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many people are choosIng to eat more plant-based meals, and we are here to help.

 VegMichigan works to promote the health, ethical, and sustainable benefits of eating more plants.

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Become a VegMichigan member and support our efforts to make the world healthier, kinder, and more sustainable.

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News on all things vegan in Michigan – upcoming events, community shout-outs, good food tips, our monthly raffle, and more!

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What we do

Vegfest

The largest veg-friendly event in Michigan. VegFest 2021 will be on April 25 in the Grand Riverview Ballroom at the TCF Center in Detroit.

VegFest highlights include a large selection of local restaurants offering delicious plant-based foods, talks by inspiring and informative speakers, cooking demos, free samples, sustainable shopping, and more!

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frEE fESTIVaL

Based on the city of Farmington’s current moratorium on large events, the recent executive orders, and the latest health and safety guidelines, we are unfortunately unable to move forward with hosting this year’s Free Festival originally planned for September 13 in downtown Farmington. Although we are disappointed we won’t be able to enjoy vegan food favorites and live music together this year, the health and safety of attendees, vendors, and volunteers is our top priority.

The Free Festival highlights include a selection of delicious plant-based foods, sustainable shopping, live music, and more!

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prESENTaTIONS

VegMichigan believes in the power of education, so we offer a number of Veg Ed. Presentations that we bring to local libraries, workplaces, community meeting areas, etc.

Interested in bringing one of our presentations to your community? Get in touch!

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YouTube

We just launched our YouTube channel!

The mission of our channel is to give you all the tools you need to include more plant-based foods in your diet.

From recipe videos to product reviews to interviews, this channel is the place to go for anyone interested in incorporating more plant-based foods in their diet.

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Meetups

The VegMichigan community gets together for a fun and delicious social meetup at one of our favorite veg-friendly restaurants every month. Come hang out and eat some amazing food. Everyone is welcome!

We have meetups every month in Metro Detroit, Ann Arbor, Greater Lansing, and Flint.

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plant plunge

In partnership with the non-profit Chickpea & Bean, we are offering 3-4 Plant Plunges each year.

Each Plant Plunge is a 5-week long session focused on helping you make the transition to a plant-based diet.

Here’s what you’ll get with the Plant Plunge:

  • 5 live online classes with Marc & Kim (Can’t join at the scheduled time? No worries–we record the sessions so you can listen later.)
  • Phone consultation with Marc & Kim to design a plan for your unique situation (optional).
  • Meal ideas
  • Cooking demos
  • Shopping strategies
  • Helpful emails
  • Recipes
  • Instruction for label reading
  • Tips for eating out, social situations, and more!

Stay tuned for more info!

Official dates will be released shortly.

UpcomIng events

PLANT-BASED 101

PLANT-BASED 101

September 24, 20207:00 pm 8:00 pm

Join VegMichigan and the Milford Public Library for a presentation by humane educator Kim Korona, who will discuss how eating a plant-based diet will benefit your health, animals, and the environment.

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THE MOST FLAVORFUL TOFU MARINADES

THE MOST FLAVORFUL TOFU MARINADES

Tofu, tofu, oh tofu. It might look boring at first but in reality, the blank slate of tofu offers the cook endless flavor possibilities! Because of this, having a few go-to marinade recipes in your back pocket gives you the power to turn this flavorless block of soybeans into a super delicious and protein packed meal.
Here are just three of all possible marinade recipes. Try them out as they are or play around and tweak them to your personal preference. Good thing is that they are quick and easy to put together so if you don’t like what you first test out, just try and try again. 

DIY VEGAN MACKINAC ISLAND FUDGE

DIY VEGAN MACKINAC ISLAND FUDGE

This recipe is about as Pure Michigan as it gets: gooey fudge that melts in your mouth and rich chocolate coats your palette as you bite into this perfect plant-based fudge. 
With only five ingredients, you are going to love this vegan DIY Mackinac Fudge. The texture is similar to fudge made with dairy and the flavor is phenomenal. Don’t worry, you will not be using those long paddles or folding your fudge for hours over marble. This recipe is straight from the double boiler to cool. 

CREATING OUR OWN “BLUE ZONES” IN TODAY’S MODERN WORLD

CREATING OUR OWN “BLUE ZONES” IN TODAY’S MODERN WORLD

This month, I wanted to write about some health and wellness specifics that are super important. Recently, I re-read the book The Blue Zones by Dan Buettner, and I want to use some principles from his book to guide us through this post. Dan spent years doing research on five areas around the world where people are known to live exceptionally long, healthy lives. He discovered nine common patterns that we will begin to discuss throughout this post.

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From recipes to interviews to local highlights to educational presentations, the VegMichigan YouTube has all you need to begin and continue on your plant-based journey.

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