NJveg upcoming events


Educational Outreach – Udder Chaos Farm Sanctuary Benefit
Saturday June 22, 11am-4pm
Pemberton Township, NJ 08068

NJveg will answer questions and provide free literature on the benefits of a plant-based diet.  Come out for an hour, or the entire event.  Help spread the word that going vegan saves animals, protects the environment, and improves your health!  No experience is necessary.  We particularly need help setting up (at 10:00am) and packing up (to about 4:30pm). Please consider coming out for the benefit even if you can’t volunteer!  Please let us know what times you are available.

We need volunteers for this and other outreach.  If you’re interested in joining NJveg’s outreach team, please contact us at NJveg.org@gmail.com or 609-557-7077 (text preferred).


Hiking/Walking + Vegan Dining – TBD
Friday June 28, 6pm
Location TBD

Postponed from Friday June 21 due to excessive heat in the forecast.  The 79th in NJveg’s hiking/walking + vegan dining series could be at one of your favorite trails (perhaps one on our list) and restaurants.  Let us know what youre interested in!  Inclement weather date TBD.

Please RSVP to NJveg.org@gmail.com, or 609-557-7077 (text preferred).


Volunteer Work Day – Goats of Anarchy
Sunday June 30, 10:30am-2:30pm
Hampton, NJ 08827

Join NJveg and Vegan in NJ for a volunteer work day!  We’ll be helping out the vegan non-profit sanctuary Goats of Anarchy.  We highly recommend bringing a water bottle, bug spray, sunblock, work gloves, work boots, and clothes that can get dirty.  Our main task will be a thorough cleaning of Lawson’s barn, where many of the disabled goats live.  And of course, a little fun sprinkled in there when the goats try to play with you!  This is a dirty job, prepare to work hard!  If you’d like to donate, you can do so at the sanctuary or online.

WAITLIST, adults only.  Please sign up only if you are serious about attending and plan to attend for the full time.  If anything comes up and you need to cancel, let us know ASAP, so that we may fill your spot.  We’ve had a problem with last minute cancellations – don’t be that person!  Please RSVP to NJveg.org@gmail.com, or 609-557-7077 (text preferred).  The address will be provided privately to volunteers before the event.


Hiking/Walking + Vegan Dining – Burlington County
Thursday July 4, 10am
Browns Mills, NJ 08015

The 80th in NJveg’s hiking/walking + vegan dining series will be our annual hike at Whitesbog, 120 W Whites Bog Road, Browns Mills, NJ 08015.  We’re not sure if any relatively local vegan-friendly restaurants will be open, but let us know if you have any ideas.  We can at least dine on blueberries along the trail!


Educational Outreach – Vegan in NJ Monthly Market
Sunday July 7, Noon-5pm
American Legion Post 346, 21 Gully Rd, Neptune Township NJ 07753

NJveg will answer questions and provide free literature on the benefits of a plant-based diet.  Come out for an hour, or the entire event.  Help spread the word that going vegan saves animals, protects the environment, and improves your health!  No experience is necessary.  We particularly need help setting up (at 11:15am) and packing up (to about 5:30pm).  Please let us know what times you are available.  Please consider coming out to the market, especially if you haven’t before, and say hello!

We need volunteers for this and other outreach.  If you’re interested in joining NJveg’s outreach team, please contact us at NJveg.org@gmail.com or 609-557-7077 (text preferred).


NJveg Annual Member Meeting & Dinner
Sunday July 7, 6pm
American Legion Post 346, 21 Gully Rd, Neptune Township NJ 07753

NJveg’s annual member meeting is a chance for us to have a brief meeting to share our ideas and visions for NJveg’s continued success in promoting a vegan lifestyle, discuss upcoming events and initiatives, enjoy a delicious vegan tasting menu with popular items from several vendors, dessert, and more.  Ideas for a fun activity are welcome!  Did we mention food?  More details TBD.

Menu:  Hamburger Helper from Plant Based Nut Case, Broccoli & Cheese Potato Patties from Plant Based Planet, Orange Ginger Chic’N from Rasta Rant, Yucca w/Onions in Garlic Sauce from Rosa’s Kitchen, and dessert by Lorraine

Price:  only $20 for NJveg members!  $30 for guests.  Pay by Tuesday July 2 via Venmo (@njveg), PayPal (use the Donate button at NJveg.org), or Zelle (thevsnj@gmail.com) to reserve.  Contact us for other payment arrangements.  Please include your name(s) with the payment.

