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         The Northern Connecticut Vegetarian Society seeks to advocate a compassionate
         and a healthful diet.  They wish to provide support to vegetarians by building a
         community for them and all those interested in the benefits of vegetarianism.
         Monthly Vegan Potlucks are open to anyone interested in being healthy or in
         a healthy environment. At these potlucks, the featured presenter leads a
         learning seminar.  They are held at Suffield Senior Center, 145 Bridge Street,
         Suffield.  Free parking is available.

                            

       Upcoming Meetings/Events

 

UPCOMING VEGETARIAN/VEGAN  EVENTS
NEXT NCVS EVENT IN SEPTEMBER  2014

NCVS Directions to NCVS Meeting at 145 Bridge St., Suffield.

September 21, Sunday 4:30 PM  Northern Connecticut Vegetarians will have their Potluck.  David Lovier will be the featured presenter.  David will talk about edible sprouts and edible stuff to pick from the garden.   He will have samples to taste.  Everyone is invited.  For the Potluck, bring a healthy vegan dish to share along with a list of its ingredients and your recipe.  Vegan food has no animal ingredients (zero  honey, dairy, eggs, meat, and fish).  Please bring your place setting (plate, cup, and utensils).  The Suffield Senior Center, 145 Bridge Street, Suffield, CT,  is the location for this event.   Donation of $8  is requested.  Children are free.  For more information or reservations,  telephone Harry at (860) 623-8082 or email Harry at veggyharry@aol.com .


  
VEGETARIAN AND VEGAN EVENTS  
 

  • September 7, Sunday, 10 AM - 4 PM  Be at Sweet Birch Farm for FREE informative classes and these activities:
    - From 10 AM To Noon, learn nutrient density of produce, how to increase nutrient density, and visual analysis of plant needs. 
    - From Noon to 2 PM, BYO picnic lunch and vegan foods to buy, tomato tasting, raw food demo, pepper roast, roasted pepper canning demo, container growing anywhere, measuring nutrient density with a hand refractometer, 8 laws of health, dangers of GMOs, simple freezer jam demo.
    - From 2 PM To 4 PM, participate in the Farm Tour of gardens, orchard, vineyard, kiwi arbor, and food forest.
    Call (203) 686-1425 or (860) 883-1334 or email backtoedengathering@yahoo.com for more information or to
    SAY YOU WILL BE THERE.  Sweet Birch Farm is located at Sweet Birch Drive, Meriden, CT.  Directions to Sweet Birch Farm:  Take East Main Street Exit Off I-91, Go East to Cone Avenue on Right, Go Approximately ¾ Mile to High Hill Road on Left, 5th Left is Sweet Birch Drive.

  • September 7, Sunday, 3 PM  Attend Vegan Book Club at Windsor Public Library, Main Floor Meeting Room 1, 323 Broad Street, Windsor, CT.  They will discuss Pages 1-100 of “Sistan Vegan: Black Female Vegans Speak on Food, Identity, Health, and Society” by A. Breeze Harper.  For more information, email LouAnne at Wannym@comcast.net.

  • September 9, Tuesday, 7-9 PM  Dr. Brian Clement of Hippocrates Health Institute will lecture on “Survive or Thrive – How to Enhance Longevity  & Heal Disease with Living Food”.  This event will be at Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa, 625 North Road (Rt. 117), Groton, CT.  Doors open at 6:30 PM with an organic cash bar of Green Juices, shots of Wheatgrass, and raw Coconut Water.   After the lecture, Dr. Clement, author of 20 books, will sign yours.  Dr. Jacqueline Campisi is sponsoring this event in support of her recovery from Stage 4 metastatic cancer of the spine; her recovery was mentored by Dr. Clement.  Cost is $22 online or $28 at the door.  To register online,  go to http://jackiecampisibenefit.eventbrite.com.  For more information or register, call (860) 908-7342.

  • September 12, Friday, 7-9:30 PM  Dr. Brian Clement of Hippocrates Health Institute will lecture on “Tools To Realize Complete Life Transformation”.  This event will be at Montague Retreat Center, 177 Ripley Road, Montague, MA.  Come with your own personal questions, and Dr. Clement will save time to answer them after the lecture.  There will be a bazaar of wonderful health oriented vendors selling their wares.  If you are interested in vending at this event, contact Amar Fuller at (413) 548-9841 or email amar.fuller@gmail.com. Cost is $15 in advance or $20 at the door.  For more information or to purchase directly from Amar,  contact Amar Fuller at (413) 548-9841 or email amar.fuller@gmail.com.  To purchase online,  go to contact Amar Fuller at (413) 548-9841 or email amar.fuller@gmail.com.  To purchase online,  go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lecture-with-dr-brian-clement-tickets-12206011509.
      
