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Welcome! Our group is dedicated to providing resources for people who are vegan or interested in becoming vegan.

While you need not be vegan or vegetarian to join this group, please be sincerely interested in learning more about veganism.

If you are interested in a mentor to assist you on your journey, check out the Vegan Mentor Program HERE (https://veganoutreach.org/vegan-mentorship-program/).

Also, check out "Living a Whole Food, Plant-Based Life (https://nutritionstudies.org/whole-food-plant-based-diet-guide)". Scroll to the bottom and sign up for a free 7 day KICKSTART! Thank you for the tip, Steve.

Thank you for your interest in our Meetup! We look forward to seeing you soon.

- The Vegetarian Society of Richmond + RVA Vegan volunteers


Please note that many of our potluck events are sponsored by the Vegetarian Society of Richmond(VSR). VSR was founded in 1995 by Lois Angeletti, years before being vegan was as cool + as common as it is today! Please note that most of the VSR potlucks do require a $3 fee to cover the cost of the venue while also supporting the Society’'s expenses including activities and outreach such as the Richmond VegFest, the Health Expo, + the Pet Expo.


Interested in going veg? Check these links out for a bit of inspiration!

Dairy: the real story (http://www.worldofvegan.com/the-dairy-industry/)

Chicken in Reverse (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sd_QRXp4gaY)

Earthlings (http://www.nationearth.com/earthlings-1/)

Vegucated (http://www.getvegucated.com/)

"I just don't want them to be chopped up!" (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JsaGeAz3TSM)
(If only we all listened to the wisdom of kids.)

Cowspiracy (http://www.cowspiracy.com/)

Peaceable Kingdom (http://www.peaceablekingdomfilm.org/)

Food Choices (http://www.foodchoicesmovie.com/)

Food, Inc. (http://www.takepart.com/foodinc/index.html)

Forks Over Knives (https://www.forksoverknives.com/the-film/#gs.SscLtqg)

Fast Food Nation (http://www.foxsearchlight.com/fastfoodnation/)

Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead (http://www.fatsickandnearlydead.com/)

Best place for news/recipes: One Green Planet (http://www.onegreenplanet.org/)

Best place for nutrition research

This "counter" (http://www.adaptt.org/about/the-kill-counter.html) quickly shows you the scope of the violence/death.

Finally, this one (http://thevegancalculator.com/#calculator) shows how much good you can do.

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Please bring a VEGAN dish to share. Please also bring your own place setting and beverage.

Rain or shine.

No vaccinations required. All are welcome.

The fee is $3.00 a person to pay for the shelter. Children under 16 are free.
Thank you.

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