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Family Digest Day

Come join us for this free educational event hosted by Beviva!

May 19th is  World IBD Day.  The goal is “to raise awareness about this disease, urge governments and healthcare professionals to take action and to show support to the ten million people worldwide that live with IBD” (worldibdday.org).

All raffle money will be going towards the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation.  You could win fun StarLite Cuisine goodies!

RSVP here!

 

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Animal Rights Leader Wayne Hsiung w/ Special Guest

Direct Action Everywhere SD logo

Join DxE co-founder Wayne Hsiung and the panel as they “explain 3 crucial ways the tide is turning against the industry; uncover crucial details about factory farms that are hidden from the public; describe the brutal efforts by industry to crush dissenters; and, most important, give insightful tips on how ordinary citizens everywhere can help the fight to create a more transparent and just system of food”.

Former Smithfield pig farmer, Bradley Johnson will be joining Wanye in San Diego!

This is a public event and all are welcome.

Direct Action Everywhere Wayne Hsuing

Lassen’s Earth Day Fair

Lassens Natural Food & Vitamins

Lassen’s Vegan Food Fair!  Come join us in sampling our taquitos!

There will be giveaways, free samples, prizes, local organizations & lots of fun!

Santa Cruz VegFest

Water front view of Cocoanut Grove

Santa Cruz’s First VegFest is happening this April!

This event is sponsored by New Leaf Community Markets, Vegan Outreach, and more!

There will be:

  • Restaurants, food exhibitors, and free sampling!

  • Cruelty-free fashion and beauty exhibitors!

  • Notable speakers discussing topics in health, nutrition, environmentalism, animal welfare, and compassion.

  • Kids’ activities.

  • Opportunities to get involved with non-profit organizations.

All of this is included, in addition to swag bags for the first 100 guests!  Be sure to get one and grab an extra special treat from StarLite Cuisine.

Additionally, they are making an effort to make this an environmentally sustainable event, which we fully support!

Santa Cruz VegFest Logo

Independent of the Month: Staff of Life

Staff of Life Store Front

“Our promise to the customer is simply to offer the best products at the best price”

Our Independent of the Month for April is Staff of Life! This locally owned market is located in Santa Cruz, California. Since 1969, they have “grown from a small natural foods bakery into a major natural foods supermarket that has become a Santa Cruz tradition”.

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Green Saturday LA – Halftoberfest

Halftoberfest

Green Saturday LA is back again and they are hosting a Vegan Oktoberfest Party! Come out for delicious vegan food, beer, music & giveaways! Food vendors will be also offering special German & Oktoberfest themed dishes!

This event is all-ages and dog friendly! ?

For a free goodie bag be sure to be one of the first 10 attendees (included is a gift from StarLite Cuisine)!

6th Annual Vegan Mac Down

Bay Area Vegan Mac Down with Giant Macaroni Noodle

6th Annual Vegan Mac Down hosted by Factory Farming Awareness Coalition!

This annual mac n’ cheese cook-off between local chefs is one you can’t miss!

Attendees will be able to:

– Sample all entries and vote for their favorite, prizes will be awarded to 1st & 2nd place
– Check out local food & craft vendors
– Enter a raffle full of awesome prizes
– Enjoy free samples, yum!

Tickets are $12 in advance – $15 at the door.

5 sample cups of vegan mac n cheese

Photo by Michelle Cehn

Vegan Fashion Show

Fashion show girls sketched with food as clothes

Celebrate Plant-Based Living at a Vegan Fashion Show!  Free vegan food will be available!  You can sample vegan ice cream, popcorn, non-dairy milks, vegan wedding cake, and the world’s largest vegan sub sandwich!

Green Saturday LA Pre-Valentine’s Day Market

Green Saturday logo with hearts

Looking for the perfect vegan & cruelty free Valentines gift? Look no further!  Green Saturday is back, and just in time to get a gift for your special someone.

There will also be FREE gift bags!  Free swag bags will be given to early arrivals. (Must be one of the first 30 adult attendees with a paid pre-sale ticket. One bag per person.)

Get your tickets here!

Green Saturday LA Flyer

Snackadium Building Demo @ Mother’s Market

Snackadium Appetizer Stadium

This Saturday we will be at Mother’s Market Signal Hill building our very own Snackadium!

If you’ve never seen one before, a well built snackadium (snack stadium) is the perfect way to impress your hungry guests.  Learn how to make this football themed appetizer in store as we sample our vegan and gluten-free Taquitos.

We will be matching up our two favorite teams: Savory vs. Sweet!

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