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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.

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 Vegetarian Festival, the Health Expo,  + the Pet Expo.


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

Dairy: the real story

Chicken in Reverse



I just don't want them to be chopped up!
(If only we all listened to the wisdom of kids.)


Peaceable Kingdom

Food Choices

Food, Inc.

Forks Over Knives

Fast Food Nation

Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead

Best place for news/recipes: One Green Planet

Best place for nutrition research:

This "counter" quickly shows you the scope of the violence/death.

Finally, this one shows how much good you can do.

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Recent Meetups

  • 3 days ago · 9:00 AM

    Brunch at Citizen

    ***REMINDER: Please RSVP this morning if you will be joining us, so we have an accurate count for the restaurant and can be seated together. Join us for a vegan brunch... Learn more

  • September 18 · 5:30 PM

    Hardee's Protest 3

    We finally have the attention of Hardee's in Richmond, and we need to act on it soon!So, we are hosting another protest on Monday, at the Hardee's on Broad street by... Learn more

  • September 16 · 6:00 PM

    Introducing the Humane Party and a potluck

    Introducing the Humane Party - Dr. Joanne Kong and Alexandra Bern Cost:  VSR Members with current memberships no charge, all others $3. Those under 16 free. Time:  6pm... Learn more

  • September 9 · 12:00 PM

    RVA Hardee's Protest 2

    The Humane League is hosting a second Hardee's Protest here in Richmond, in order for them to change their extremely cruel animal welfare policy. Our first protest was a... Learn more

  • August 25 · 6:30 PM

    Armchair Activism with Adrian!

    Hello, all!  If you are not into protesting or standing on the street corner leafletting(while some of us enjoy doing this, I know it is not for everyone!) this event is... Learn more

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