSantaBarbara] Deals in the vegan world today! - Hi Carrie, I'm a new member.... we met at the last meeting... Question: where sharon Sep 13, 2011 1:26 PM
RE: [GoVeganSantaBarbara] Deals in the vegan world today! - user 1. Sep 13, 2011 12:04 PM
RE: [GoVeganSantaBarbara] Deals in the vegan world today! - user 1. Sep 13, 2011 11:45 AM
Deals in the vegan world today! - Hi Friends, As you know, I rarely use this list for anything except communicating about the Meetups...but this is too good to pass up. Get $20 worth of groceries at Whole Foods for $10!! To do so, just head over to: carrie l. Sep 13, 2011 11:23 AM
Facebook and Festivals - Hi All, I'm learning that several of you who make use of are not on Facebook, which is where I post the vast majority of my news announcements . To somewhat resolve that issue, I have tinkered a bi carrie l. Aug 17, 2011 9:14 AM
Re: [GoVeganSantaBarbara] Congratulations! - Hi Carrie, I'd love to volunteer! Congrats on the front page of Meetup, by the way :) Meghan On Mon, Aug 15, 2011 at 9:47 PM, carrie leblanc wrote: > Hi everyone, > > Thought you'd like to know that--as I've told you--Go Veg Meghan Joyce T. Aug 16, 2011 10:50 PM
Re: [GoVeganSantaBarbara] Congratulations! - Super news. I'd be able to participate at the booth, but unfortunately can't help contribute toward expenses. Cat Robson On Mon, Aug 15, 2011 at 9:47 PM, carrie leblanc < Cat R. Aug 16, 2011 8:46 AM
Re: [GoVeganSantaBarbara] Congratulations! - Totally awesome Carrie. I would be happy to donate towards the booth. I will check out the email on computer tomorrow. Cynthia If you can dream it, you can do it. Cynthia A Z. Aug 15, 2011 10:06 PM
Congratulations! - Hi everyone, Thought you'd like to know that--as I've told you--Go Vegan Santa Barbara is a ROUSING success!! So much so that we are currently being featured on the front page of!! Check it out here: carrie l. Aug 15, 2011 9:47 PM
Can you please send this out as an email to the members? Thanks!!!! - PLEASE Adrienne M. Aug 13, 2011 8:19 AM
Meetup details changed: Sam's Nutritious AND Delicious Meetup! - Hi Friends! You can find some details about our August Meetup below and at our Meetup addition, our September Meetup is also posted! Check 'em out! I'm also pleased to share that more information about our November Symposium i carrie l. Jul 26, 2011 8:06 PM

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