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Welcome to Denver Vegans!

We are here to celebrate the beautiful, compassionate, healthy and sustainable vegan lifestyle! Join our loving community of diverse vegans and vegans-in-transition. We welcome people of all ages and lifestyles.

Denver Vegans exists to:

• Build and sustain a strong, diverse and loving community for vegans of all ages and lifestyles.

• Teach non-vegans about the philosophical, nutritional and environmental aspects of the vegan lifestyle.

• Encourage and support those in transition from the animal-based diet to the vegan diet.

• Spread awareness about the plight of animals and to work for animal liberation.

• Inspire, encourage and sustain the individual to reach out to their local community for a sustainable and vegan world.

Are you curious about veganism, or do you wonder what vegans eat? Then please join us! We offer monthly potlucks, picnics, educational talks and seminars with topics ranging from vegan nutrition to environmental sustainability, restaurant outings, cooking and raw food demos, pizza night, trips to animal sanctuaries, outreach events, animal activism opportunities, volunteering events, book signings and book clubs, hikes and outdoor activities and much more!

Join us and get connected!

For the animals, for the people, for the planet, The Denver Vegans Leadership Team

Upcoming events (3)

"Ask-A-Vegan" Meet & Greet at Native Foods

Native Foods Cafe

It's been awhile since we've had an Ask-A-Vegan event at Native Foods, and they keep coming up with delicious new food choices. Plus, they recently announced that they have lowered their prices!
Join us for dinner at all-vegan Native Foods restaurant, get to know Denver Vegans members and ask us your questions! We invite both new and long-time meetup members to come and hang out with us, and we especially welcome those who are new to a vegan lifestyle, or trying to move from a vegetarian or animal-based diet to a vegan one. We would love to meet and welcome you!

Gathering Agenda:

• order delicious food

• find our group -- look for "Denver Vegans" table sign -- and sit down. (You may find the sign in the outdoor dining area if the weather is warm enough.)

• let's talk!

Please keep RSVPs current. See you there!

Pride Month Queer and Veg Night

Edgewater Public Market

Happy Pride Month! Veg/ans who are in the LGBT+ community please come through! This is the seventh Queer and Veg Edgewater Public Market Meetup. Hopefully we can sit outside weather pending.
We will grab a table or two, chat, eat, drink, and find community. Gladys and Meta Burger are two fully vegan eateries, plus other cafes have vegan options. There’s free parking on site, a bar, and other shops. I’ll put white “Denver Vegan” signs on the tables and I will write a description of where we are sitting when I get there. This is food court seating so drop in whenever. Please update your RSVP if something comes up. It helps us if we have an accurate headcount for reserving tables.

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Readin' Vegans--"Ministry for the Future"

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For our June 27 online book club, we'll discuss THE MINISTRY FOR THE FUTURE, by Kim Stanley Robinson (2020, fiction). You may want to start a little earlier reading this one, as it is longer than our usual selections.
You need not have attended a previous discussion to join us for this one. We'll discuss the book until about 8:00, followed by open conversation.

If you'd like to read ahead:
July 25 -- A Wild Idea, by Jonathan Franklin
Aug. 22 -- The Nation of Plants, by Stefano Mancuso
Sept. 26 -- For Banned Books Week, read one or more from the American Library Association's list of frequently challenged books:

The Zoom link to the discussion is posted on the right, visible to those who RSVP. PLEASE NOTE: THIS LINK DISAPPEARS AT THE MEETUP START TIME, THAT IS, 7:00 PM. We'll be available from 6:50 on to help anyone who might need extra time to connect.
You will need a computer, laptop, smartphone or other device with internet access. It's pretty easy; if you're curious, check out https://zoom.us/.
If you can't get on, call us at[masked].
We hope to "see" you there!
The Ministry for the Future is a masterpiece of the imagination, using fictional eyewitness accounts to tell the story of how climate change will affect us all. Its setting is not a desolate, post-apocalyptic world, but a future that is almost upon us. Chosen by Barack Obama as one of his favorite books of the year, this extraordinary novel from visionary science fiction writer Kim Stanley Robinson will change the way you think about the climate crisis.

"If I could get policymakers, and citizens, everywhere to read just one book this year, it would be Kim Stanley Robinson’s The Ministry for the Future." —Ezra Klein (Vox)

"One hopes that this book is read widely—that Robinson’s audience, already large, grows by an order of magnitude. Because the point of his books is to fire the imagination."―New York Review of Books

"If there’s any book that hit me hard this year, it was Kim Stanley Robinson’s The Ministry for the Future, a sweeping epic about climate change and humanity’s efforts to try and turn the tide before it’s too late." ―Polygon (Best of the Year)



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