What we're about

We are a community of people in the greater Los Angeles area that love vegan food, and that promotes healthy, humane, and eco-friendly businesses and services.


Our goal is to change the definition of being a Vegan. Currently, the definition means to have an "animal-free diet & lifestyle". We would like to include "Green"/eco-friendly living, and leading a "healthy" lifestyle into the definition.

The Vegans of LA Meetup hosts events at local Vegan businesses and brings like-minded Vegans together. We also highly encourage the vegan curious to join us as well.

We hope to share, educate, and promote the Vegan lifestyle to members that are already Vegan, and to new members who haven't fully made the transition yet. Let's have some fun!


Upcoming events (2)

Dr. Milton Mills & Victoria Moran Share Spiritual Reflections

We're thrilled to hear spiritual reflections from Dr. Milton Mills and Victoria Moran, two key speakers from our upcoming Vegan Spirituality Forum & Retreat! We look forward to hearing their perspectives on veganism and spirituality during our online interview. Please register to receive the Zoom details for this online event: www.idausa.org/veganspirituality Discover more about our Vegan Spirituality Forum & Retreat: www.thespiritualforum.org/vegan-retreat About our featured speakers: Milton R. Mills, M.D., graduate of Stanford University School of Medicine, is an urgent care physician in the Washington D.C. area whose preventative health care focus is on the unique challenges of minority populations. As a practicing Seventh-Day Adventist, Dr. Mills promotes the teaching that God’s original diet for humans was exclusively plant-based (Genesis 1:29). He is a featured expert in the documentaries What the Health? and A Prayer for Compassion where he shares his wisdom on health and faith as it relates to the way we eat. Mills is also known for publishing several research journal articles dealing with racial bias in federal nutrition policy and frequently donates his time to practice at free medical clinics. Victoria Moran first learned about ethical vegetarianism as a young child through her nanny, whose minister was Unity co-founder Charles Fillmore. Best-selling author of 13 books, including Creating a Charmed Life (published in 30 languages), The Love-Powered Diet, The Good Karma Diet, and the iconic Main Street Vegan, she is the founder and director of Main Street Vegan Academy, a training and certification program for vegan lifestyle coaches. Moran also hosts the weekly Unity radio show, Main Street Vegan, and is the lead producer of Thomas Wade Jackson’s acclaimed documentary, A Prayer for Compassion, which encourages our spiritual connection to all beings. Learn more at mainstreetvegan.net

VegFest Los Angeles 2021 (FREE)

VegFest Los Angeles

VegFest Los Angeles 2020 is cancelled/postponed until 2021. VegFest Los Angeles is coming up on May 2, 2021 at Woodley Park in Lake Balboa (San Fernando Valley) from 10:30 am to 6:30 pm. This all-vegan festival is an amazing day filled with food, fun and inspiration. The combination of a delicious vegan international food court, great live music, empowering speakers on health, environmental, humanitarian and animal topics, kids’ activities, animal adoptions, an eco-marketplace with over 150 vendors, and more, make for an an unforgettable earth-friendly experience that is sure to be enjoyable for all! To get Info on Sponsoring, Exhibiting and Festival Updates – Sign up for our Newsletter Website: https://vegfestla.org/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/VegFestLosAngeles/ Become a volunteer, https://vegfestla.org/volunteer/ Become a donor, https://vegfestla.org/donate-3/ Become a sponsor, https://vegfestla.org/become-a-sponsor/ Become an exhibitor, https://vegfestla.org/become-an-exhibitor/ Exhibitor sign-up https://vegfestla.org/sponsor-exhibitor-signup-2020/ Exhibitor FAQs https://vegfestla.org/general-faq/ Questions? Contact us at [masked] Here’s What’s Happening at VegFest: Main Stage – amazing live music and celebrity speakers. Vegspiration Tent – speakers, discussions, and displays about health and all things vegan. Learning Kitchen – cooking demonstrations about healthy, simple, tasty and fun recipes. Exhibitors – more than 150 companies and organizations showcasing their products or eco- and animal-friendly messages. Kids’ Kingdom– storytelling, face painting, crafts, hula-hooping, chill-out fort, and children’s entertainers and other activities! Oasis Beer and Wine Garden – Refresh yourself in the Oasis located near the Main Stage! Animal Adoptions – dogs, cats, rabbits and lots of animals looking for good homes! ATM Access: There is an ATM machine on the grounds of the festival. Admission prices – FREE!!! Yes – we’re happy to announce that VegFest Los Angeles 2021 will be FREE! Towards Freedom is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization Pets are not allowed except for service animals. We are so sorry to say that due to strict Health Department regulations and liability issues we are unable to accommodate your dogs (even on-leash) at the event this year. We are all animal- lovers and this is really disappointing for us. If it was possible for us to have them, we would! However, you can still get your “dog-fix” and all the dog-licks you can handle by visiting the many adoptable dogs from rescue organizations that will be available at the festival. Service animals are allowed.

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