  • September 21, Sunday, 4:30 PM  Northern Connecticut Vegetarians will have their Potluck.  David Lovier will be the featured presenter.  David will talk about edible sprouts and edible stuff to pick from the garden.   He will have samples to taste.  Everyone is invited.  For the Potluck, bring a healthy vegan dish to share along with a list of its ingredients and your recipe.  Vegan food has no animal ingredients (zero  honey, dairy, eggs, meat, and fish).  Please bring your place setting (plate, cup, and utensils).  The Suffield Senior Center, 145 Bridge Street, Suffield, CT,  is the location for this event.   Donation of $8  is requested.  Children are free.  For more information or reservations,  telephone Harry at (860) 623-8082 or email Harry at veggyharry@aol.com .

  • September 27, Saturday, 10 AM  Participate in Hartford Walk for Farm Animals at Bushnell Park with other walkers to help raise money for Farm Sanctuary.  Join a team, start your own, or walk as an individual.  There will be veg-friendly prizes and vegan treats.  For more information, see http://bit.ly/1zQEEXT or email Jessica at jessica.l.sokol@gmail.com.
     
  • October 19, Sunday 4:30 PM  Northern Connecticut Vegetarians will have their Potluck with Nik Shukla as the featured presenter.  We are fortunate to have Nik who is a Boston Area Public Health Advocate and Founding President of OptimalHealthLeadership.Org.  This organization seeks (1) to champion and unite the best MDs and Public Health Advocates to end confusion on the optimal human diet and lifestyle, (2) prevent  global environmental disasters at every level by championing the optimal human diet, and (3) propose “Loving Utilitarianism” as an optimal ethical philosophy.  Nik is also an Artist and Co-Founder of GreatestGoodMusic.Org creating beautiful music videos with significant proceeds going to support public health, environmental, and animal causes.  Nik has taken Graduate Coursework from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.  He has been studying for 5 years on how to prevent and reverse the epidemics of obesity, diabetes, heart attacks, strokes, and cancer.  Nik is currently getting Certified in Whole-Foods Plant-Based Nutrition from Cornell.  He is a Nationally Top-Rated Public Speaker and will be giving a Passionate Multimedia Presentation about his dreams and plans for OptimalHealthLeadership.Org and GreatestGoodMusic.Org.  Everyone is invited to ask questions about their personal health as well as his fascinating work in these two organizations.  For the Potluck, bring a healthy vegan dish to share along with a list of its ingredients and your recipe.  Vegan food has no animal ingredients (zero  honey, dairy, eggs, meat, and fish).  Please bring your place setting (plate, cup, and utensils).      The Suffield Senior Center, 145 Bridge Street, Suffield, CT,  is the location for this event.   Donation of $8  is requested.  Children are free.  For more information or reservations,  telephone Harry at (860) 623-8082 or email Harry at veggyharry@aol.com .

  • November 16, Sunday, 4:30 PM  Northern Connecticut Vegetarians will have their Potluck.  Anastasia Garkusha will be the featured presenter.  She will share her story of becoming a vegetarian, next transitioning to vegan, and then to eating raw foods.  Anastasia will also talk about how to travel for work or fun around the world while sticking to your values.  She will make one or two dishes from her raw vegan recipe book, The AnastasiaRaw Uncook Book.  Everyone is invited.  For the Potluck, bring a healthy vegan dish to share along with a list of its ingredients and your recipe.  Vegan food has no animal ingredients (zero  honey, dairy, eggs, meat, and fish).  Please bring your place setting (plate, cup, and utensils).  The Suffield Senior Center, 145 Bridge Street, Suffield, CT,  is the location for this event.   Donation of $8  is requested.  Children are free.  For more information or reservations,  telephone Harry at (860) 623-8082 or email Harry at veggyharry@aol.com.

        


Note: All events take place at 4:30pm at Suffield Senior Center, 145 Bridge Street, Suffield, CT (unless otherwise noted). Click here for directions or contact Harry at veggyharry@aol.com or (860) 623-8082. Please bring a dish to serve 6-8 containing no animal products (zero meat, fish, egg, dairy or honey).

Notices Of Interest

 

Friends Of Animals
 

Rescued Animals

 

Suggested Reading


Get Political For Animals And Win The Laws They Need by Julie E. Lewin, President of National Institute for Animal Advocacy

The China Study (Most Comprehensive Study Of Nutrition Ever Conducted) by T. Colin Campbell And Thomas Campbell

Healthy Eating  Healthy World by J. Morris Hicks With J. Stanfield Hicks


 

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