Volunteers needed for setup, serving, and cleanup.


Cooking Demo with Plant Based Planet
Thursday July 11, 6:30pm
Cranbury Public Library, 30 Park Place West, Cranbury, NJ 08512

Join NJveg for our first cooking demo, with Crystal Dickerson from Plant Based Planet!  Do you have a garden and an abundance of summertime veggies?  Do you enjoy the Garden State’s fresh summer produce?  Join us for this cooking demo.  Attendees will learn to make delicious recipes with the vegetables growing in your own garden, including Summertime Beverages, “Eat the Rainbow” Garden Veggie Wraps, and “Do the Nana” Split (a delicious dessert)!  Please also register on the library’s website or call 609-722-6992.

About Crystal:  On a personal mission to improve her own health five years ago, Crystal Dickerson after watching What the Health decided to go vegan. Not only did she reverse her health conditions, come off of medicines, lose almost 100 pounds, but she in the heart of Covid decided to study online Forks Over Knives Rouxbe Culinary with a keen interest in plant based whole food cooking. With certifications and a new passion she went on to launching her business Plant Based Planet LLC empowering her community through education and food, she meets folks where they are helping them make healthier swaps to veganize traditional dishes without compromising on taste and culture.
 

NJveg/Vegan in NJ Members-Only Potluck
Friday July TBD, 6pm
Address to be provided, Hillsborough, NJ 08844

Join NJveg for a vegan potluck pool party at Lisa’s house!  NJveg members only; children welcome.  Bring a bathing suit and towel.  Inclement weather Friday July TBD.  Review NJveg’s potluck guidelines.

Please RSVP to NJveg.org@gmail.com, or 609-557-7077 (text preferred).


Volunteer Work Day – The Barnyard Sanctuary
Saturday July 13, 11am-3pm
Blairstown, NJ 07825

Join NJveg for a volunteer work day!  We’ll be helping out the vegan non-profit The Barnyard Sanctuary.  We highly recommend bringing a water bottle, bug spray, sunblock, work gloves, work boots, and clothes that can get dirty.  If you’d like to donate, you can do so at the sanctuary or online.

Children 14+ accompanied by a parent welcome.  Please sign up only if you are serious about attending and plan to attend for the full time.  If anything comes up and you need to cancel, let us know ASAP, so that we may fill your spot.  We’ve had a problem with last minute cancellations – don’t be that person!  Please RSVP to NJveg.org@gmail.com, or 609-557-7077 (text preferred).  The address will be provided privately to volunteers before the event.


Speakers + Q&A
Thursday July 18, 7pm
Florence Township Community Center, 69 Main St, Roebling, NJ 08554

NJveg was asked to participate in a program at the Florence Township Community Center, with a focus on living a plant-based life.  We’ll have several speakers covering the basics, their experiences, and reasons to go vegan!


Hiking/Walking + Vegan Dining – TBD
mid-late July TBD, 10am
Location TBD

The 81st in NJveg’s hiking/walking + vegan dining series could be at one of your favorite trails (perhaps one on our list) and restaurants.  Let us know what youre interested in!  Inclement weather date TBD.

Please RSVP to NJveg.org@gmail.com, or 609-557-7077 (text preferred).


Multi–course Gourmet Vegan Dinner Catered by Wildflower Vegan Cafe
Sunday August 11, 1pm
High St, Millville NJ 08648

Join NJveg and Vegan in NJ for a catered, gourmet multicourse vegan meal!  Wildflower is a completely vegan restaurant.  They now have a second location that can host large events, and this will be their first!  Details and menu are TBD.

Tickets must be purchased in advance, and will NOT be sold at the door.


NJveg/Vegan in NJ Members-Only Potluck
Sunday August 25, 2:30pm
(address to be provided), Kendall Park (South Brunswick), NJ 08824

Enjoy an outdoor vegan potluck at Jonathan’s house, followed by an optional walk!  NJveg members & Vegan in NJ Meetup members only.  Inclement weather date Saturday August 31.  Review NJveg’s potluck guidelines.

Please RSVP to NJveg.org@gmail.com, or 609-557-7077 (text preferred).


Volunteer Work Day – Uncle Neil’s Home
Date TBD, 11am-3pm
Bridgeton, NJ 08302

Join NJveg and Vegan in NJ for a volunteer work day!  We’ll be helping out the vegan non-profit sanctuary Uncle Neil’s Home.  We highly recommend bringing a water bottle, bug spray, sunblock, work gloves, work boots, and clothes that can get dirty.  If you’d like to donate, you can do so at the sanctuary or online.

