What we're about

"The idea behind the group is to have regular meetings which will cover all aspects of the raw vegan lifestyle, both practical and philosophical.

It will include fun, practical raw vegan food tasting sessions and food preparation demonstrations, which will teach the best techniques for creating healthy, delicious raw dishes (the main emphasis for most of the dishes will be on simplicity and how one can easily incorporate them into daily routines). However, on occasion there will also be slightly more complex dishes.

There will also be discussion sessions about the raw vegan lifestyle; opportunities to talk about and learn more about the health benefits it offers, opportunities to share and discuss concerns/issues/experiences in a respectful, supportive and nurturing environment."


This group is one of the very few Vegan groups, that will tell you the truth about Vegan, and raw Vegan Diets.

Raw Vegan Diets can be very good detox diets for a few months to a few years.

But, Raw Vegan Diets are not healthy long-term diets for everyone.

Especially for babies.

[I would never try to raise a baby as a Vegan.]

If you are concerned about animals, and cannot be a healthy vegan, then the next best diet is a milk-drinking vegetarian diet.

It only takes one cow, one year in a dairy, to supply you with a life-time of milk.

To Download PDFs with more information please click on:



EASIER and SAVES TIME and MONEY – far less preparation before and far less cleaning and washing up afterwards.
And, far less equipment.

EQUIPMENT - many fruits, nuts and vegetables need no equipment.
Or, a bowl and a nut cracker.

WASHING DISHES – is a lot easier. With no fat and grease to clean up. Just wipe clean with a paper towel. No soap is needed. And, often no dishes are needed.

CONVENIENCE – for fast foods have raw fruit, vegetables and nuts. Raw fruit, vegetables and nuts are also ideal foods when traveling, camping or picnicking.
Or, during very hot weather.
Or, when you are busy, tired or just do not feel like cooking.

STORING FOOD – I do not have a refrigerator.
I use air tight jars for tree nuts, peanuts and other seeds.
Fruit can be kept in fly, mouse and rat proof cupboards.
Or on high shelves.
Root vegetables keep fresh, and alive, if replanted in your garden or in large garden plant pots.

THE ENVIRONMENT – far less fuel, packaging and garbage.
And, no need for a refrigerator.

LEFTOVERS – can be fed to birds, other animals or your plants.


Kitchens are safer without boiling water and hot oil.
Many children have been scalded in kitchens.
And, houses have burned down from fires that started in kitchens.


You do not have to pay rip-off prices, of $100s up to $2300 or more, to learn raw food preparation.
From truly top vegan chefs.

There are excellent websites, with free raw food recipes, photos and videos, on how to prepare everything including raw food vegan cakes, pastries, pies, . . .
Raw vegan ice-cream, . . .
Chocolate, . . .
Even raw food fries.

Raw Food Recipes: Free Healthy Vegetarian and Vegan Recipes and Videos is very good and free.

Please click on: http://www.rawfoodrecipes.com

'Looking for healthy vegetarian, vegan and raw food recipes? We [rawfoodrecipes.com] showcase many of the top vegan chefs with trusted recipes, videos and more!'


The, average Australian animal eater, eats more than 1000 animals in a lifetime.
Yet just 1 dairy cow, can produce enough milk for 5 people, for their 5 lifetimes.

So, if you like animals, and you cannot be a healthy vegan, you could still become a healthy milk-drinking vegetarian. Or, a lacto-vegan.

Please click on: Lacto-Vegan or Lacto-Vegetarian PDF 2014 (http://files.meetup.com/1751509/Lacto-Vegan%20or%20Lacto-Vegetarian%20PDF%202014.pdf)


Organic food is not vegan.

Organic Food is fertilised with:

1: blood and bone from abattoirs;

2: chicken dung from factory farms;

3: cattle manure from feedlots;

4: dairy waste;

5: macerated, ground up alive, male chicks;

6: sprayed with fish emulsion.

By eating organic food, you abuse and exploit more animals, than if you ate beef, drink milk and ate eggs combined.

By buying organic food you finance every form of exploitation of animals in agriculture.

The farmers who came to Australia, and as any Greenie will tell you, trashed Australia's environment, were organic farmers.

Genuine vegans, really do care about animals, and the environment, and so do not eat organic food.

For more details please click on:

Organic Food Is Not Vegan - Organic-Vegan Abuse Of Animals (http://files.meetup.com/1751509/Organic%20Food%20Is%20Not%20Vegan%20-%20Organic-Vegan%20Abuse%20Of%20Animals.pdf)


Sadly, most Organic Food Eaters do not care about all the animal abuse, involved in Organic Food Production.


