The Vegan Project: September Events Guide

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There are ton of veg friendly events in and around Vancouver this September! Zoe’s got the scoop below…

Wednesday, September 4th, 8:00AM to 10:00PM

5% Day for UBC Farms

All BC Whole Foods locations

5% of sales from all the BC shops to benefit UBC Farms! UBC Farms will also be in-store at the Robson location during the week, to talk about their amazing work and organization.

 

Thursday, September 5th; 6:00PM to 7:00PM

Whole Foods Twitter Chat: Cooking From The Garden

Online, free to participate

Get excited about the bounty of fall flavors and discuss all the great ways to enjoy the season’s freshest produce! Follow #WFMdish to join in on the conversation from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm CST.

 

Friday, September 6, 10:00PM to 2:00AM

The Acorn Artist Series, September edition

Featuring Karin Bubas

The Acorn, 3995 Main Street

Karin Bubaš is an artist who lives and works in Vancouver, B.C. Her drawings and watercolours have been featured on Radar Online, In Touch Magazine and the New York Times Style Magazine. Her work has been exhibited in Europe and North America. She is represented by the Monte Clark Gallery.

Guest Djs and drink specials from 10pm onward!

Saturday, September 7

Vancouver Farmers’ Markets:

Trout Late, West End, and Kerrisdale Village

 

Sunday, September 8

BC SPCA Paws For A Cause

(Various times and locations)

For over twenty years, animal lovers throughout British Columbia have come together to walk in support of their local BC SPCA branches. In 2004, these walks organized as one province- wide movement for the first Paws for a Cause. Today, the walks raise $1 million each year towards improving animal welfare in British Columbia.

Support The Vegan Project’s very own Jessica G., who will be walking with her little guy, Derick:

http://support.spca.bc.ca/site/TR?px=1242489&fr_id=1540&pg=personal#.UiZborx7kdX

 

Sunday, September 8

Feast Of Fields

Krause Berry Farms & Estate Winery (Langley)

$95 per guest (includes all food and wine, attendees must be 19+)

Feast Of Fields is a 4 hour wandering harvest festival event. With a wine glass and linen napkin in hand, you can taste the very best of BC from chefs, farmers, fishers, ranchers, food artisans, vintners, brewers, distillers and other beverage producers from across the province. Feast of Fields highlights the connections between farmer and chef, field and table, and farm folks and city folks. Feast of Fields is a gastronomic journey towards a sustainable, local food system.

 

Saturday, September 14

Vancouver Farmers’ Markets:

Trout Lake, West End & Kerrisdale 

 

Sunday, September 15, 10:00AM to 5:00PM

Living Naturally Fair

Whole Foods Robson

Free

Annual community fair, featuring fresh food, new dishes, and favourite staff products.

Vancouver Farmers’ Markets:

Kitsilano & Mount Pleasant

 

Saturday, September 21- Sunday, September 22, 10:00AM to 6PM

Portland Veg Fest

Oregon Convention Centre

VegFest celebrates and promotes sustainable, compassionate and healthy food choices and lifestyles. This low-cost, fun and food-filled event welcomes everyone!

The Vegan Project may be there…standby for updates!

 

Sunday, September 22, 7:30PM

Raw, Vegan, and Organic Food Potluck

Eternal Abundance, 1025 Commercial Drive

Eternal Abundance is an Organic produce store, and Raw Food Vegan Cafe open from 9 AM – 7 days a week. Come by before 7PM the day of the potluck, if you wish to order any food from the kitchen. You can buy organic produce, and get a 10 percent discount on all shopping! Everyone is welcome to attend.  Please bring a raw, vegan food dish that can serve 6 or more adults, and including an ingredients list. Bringing your own serving utensils, and a plate and cutlery for yourself, is much appreciated!

 

Friday, September 27, 7:00PM

Meatless Monday Dinner at Karmavore

Karmavore, 610 Columbia Street (New West)

The lovely folks at Karmavore are planning a dinner for Meatless Monday Meetup members. Please join and/or RSVP for more details:

http://www.meetup.com/MeatlessMeetup/events/133992462/

 

Sunday, September 29

A Lush Gardent Event, 12:00PM to 3:00PM

World In A Garden site (3 plots North of E. Boulevard & West 57th Avenue)

Free, pre-registration preferred

Kick off The Rain Barrel Project with live music, a rain water harvesting workshop, a rain barrel auction and tastings from Happy Planet!

http://theworldinagarden.com

 

Weekly, Sundays:

Food Truck Fest

215 West 1st Avenue, 12:00PM to 5:00PM

Complimentary admission

Weekly summer festival featuring Vancouver’s wide variety of food and beverage trucks, including several vegan options: visit our pals Culver City Salads and The Juice Truck!

HAPPY SEPTEMBER!

~The Vegan Project

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