VEG 101
Mar
3
6:30 PM18:30

VEG 101

  • Tabernacle Seventh-day Adventist Church (map)
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SUNDAYS from 6:30-8:45pm, March 3-April 7 -Class is full and registration has closed. This 6-week series on vegetarianism features both a lecture and a cooking demonstration (with free samples) each week.

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Portland Potluck
Feb
17
5:00 PM17:00

Portland Potluck

  • West Hills Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (map)
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After our monthly Portland potluck, DEQ environmental specialist and Northwest VEG Co-President Peter Spendelow will present a talk on Plastics and the Environment. We’ll be talking about what plastics can and cannot be recycled, marine debris, fishing nets, albatrosses, compostable plastic, and much more.

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Vancouver Potluck
Jan
24
6:30 PM18:30

Vancouver Potluck

  • Unitarian Universalist Church of Vancouver, WA (map)
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Late Breaking News!!! Dr. Ellis, the presenter for the NW Veg Vancouver Potluck on January 24th, had to cancel and is unavailable for the presentation.  Due to this late notification, we have not been able to get a replacement presenter and will therefore show a documentary film “Vegan 2018”, (the year in review). occupational, personal and environmental exposures are foundational to healing the patient with cancer.

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Vancouver Vegan Happy Hour
Dec
11
5:00 PM17:00

Vancouver Vegan Happy Hour

  • Laughing Planet, Fisher's Mercantile (map)
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Welcome Laughing Planet to Camas/Vancouver!

Please join us for a Vegan Happy Hour at Laughing Planet’s newest location right here in Vancouver/Camas! Choose from vegan dishes such as the Autumn Bento featuring soy-pork or any of a number of dishes that are either vegan or can be prepared vegan. RSVP

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Vancouver Monthly Potluck
Dec
6
6:30 PM18:30

Vancouver Monthly Potluck

  • Unitarian Universalist Church of Vancouver (map)
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Staying Healthy Through the Holidays

Please join us for our monthly potluck to break bread with fellow vegans and those who are interested in a plant-based diet. Each person brings a vegan plate with a list of ingredients, typically one of their favorite dishes to be shared with friends.

This month’s speaker will be Sara O’Leary, Registered Dietitian addressing eating over the holidays. Sara earned a masters degree in Nutrition from Bastyr University. She provides nutritional counselling here in Vancouver and teaches at Lifestyle Medicine Group’s Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP).

Due to the holidays, we will have just this one potluck for November and December. In January we will return to normal schedule on the last Thursday of the month.

Please bring a vegan dish to share and list your ingredients.

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22 Day Veg Challenge Closing Celebration! Cooking Demo and Panel Discussion
Nov
17
2:30 PM14:30

22 Day Veg Challenge Closing Celebration! Cooking Demo and Panel Discussion

Come celebrate your participation in the 22 Day Veg Challenge and let us know how things went! You will hear from a panel of experts as they discuss the environmental impacts of eating meat, the nutritional aspects of a vegan lifestyle, the intersections of animal justice and racial justice, and heartwarming stories about rescued farm animals. You will then learn how extravagant and delicious vegan holidays can be and how to veganize your favorite recipes with Kris Eisenman. She will demonstrate and share plant-based recipes for No Chicken pot pie and squash purée. For dessert we will have a TBA pie.

We will have great door prizes for attendees!

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22 Day Veg Challenge: Whole-Foods Plant-Based Cooking Demo
Nov
10
3:00 PM15:00

22 Day Veg Challenge: Whole-Foods Plant-Based Cooking Demo

Curious about what people eat on a Whole-Foods Plant-Based (WFPB) diet? Join WFPB enthusiast Linda Hendrickson to learn what foods provide superior nutrition, and how to make them part of your life. Participants will sample and see how easy it can be to make delicious, satisfying, and nutrient-dense dishes. Here’s what to expect: steel cut oats prepared in an Instant Pot plus hemp milk made in a Vitamix with cooked apples, date pieces, green pumpkin seeds, ginger, and garam masala; red lentil dal with sautéed onions and mushrooms (no-oil method);  veggie bowl with quinoa, chickpeas, veggies steamed purple sweet potatoes, and a cashew-based dressing; banana mash.

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Sandy Potluck w/ Holiday Dessert Demos (& samples!)
Nov
4
5:00 PM17:00

Sandy Potluck w/ Holiday Dessert Demos (& samples!)

  • The Lifestyle Learning Center at Sandy Seventh-day Adventist Church (map)
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You don't have to give up flavor and pleasure when you decide to eat healthy. Whole-food plant-based dishes can be super-tasty and satisfying. To prove the point, recipe-creator Linda Tyler will share three holiday dessert recipes that are whole-food plant-based, without any added oil or sugar. Using a variety of ingredients, in novel ways, Linda will show how to create an amazing flourless chocolate cake, a delicious apple pie, and a dynamite pumpkin dessert. Samples and recipes will be provided! 

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22 Day Veg Challenge: Vegan and Gluten-free Baking Demo
Nov
2
6:30 PM18:30

22 Day Veg Challenge: Vegan and Gluten-free Baking Demo

Erin Lehn Floresca, long-time NW Veg volunteer, and Christina Norton, vegan/gluten-free baker for Seven Virtues Coffee Roasters, are excited to share their love of the sweet life with others during this vegan/gluten-free baking demonstration. These avid bakers will demonstrate how easy and fun it is to make delectable, crowd-pleasing vegan/gluten-free desserts. Baked goods will include chocolate cake with peppermint cream cheese frosting, pumpkin bread, and raspberry bars for the holidays. Includes samples galore!

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NWVeg Vancouver Monthly Potluck
Oct
25
6:30 PM18:30

NWVeg Vancouver Monthly Potluck

  • Unitarian Universalist Church of Vancouver (map)
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This month we are back to our normal venue and date (last Thursday of the month at UUCV). Thanks to all who attended potlucks at our member animal refuges.

This month we feature Dr. Craig McDougall who will deliver the lecture he gives OHSU residents on Diabetes. Dr. McDougall is an Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics School of Medicine with OHSU. Dr. McDougall places a strong emphasis on prevention and treating health problems with lifestyle changes, and reserves prescribing medications and surgeries as a last resort. He encourages patients to eat a plant-centered diet and to be physically and mentally active to help promote good health. Yes, Craig is the son of one of our favorite vegan lecturers, Dr. John McDougall who has provided Craig with a great background for his medical practice.

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