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Hi folks, It's time for the Third Annual Triad VegFest! The Triad Vegan Society passed the torch of this event on to new organizers, Healing Springs Farmacy, and they are doing an amazing job! Let's all go out to support their hard work. This should be a wonderful event and we hope to see you there! The Triad Vegan Society will have a table at the event (with Dharma Farm Animal Refuge). If you are looking to connect with folks from this meetup group, please feel free to come hang out for a while at our tent. For more information please go to https://triadvegfest.org/ https://www.facebook.com/triadvegfest/
PLEASE NOTE CHANGE Of SCHEDULE: There are so many things that we want to host here that we have decided to reduce the number of brunches, at least over the spring and summer, to every second week. Looking for a special gift idea or fun family outing? Join us bi-weekly at Dharma Farm Animal Refuge for a delicious plant-based Sunday Brunch. It's free with each $15 minimum donation to visit the refuge. Come meet the resident alpacas, goats, donkeys, roosters and mini-cow and learn about why we have this refuge. The main mission of this open-house series is to educate people about the benefits of adopting a plant-based diet. What better way then to share a wide variety of vegan food options? This is why our menu changes every week. During the meal people are seated at long communal dining tables, so you are sure to make some new friends. You do not have to be vegan or even vegetarian to attend. There will also be live music during the event. After the meal you are welcome to enjoy the park-like property where you can meet the animals and explore the refuge. June 23rd/ Open House and Brunch 11:30-2 pm: Today's brunch will feature Whole Wheat Spaghetti and vegan meatballs, Mediterranean Salad, Garlic Bread, and Gelato or Sorbetto. July 7th/ Open House and Brunch 11:30-2 pm: Today's brunch will feature Fresh Spring Rolls with dipping sauce, Mild Thai Red Curry (Sriracha is available) with organic Brown Rice, Asian Style Fruit Medley with coconut jelly. July 21st /Open House and Brunch 11:30-2 pm: Today's brunch will feature Rueben Sandwiches, made with my special thinly shaved, piled high, faux corned beef, and homemade cheese, sweet potato fries, dill pickles, and mini cheesecakes. There is always endless organic, fair-trade coffee, teas, and specialty lemonade. People also sign up through the NC Triad Vegan Meetup Group and we can only seat 24 guests. All proceeds help support the Dharma Farm Animal Refuge, a nonprofit microsanctuary; all the food is prepared and served by volunteers. One child under 12 may attend for free with a paying adult. Children 2-12 are otherwise half-price -$7.50 Message us to let us know if you will be bringing a child who is eligible for a free admission. All proceeds help support the Dharma Farm Animal Refuge, a nonprofit microsanctuary. The ingredients are mostly organic. We try to buy local as well. The dishes are prepared by volunteers with a whole food plant-based diet is best approach, but sometimes there are also purely decadent vegan treats. Please note people also sign up through EventBrite and we can only seat 24 guests. As folks sign up there I try to add them to my guest list here. *Allergen, warning, alert: There are always "gluten-free" options, but gluten, soy, and nuts are all present onsite and so there is risk of possible allergen exposure. Also, the farm has many plants, insects, farm animals and various cats and dogs, as well as water and terrain features that may be potential hazards; by attending you acknowledge that you attend at your own risk. Please do not bring any pets Secure your reservation by purchasing tickets via link. Reservations are refundable up to 24 hours in advance of event. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/farm-style-vegan-sunday-brunch-at-dharma-farm-animal-refuge-tickets-51612139298 Or, RSVP through Paypal: $15.00 per adult/one child free/additional kids, 2-11 are $7.50 each Send funds to [masked] Please phone me @[masked] for last minute reservations or if you have questions.
About the class. This is a bi-monthly whole foods plant based cooking class, taught by Mrs. Linda Bethea, in Archdale, at a small church. Ms. Bethea has been working for a few years with Dr. Collins, a wholistic health practitioner, helping people to restore health by observing the natural law. Second and fourth Sunday of the month, 2-5 pm is the regular schedule for the class. Subject to change in harsh weather conditions. We feature plant based recipes that can help us have a balanced diet in regards to protein, fats, and carbohydrates, but also essential phytonutrients, vitamins and minerals. Favorite resources come from NEWSTART lifestyle club, Dr. Fuhrman, Dr. Esselstyn, Dr. Campbell, Hallelujah Acres. We avoid excitotoxins. See Dr. Russell Blaylock. At the end, we taste what we make. Suggested donation: $3. To a Healthy Triad!
Hi folks, This month's potluck's location will be at Joseph Shaar's. It will be at his clubhouse where folks will also be able to swim! As always, it is sure to be a fun and delicious gathering and we are looking forward to seeing familiar faces as well as new folks, too. All are welcome whether vegan or not, but be sure to bring a vegan dish to share. Joseph will add more information soon.