For the latest information, on deaths from eating organic food, please click on:



I am doing this for free and not as a business.

Information, that I provide you with, is my personal opinion, based on my personal experience.

Which includes having been a vegetarian for more than 40 years, including 18 years as a vegan, and having managed my own health for more than 40 years.

And, is not to be taken as professional advice.

People seeking professional advice should do so from an appropriately qualified professional person.

Upcoming events (3)

Cyber-Abuse: Trolls, Cyber-Bullies, Cyber-Stalkers, And The Just Plain Nasty

NOTE: This event is in Melbourne. Cyber-Abuse: Trolls, Cyber-Bullies, Cyber-Stalkers, And The Just Plain Nasty. The average Australian Dairy Cow produces 5,500 litres of milk per year. If you drank 4 litres of milk per week for 80 years, you would drink 16,640 litres of milk. That is, you would effectively be keeping 1 Dairy-Cow, for 3 years. With hormonally-induced lactation, there is no need to get Cows pregnant, to produce milk. And, the Water Footprint for milk, 1020, is the same as for orange juice, 1018. And, when Vegans cheat, they can kill and abuse more animals, in just one cheating meal, of a tin of Sardines, or a plate of cooked-alive Seafood, than an honest milk-drinking Vegetarian might in a lifetime. And, when you do become an Ex-Vegan, you can expect considerable abuse from people calling themselves Vegans. Yes, these people seriously call themselves Vegans. Even though these people are usually eating organic-food fertilised with: a: blood and bone; b: chicken-dung from factory-farms; c: macerated [ground up alive] day-old chicks; d: sprayed with fish emulsion. Even though a lot of these people are pro-vivisection by promoting - vivisector T Colin Campbell - and his the pro-vivisection book, "The China Study". And, yes, even though some of these people have Cats as pets. While, others are even promoting the adoption of kittens. And, do their Cats use humane slaughter? And, do their Cats do Environment Impact Statements - before their Cats go out to slaughter Birds and other Wildlife - inhumanely? These people even refuse to campaign for humane dairy, in which: a: all Cows would be treated as pets; b: all Cows would die of old-age; c: all Cows would be milked only when they wanted to be milked; d: all Calves would be naturally weaned - heifers need never be separated from their mothers. Indeed, these people even campaign against humane dairy - because, they say, if you produced milk humanely, then fewer people would want to be Vegans. Yet, these same animal-abusers will not hesitate, to use the pretext of “caring for animals” - to abuse you - because they are abusive people - self-righteous bullies - hypocrites - looking for targets - using any pretext - to abuse. Abuse is their agenda - obviously they do not care about animals - or, people - including dead and brain-damaged Vegan babies. But, sometimes their abuse does affect people. Especially, young people. I have read of young people becoming depressed, anxious, even suicidal, because of the abuse they have had on the internet. So, I am having a Discussion, on: "Cyber-Abuse: Trolls, Cyber-Bullies, Cyber-Stalkers, And The Just Plain Bitter And Nasty" Over the last few years I have experienced considerable abuse from members of meetup. Mostly, by people claiming to be “Vegans”. And, “Ethical Vegans” at that. I was a Vegan, for 18 years, before returning to Cows' Milk for health reasons. And, these “Ethical Vegans”, not want me to tell people the truth, about the long-term health dangers of Vegan diets. Including deaths and brain-damage of Vegan babies. It has not affected me personally. I am old enough, mature enough, personally secure enough, to recognise these people for what they are. And, since, almost all of them, are young enough to be my children, some even young enough to be my grand-children, I am not impressed by their dummy-spits. But, since similar abusive behaviour might be affecting you, your children, or other people you know, I have decided to do this Discussion. Always remember that cyber-abusers are sick people. And, that what they do is a reflection on them – not on you. Kind regards. Greg.

preparation of raw food and talk in a community hall
Needs a date and time

Location visible to members

I will search for a viable option of a community hall around inner city and organized - I will invite the different raw food business to put stalls in the event, thinking about doing it maybe 4 times a year a leaving the space free for who ever wants to organize, maybe the winter ones in the community hall and the summer ones in Centenial park - although needs electricity or maybe we can liaise with a creative group that can teach how to plug appliances into solar panel in the Park!! I saw it done once already in centennial park,

Group effort raw food making/experiment session.
Needs a date and time

Garlic Farmacy

I just had an unusual idea, that we could all bring along a few ingredients that we like/think are interesting, and work as teams in preparing/creating dishes with combinations of the ingredients that arrive on the day. I think it's at least worth a try, many of us would learn about new ingredients, have new ideas, and it should be great fun, kind of like a game to play!

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