Monthly Archives: June 2011

Meatless Mondays at Wholefoods

The Vegetarian Society of South Jersey has teamed up with Wholefoods Market in Marlton, NJ for meatless Mondays. On Monday June 27th participants got to sample meat alternatives for the 4th of July -compliments of Wholefoods. Janet Erickson, President of VSSJ presented an informative talk on the benefits of a vegetarian diet (other than health). Participants received lots of great handouts to read at home and a lot to think about concerning their food choices. Below is info on upcoming workshops.

Call wholefoods to register 856-797-1115…

July 11th ” Whole Grains” presented by the Vegetarian Society
of South Jersey! Learn about all the whole grain options out there and how easy they are to prepare. Do you know which ancient grain is a complete protein? Find out the answer and much more. Enter our contest to see how many grains you can identify and win a Whole Foods Market gift bag! Great recipes and a cooking demonstration will be provided by our own Chef Erin! Cooking Class: Whole Grains for a Healthy Diet

July 18th  “Vegetarian Diet 101″
Attend this workshop courtesy of the Vegetarian Society of South Jersey to learn more about the health benefits of a meat-free diet. Receive a free Vegetarian Starter Kit and Whole Foods Market goodie bag. Tasty samples and recipes will be provided!

July 25th VSSJ & Chef Erin will be creating quick & easy vegetarian meals. In this hands-on workshop, you’ll also learn options for eating healthy throughout the hot summer days.

Intro

25th Anniversary Keynote Speaker

Michael Greger, MD, Director of Public Health and Animal Agriculture, Humane Society of the United States. Physician, author, and internationally-recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. In an engaging interactive quiz show format, he will offer practical advice on how best to feed ourselves and our family.

Seating is limited.  Register here.
$35 for members, $40 for non-members.

Speakers

VSSJ’s 25th Anniversary Celebration

and Gourmet International Food Tasting
Sunday, September 18, 2pm-7pm

Collingswood Community Center
30 Collings Ave, Collingswood, NJ 08108
(convenient access to Patco train station)

Please join us for the festivities that include:

Delicious samplings of Vegan Food, Speakers, Cooking Demonstration, Live Music, Silent Auction, Vendors, 50/50, Giveaways, Book Sale, Mingling, and More!

Seating is limited.  Register here.
$35 for members, $40 for non-members.

Volunteer, advertise in our Event Program or become a Sponsor.
For more info:  vssj25th@gmail.com, 877-999-8775.

To view the speakers that will be presenting click here

25th ANNIVERSARY Sept 18, 2011

25th Anniversary Cooking Demo

Cherron Perry-Thomas, Co-founder of Dandelion Bunch, an education and outreach group promoting plant-based diets.  Speaker, advocate, and educator on food preparation.  dandelionbunch.com Cherron will be discussing the importance of incorporating raw food into your diet and demonstrating several delicious recipes.

Seating is limited.  Register here.

Speakers