This Week in NJ

Join VEGPRENEUR Wednesday for an evening of networking and a panel discussion on the future of plant-based food at the Yondu Culinary Studio NYC. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased here. Light snacks and refreshments will be served. Panelists include: Ravi DeRossi - Founder, Derossi Global (Ladybird, Avant Garden, Mother of Pearl), Terry Romero - Program Manager at Food-X / Author / Vegan Chef, Rachel Hugh - Co-Founder, The Vurger Co, and Eric Schnell - Founder and BeyondBrands & Co-Founder Good Catch & Cool Beans.

Australian musicians in NYC will band together to raise money for the animals hurt by the catastrophic Australian Bushfires. It is a disaster for our environment. ONE BILLION ANIMALS have been killed. Over a million hectares burned - that’s habitat lost, and food resources gone. It’s devastating and we MUST help. The concert will take place at Our Wicked Lady, 153 Morgan Ave, Brooklyn. Tickets are available online and donations are accepted if you cannot make it.

Newark Animal Save will be holding a memorial for the animals who have passed through the gates of American Halal Meats in Newark and been killed. There will also be a remembrance of Jill Phipps, a dedicated activist who lost her life on 02/01/95 while trying to stop a truck transporting veal calves for export.

Desired Dish host a 4 Course Vegan Dinners on Thursday at Cross + Orange in Asbury Park. The 6:30 seating is sold out, but tickets are still available (as of the time of this writing) for the 8:00 seating.

Vegan Drinks returns on January 30th! Once again, Marty's V Burger will help kick off the year - with delicious vegan burgers from his cafe. Vegan Drinks is also VERY excited to introduce a new NYC-focused animal rights campaign: Slaughter Free NYC! There are 100 slaughterhouses in NYC and SFNYC plans to SHUT THEM ALL DOWN! Come learn more about this exciting campaign - and what you can do to help! Slaughter Free NYC will receive a portion of all drink sales and 100% of raffle proceeds.

A protest of the dolphin slaughter in Japan will take place on Friday in DC. All signs will be provided and megaphones are encouraged. More info can be found here.

The George St Co-Op will be hosting another Positive Potluck this Friday. Billed as a peaceful and positive potluck gathering of friends, the potluck tradition starts with bringing a little something, and together have a wonderful, varied feast.The Co-op is a vegetarian space, so please bring only vegetarian or vegan foods that are pre-made. You may use the cafe oven to heat up your dish if needed. Please RSVP at least a day or two in advance if possible and bring something to serve at least 5-10 people.

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