Mark Your Calendars for the Outdoor Free Festival
Sunday, September 12th, 11-5 @ Riley Park, Downtown Farmington
Introduce Plant-Based Options to Your Community
Our free plant-based food giveaway has been a huge success at getting more Michiganders to add plant-based options to their diet. Please let us know if you would like for VegMichigan to organize a giveaway at your office, place of worship, community center, or any other location where individuals are new to plant-based eating and would be interested in trying Beyond Burgers, plant-based milk, and other delicious items! Participants will receive food samples in a reusable thermal bag, all free of charge! For more details, contact [email protected]
Please contact us if you would like to volunteer for our plant-based food giveaway program. Kim, who volunteers for the giveaway program said, This is the most joyful plant-based activism that I have ever done. To learn more, contact [email protected]
Four Easy Dairy-Free Frozen Summer Treats
Make chocolate mocha ice cream, strawberry banana ice cream, and other great flavors right in your own kitchen! Preparing homemade ice cream is really fun and you are in complete control of every single ingredient. Vicki, from Ann Arbor Vegan Kitchen has shared the recipes to some of her favorite frozen summer treats in our latest blog. Enjoy!
Best Plant-Based Foods at Meijer by The Vegan Mary
While I love to wander around grocery stores, many others might not have the time or energy. So in this blog, I've highlighted some of my favorite vegan finds at Michigan based Meijer. This is a huge store but if you know where to look, you can find some great plant-based options at reasonable prices.
Veggies Abroad - Vegan Guide to the Upper Peninsula
For those of you who love the wild wilderness, the UP is where you need to be. Now you just have to figure out where you’re going to eat, and we've got you covered. For your next adventure to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula use this guide to find great vegan food options to fuel all your adventures throughout the UP.
This Month's Calendar
Thursday, July 8, 6pm
Presented by Marc and Kim Ramirez, Chickpea and Bean

Thursday, July 15, 6:30pm
Vegan chicken wings with ranch dressing and dragon fruit lemonade

Wednesday, July 21, 6:30pm
Presented by Amanda Sweetman, Regional Director of Farming and Healthy Lifestyles for Trinity Michigan

Thursday, July 29, 6-8pm
Located inside of the Zal Gaz Grotto Club, 2070 W. Stadium Blvd.​, Ann Arbor

In case you missed last month's presentation, Animals, Politics, and You, by Molly Tamulevich, the Michigan Director of HSUS, watch it Here on Our YouTube Channel..
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June Winners + New Raffle
Congratulations to the winners of last month's word scramble! (The answer was: Visit a Farmers Market This Summer.) Sandra Giardini won a gift card to Nosh Pit, Jessica Strichartz won a gift card to Urge Juice, Ciara Braun won a gift card to Green Beat, Alankar won a gift card to Vedge Cafe, and Denise Daniels-Little won a gift card to Blondie's. Congrats! For this month's raffle, you'll have a chance to win one of these prizes:
Please select one prize preference and submit it with your answer. We do our best to pick prizes from a variety of locations so at least one location will be close to you.

To enter the raffle, solve the word scramble below and email your answer and gift preference to [email protected]. Those with the correct answer will be entered into a raffle drawing for the prize of their choice. Winners will be announced in the August newsletter. Good luck!
Youth Empowered Action Camp
If you or someone you know is between the ages of 10-17 and cares about social justice issues like climate change, antiracism, gender equality, animal protection, poverty, or other important causes, check out Virtual @YEA Camp - Youth Empowered Action Camp.
VegMichigan Meets with Hospital and Assisted Living Facility
VegMichigan's registered dietitian nutritionist, Chantal Singer, presented to the CEO of the Eaton Rapids Medical Center and the adjacent assisted living facility to discuss the benefits of serving more plant-based meals at their facilities. The assisted living facility has already served a dinner of spaghetti and meatless meatballs and is going to serve a meatless meal each Monday.
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