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- August 2, 2014
- Vegan Entrepreneurs MeetingVegan Entrepreneurs Meeting
Time: 1:00 pm
Connie and AmyLeo, long-time animal advocates and ARC members are looking to build a Vegan Services Collective and Directory. Connie is an independent realtor and AmyLeo is a vegan chef, instructor, and coach. What better way to start than to join them on Saturday, August 2 from 1:00-3:00pm at the ARC office/Ethique Nouveau, 317 W 48th St. in Minneapolis. If you are a vegan and have a business or service that you would like to promote this is for you. We will take a moment to introduce ourselves and our businesses and then discuss how we can best support our fellow vegans by purchasing their goods and services. The long-term goal is to create a directory (e-directory and possibly a paper directory). This will be a joint venture and so we are (also) seeking individuals who are interested in and have the appropriate skills to move this project forward. Feel free to bring a vegan snack to share with others. RSVP at Minneapolis Vegan Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/vegan-415/ at 1:00 pm
- Paul McCartney Concert TablingPaul McCartney Concert Tabling
Time: 7:00 pm
ARC will have a table inside the Paul McCartney concert at Target Field on Saturday, August 2 and we will be handing out information to concert goers about going vegan. at 7:00 pm
- Vegan Entrepreneurs MeetingVegan Entrepreneurs Meeting Time: 1:00 pm
- August 3, 2014
- Vegan Food SamplingVegan Food Sampling
Time: 9:00 am
ARC will be hosting a vegan food sampling event at the Minneapolis Farmers Market, 312 East Lyndale Ave. North in Minneapolis on Sunday, August 3 from 9:00 am - 1:30pm. We will be sampling vegan ice cream bites and chocolate almond milk. This should be a great vegan outreach event to a receptive audience. at 9:00 am
- Vegan Grocery Shopping TourVegan Grocery Shopping Tour
Time: 10:00 am
Are you newly vegan, know someone who is, or looking to expand your plant-based diet? Join Melissa, one of our vegan mentors, as she guides you on a tour of the Wedge Co-op, 2105 South Lyndale Avenue in Minneapolis. You will learn simple tips for reading labels, discover products you overlooked in the past, and have your questions on veganism answered. With help from Melissa, you can make ethically sound and health-conscious choices about what you eat. RSVP at Vegan Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/vegan-415/ at 10:00 am
- Vegan Food SamplingVegan Food Sampling Time: 9:00 am
- August 6, 2014
- Cuddle Coats MeetingCuddle Coats Meeting
Time: 6:00 pm
Come and prep coats for shipping to our Cuddle Coats wildlife rehab partners from 6-7 and then the volunteer meeting from 7-8 will focus on the Cuddle Coats campaign and discuss the growth we have been experiencing, talk a little about fundraising, and discuss a new brochure for the program as well as what to do with all of the new donor quotes we have been collecting. Hope you can join us at the ARC office/Ethique Nouveau at 317 W 48th St. in Minneapolis. at 6:00 pm
- ARC In Action MeetingARC In Action Meeting
Time: 7:00 pm
ARC In Action meetings are held every Wednesday from 7-8pm at our vegan store and ARC headquarters, Ethique Nouveau, located at 317 W. 48th St. in South Minneapolis (on 48th St. between Lyndale and Nicollet). Everyone is welcome - you do not have to be an ARC member to attend. Come out, meet other people who care about animals as much as you do, and see how you can get involved. If you have any questions, please feel free to e-mail Dallas at email@example.com. at 7:00 pm
- Cuddle Coats MeetingCuddle Coats Meeting Time: 6:00 pm
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The Animal Rights Coalition operates Ethique Nouveau; a vegan boutique, where all purchases help fund our animal advocacy programs, at 317 W. 48th St. in Minneapolis. The ARC office is located at the same address.
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Twin Cities Vegan Hot Dish Cook-off
Thanks to everyone who came out to our Twin Cities’ Vegan Hotdish Cook-Off on February 9! We stopped counting after 110 people (too distracted by all the yummy food), and were thrilled to see all the new faces, many of whom remarked that they saw the story about the cook-off in the Star Tribune’s Taste section and came because they were curious to learn more about veganism.
Our winner was Katelynn Brown in both the Audience Favorite and Judge’s Pick Categories. All our contestants showed great creativity and cooking skills – Katelynn, AmyLeo Barankovich, Kari Bergman, Genevieve Gamlin, Allyson Holdahl and William Eiden, Betsy Born, Alexandra Glad, Jenni Swope, Paula Parker, and Lindy Venustus and Tom Schweich.
Thanks to our judges – Robin Asbell, author of Big Vegan and Sweet & Easy Vegan, and Florence Brammer, who helped introduce a vegan main dish category to the Minnesota State Fair cooking competition. And thanks to prize donors Adam Turman, Kitchen Window, Peace Coffee, Robin Asbell, and The Elixery.
If you’d like to be notified when registration opens for next year’s cook-off, email Dallas at firstname.lastname@example.org or call her at 612 822-616 with your contact info.