Vegan Thanksgiving 2018

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11/16/18 – UPDATE
Hi all –
Out of precaution, we have decided to cancel this event due to the local norovirus outbreak. We have not re-scheduled, but please check for upcoming events. We encourage you to donate your ticket refunds to the North Valley Animal Disaster Group at nvadg.org. All tickets have been refunded.

–Jeannie and Karri


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March 2018 – Potluck

Saturday, March 24, 2018
6pm—7:30pm
Chico Public Library
1108 Sherman Avenue, Chico CA 95928

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Bring a 100% plant-based breakfast for dinner-style dish free of flesh, eggs, animal-derived dairy, honey, and gelatin. If you don’t cook, that’s okay — bring something from the store (http://www.traderjoes.com/dietary-lists/vegan)! Your dish should serve 6 people.

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Cooking for Compassion and Health Vegan Cooking Classes 2018

The Dharma Voices for Animals – Chico Chapter and Chico Vegan are pleased to present the Cooking for Compassion and Health vegan cooking class series. These hands-on classes will expand your culinary repertoire and are for anyone curious about plant-based cooking. You can attend one class or all!

Classes will be held on Saturdays from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm in Chico in a spacious home kitchen in a beautiful and peaceful environment. Food will be served during the event, and no one will go away hungry. The class fee covers the cost of the foods prepared that day and all handouts.

Class enrollment is limited to 5 – 12 people. Please feel free to share this message with friends and family who might be interested in learning how to prepare vegan food.

Class schedule and registration links below. For more info email Sherry Morgado.

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2018 Chico Vegan Potluck Schedule

Here are the 2018 Chico Vegan potluck dates–generally the 4th Saturday of the month.
Potlucks are held at the Chico Library Community Room at 1108 Sherman Avenue in Chico and will start promptly at 6 pm and run through 7:30 pm, except where noted.

Please be timely — we set up the food and everyone starts eating at the same time.

Bookmark this page for updates as to the monthly theme.

The motto of Chico Vegan Potluck is simple: You don’t have to be vegan, but the food does!

1/27 – 
2/24 – OPTIONAL THEME: New Year, New Recipe
3/24 – OPTIONAL THEME: Breakfast for Dinner
4/28 – OPTIONAL THEME: Cheap Vegan
5/26 – OPTIONAL THEME: Vegan Mexican
6/23 – OPTIONAL THEME: Vegan Thai
7/28 – OPTIONAL THEME: Farmer’s Market
8/25 – OPTIONAL THEME: TBD
9/22 – OPTIONAL THEME: TBD
10/27 – OPTIONAL THEME: TBD
November 18, 2018 – THANKSGIVING POTLUCK at Chico Women’s Club

The average potluck attendance is at least 25 people – newbie vegans, long-time vegans, young, old, and in-between, as well as singles and not-singles. The potlucks are promoted through Chico Vegan Meetup  and the Chico Vegan Facebook group, as well as from this site. Join those groups for more information and support on the vegan-friendly goings-on in the Chico area.

A few guidelines:

  • Bring a 100% plant-based dish free of flesh, eggs, animal-derived dairy, honey, and gelatin.
  • If you don’t cook, that’s okay — bring something from the store!
  • Check the resource pages at chicovegan.com for Chico area vegan-friendly stores.
  • Your dish should serve 6 people.
  • Please bring a copy of your recipe or a list of the ingredients used (for the benefit of those with food allergies) with your name on it.
  • Please bring your own table service, and serving utensils. We have spares available if you forget!
  • Please do not bring soup – we have no bowls and are concerned about spills.
  • Please bring your own beverages.
  • Non-veg friends welcome! Children welcome!
  • Sorry, no dogs. No alcohol.

Be different. Be better. Be kind. Go vegan!

If you have any questions, please use the “contact” link or post a comment below.

Also, be sure to tune in to Nonhuman Radio every Wednesday from 5:30-6 pm on KZFR 90.1 FM for the weekly vegan calendar of events.

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Vegan Thanksgiving 2017

Join us for the Fifth (!!) Annual Chico Vegan Thanksgiving Potluck. Our compassionate harvest-themed meal takes place on Sunday, November 19 from 5 – 7 pm.

This year’s event will be held at the Chico Women’s Club at 592 E 3rd Street in Chico. There is a charge to cover the rental because we’ve outgrown our usual location for this popular event.

Please buy your ticket early; space is limited. After you sign up, you will be directed to a separate potluck coordination page.

Do you follow a WFPB-SOS* diet? Our event will be co-sponsored by Plant Based Chico, led by the irrepressible and supportive Nancy Norby Mathews. WFPB-SOS dishes will be clearly labeled.

EXTRA DETAILS

Children welcome!
Sorry, no dogs. No alcohol.
This space is wheelchair accessible.
In order to protect the environment, please…
– Ride your bike!
– Carpool (bring a friend with you to the event)
– Bring a reusable/washable plate and utensils
– Bring your own take-home containers for left-overs

TICKETS

Buy tickets for Chico Vegan Thanksgiving 2017

$8 adults / $4 kids in advance. $10 / $5 at the door.

ALSO – There’s a no-questions-asked low-income ticket option. If you need it, use it, and maybe volunteer to help with clean up or setup. Just be sure to reserve your tickets in advance.

VOLUNTEERS

We will need help! Please send an email to chicovegan@gmail.com to help us before and after this event.

ADOPT A TURKEY

Please consider sponsoring a turkey with one of our amazing farmed animal sanctuaries.
Farm Sanctuary – http://www.farmsanctuary.org/giving/adopt-a-turkey/
Animal Place – http://animalplace.org/donate-sponsor-an-animal/

HOLIDAY RECIPE LINKS

http://www.isachandra.com/category/holiday-thanksgiving/
http://ohsheglows.com/categories/recipes-2/holiday/holiday-thanksgiving/

Chico Natural Foods, S&S, Trader Joe’s, New Earth Market, Safeway, Raleys, Winco, and other local stores all have vegan Thanksgiving items.

*WFPB-SOS = whole-foods, plant-based, no salt, no oil, no sugar. No kidding. 

September 2017 – Potluck

Saturday, September 23, 2017
6pm—8pm
Chico Public Library
1108 Sherman Avenue, Chico CA 95928

TAPAS CRAWL, VEGAN STYLE!

Bring a 100% plant-based tapas-style (http://www.onegreenplanet.org/vegan-food/meat-free-tapas-for-sampling-spanish-cuisine/) dish free of flesh, eggs, animal-derived dairy, honey, and gelatin. If you don’t cook, that’s okay — bring something from the store (http://www.traderjoes.com/dietary-lists/vegan)! Your dish should serve 6 people.

SHARING IS CARING – please share with or tag your friends. Thank you!!

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