Space is limited.  Children 10+ accompanied by parent at all times welcome.  Please sign up only if you are serious about attending and plan to attend for the full time.  If anything comes up and you need to cancel, let us know ASAP, so that we may fill your spot.  We’ve had a problem with last minute cancellations – don’t be that person!  Please RSVP to NJveg.org@gmail.com, or 609-557-7077 (text preferred).  The address will be provided privately to volunteers before the event.


Volunteer Work Day – Downward Doe Farm
Date TBD, 10am-2pm
(address to be provided), Howell, NJ 07731

Join NJveg and Vegan in NJ for a volunteer work day!  We’ll be helping out the vegan micro-sanctuary Downward Doe Farm.  We’ll be building a goat jungle gym!  We highly recommend bringing a water bottle, bug spray, sunblock, work gloves, work boots, and clothes that can get dirty.  If you’d like to donate, you can contact NJveg or do so at the sanctuary.

Space is limited, adults only.  Please sign up only if you are serious about attending and plan to attend for the full time.  If anything comes up and you need to cancel, let us know ASAP, so that we may fill your spot.  We’ve had a problem with last minute cancellations – don’t be that person!  Please RSVP to NJveg.org@gmail.com, or 609-557-7077 (text preferred).  The address will be provided privately to volunteers before the event.  ❄️🥶 Inclement weather date February TBD.


Volunteer Work Day – Old Fogey Farm
Date TBD, 11am-3pm
1090 Ocean Heights Ave, Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234

Postponed from December 17.  Join NJveg for a volunteer work day!  We’ll be helping out the vegan non-profit sanctuary Old Fogey Farm.  We highly recommend bringing a water bottle, bug spray, sunblock, work gloves, work boots, and clothes that can get dirty.  If you’d like to donate, you can do so at the sanctuary or online.

Space is limited, adults only.  Please sign up only if you are serious about attending and plan to attend for the full time.  If anything comes up and you need to cancel, let us know ASAP, so that we may fill your spot.  We’ve had a problem with last minute cancellations – don’t be that person!  Please RSVP to NJveg.org@gmail.com, or 609-557-7077 (text preferred).


Educational Outreach – Burlington County Farmers Market
Saturday November 2, 8:30am-1pm
Moorestown, NJ 08057

NJveg will answer questions and provide free literature on the benefits of a plant-based diet.  Come out for an hour, or the entire event.  Help spread the word that going vegan saves animals, protects the environment, and improves your health!  No experience is necessary.  We particularly need help setting up (at 7:30am) and packing up (to about 1:30pm).  Please let us know what times you are available.

We need volunteers for this and other outreach.  If you’re interested in joining NJveg’s outreach team, please contact us at NJveg.org@gmail.com or 609-557-7077 (text preferred).


Educational Outreach – Vegan in NJ Monthly Market
Sunday November 3, Noon-5pm
American Legion Post 346, 21 Gully Rd, Neptune Township NJ 07753

NJveg will answer questions and provide free literature on the benefits of a plant-based diet.  Come out for an hour, or the entire event.  Help spread the word that going vegan saves animals, protects the environment, and improves your health!  No experience is necessary.  We particularly need help setting up (at 11:15am) and packing up (to about 5:30pm).  Please let us know what times you are available.  Please consider coming out to the market, especially if you haven’t before, and say hello!

We need volunteers for this and other outreach.  If you’re interested in joining NJveg’s outreach team, please contact us at NJveg.org@gmail.com or 609-557-7077 (text preferred).


Event Ideas Are Welcome!  Additional events planned, or in the works, including educational outreach, volunteer work days at animal rescues and sanctuaries, hiking/walking + vegan dining, vegan potlucks, vegan gourmet meals, and much more!  Venue suggestion are welcome!

Please let us know what events you are interested in.  Contact us at NJveg.org@gmail.com  or  609-557-7077 (text preferred).


Everyone is welcome at NJveg events:  vegan, vegetarian, or veg-curious!  Our events are open to the public, except when noted as members only.  All NJveg events are completely vegan.  Please view our event guidelines.

Please check your email on the day of the event for the possibility of cancellation.  If you’re not on our mailing list, you can sign up here.  We hope to see you in the near future!



View our previous events here.