TRIANGLE VEGETARIAN SOCIETY

WHAT'S NEW - ARCHIVE

  • 6/5/17 - Our Fourth of July Potluck will again be hosted by Jody in Raleigh.
  • 4/23/17 - Added info about Camp Compassion, a joint event between TVS and Piedmont Farm Animal Refuge. See the calendar for details.
  • 3/12/17 - Added the movie screening that Vegans for Peace is hosting for "What the Health", on Thursday, March 30. See the calendar for details.
  • 2/26/17 - Added the Celebration of Life for Tom Regan, taking place this Saturday, March 4. See the calendar.
  • 2/15/17 - Added several events taking place during the first few months of 2017! See the calendar.
  • 12/30/16 - TVS is a sponsor of the fourth annual Triangle Vegfest, taking place August 26-27, 2017!
  • 12/29/16 - Added information on First Night Raleigh.
  • 10/11/16 - TVS is a sponsor of the third annual Triangle VegFest, taking place this weekend, October 15-16!
  • 10/1/16 - Our vegan Thanksgiving feast will take place at Cafe Parizade in Durham on November 24!
  • 9/11/16 - We'll have an Election Night party on Tuesday, November 8 in Durham.
  • 6/18/16 - There will be a screening of PlantPure Nation on Monday, June 27 in Raleigh.
  • 6/12/16 - Our June 25 potluck with speaker Lorena Prieto Mucke will be held at the Durham Friends Meetinghouse.
  • 5/20/16 - Our Fourth of July Potluck will again be hosted by Jody in Raleigh.
  • 4/3/16 - Join us for a potluck at the free outdoor screening of "Iris" at Full Frame on Saturday, April 9 at 8 pm at Durham Central Park. Learn more.
  • 3/25/16 - There is an Animal Law Symposium on Saturday, April 9, in Chapel Hill. Learn more.
  • 3/25/16 - The Asheville VegFest will take place on Sunday, May 15. Learn more.
  • 1/26/16 - The joint lunch potluck with the Ethical Humanist Society of the Triangle has been moved from February 21 to Sunday, April 24.
  • 1/23/16 - There will be a free nutrition seminar by Dr. David DeRose at the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Raleigh tomorrow, Sunday, January 24. In addition, there will be a free interactive conference seminar with Dr. DeRose via phone at 2:30 pm TODAY (Saturday). Learn more.
  • 1/20/16 - Attend the first of Triangle VegFest's Monthly Markets! Sunday, January 24 - 1-4 PM in Durham. TVS is a sponsor. Learn more.
  • 1/20/16 - Piedmont Farm Animal Refuge in Pittsboro is having a summer "Camp Compassion" in June, including time with their animals and a Food for Life Kids food class. Learn more.
  • 1/18/16 - Join Piedmont Farm Animal Refuge for their Casual Vegan Cooking Class! Saturday, January 30 in Carrboro. $15. RSVP details.
  • 10/28/15 - We will have a Potluck and Cooking Demonstration on Allergen-Free Cooking at 11:00 AM on Sunday, November 8, in Durham. Learn more.
  • 10/6/15 - Howard Jacobson will give a talk at Quail Ridge Books on Tuesday, October 13, about "Proteinaholic: How Our Obsession with Meat is Killing Us and What We Can Do". Learn more.
  • 9/23/15 - Our vegan Thanksgiving feast will take place at Cafe Parizade in Durham on November 26!
  • 9/16/15 - Howard Jacobson will give a talk (with snacks!) on the benefits of a Whole Food, plant-based diet. Taking place this Friday, September 18, at Whole Foods Market in Raleigh. Learn more.
  • 9/8/15 - Join Piedmont Farm Animal Refuge for their Vegan 101: Vegan on a Budget *FREE* cooking class! Sunday, September 13 in Carrboro. RSVP details.
  • 8/25/15 - If 15 additional TVS Members register and pay for the September 11-13 Plant-Based Prevention of Disease (P-POD) conference in Raleigh, they will take 15% off the current full prices for ALL TVS Member registrants – even those who have already registered! Details.
  • 8/24/15 - Added a potluck dinner at the Carrboro Music Festival on Sunday, September 27. Details.
  • 8/24/15 - Added our holiday potluck/gift exchange on Saturday, December 19. Details.
  • 8/9/15 - Join us at the second annual Triangle Vegfest, taking place on Saturday, October 17, in downtown Raleigh! Details on our calendar.
  • 8/9/15 - There are two movie screenings of "PlantPure Nation" coming up - Thursday, August 13 at 7:00 pm in Chapel Hill and Tuesday, September 1 - 7:30 pm. Details on our calendar.
  • 6/23/15 - We will have a potluck and talk on nutrition by Bob LeRoy (Nutrition Advisor, North American Vegetarian Society, & Founder/Coordinator, Plant-based Prevention Of Disease Conference) at Durham's South Branch Library this Saturday, June 27, at 10:30 am. Details on our calendar.
  • 6/7/15 - Our Fourth of July Potluck will again be hosted by Jody in Raleigh.
  • 6/7/15 - The 2nd Annual National Plant-Based Prevention of Disease (P-POD) conference will be held in Raleigh in September, 2015. And the 3rd Annual conference will be held in Raleigh in April, 2016.
  • 4/16/15 - Our slow cooking demo and potluck with Kathy Hester this Saturday, April 18, will take place at Earth Fare in Raleigh. Details on our calendar.
  • 3/28/15 - On Sunday, April 12, there will be an Artisanal Vegan Cheese Workshop in Carrboro, offered by the Piedmont Farm Animal Refuge. Details on our calendar.
  • 3/23/15 - On Saturday, April 4, there will be a movie screening of "PlantPure Nation", book signing, and discussion with T. Colin Campbell and his son, Nelson Campbell. Details on our calendar.
  • 3/9/15 - Added information on Humane Carolina's next speaker series presentation, "A Surprising Culprit: Factory Farming's Impact on the Environment", taking place this Saturday, March 14, in Chapel Hill.
  • 2/27/15 - Our February 28 potluck has been postponed until much later in 2015.
  • 12/21/14 - Added information on First Night Raleigh.
  • 10/31/14 - Our vegan Thanksgiving feast will take place at Cafe Parizade in Durham on November 27, and our pre-Thanksgiving feast will take place at Irregardless Cafe in Raleigh on November 24! Details on our Thanksgiving events.
  • 9/20/14 - Two great events are coming up in October: a Goat & Sheep Fundraiser to support Piedmont Farm Animal Refuge, and the Triangle VegFest!
  • 7/14/14 - Join us for a film screening on August 14: Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret. (Must indicate interest in screening by reserving tickets by August 7.)
  • 7/14/14 - The 1st Annual National Plant-Based Prevention of Disease (P-POD) conference will be held in Asheville, NC in November.
  • 7/12/14 - Join us for a film screening on September 16: Vegan Night Out: Vegan Dining + The Ghosts in Our Machine Screening.
  • 6/26/14 - Join Piedmont Farm Animal Refuge for their Barn Opening Party on Saturday, July 26!
  • 6/16/14 - This Saturday, June 21, we'll have a potluck picnic and outdoor film event (Saving Mr. Banks is playing) at the NC Museum of Art.
  • 6/16/14 - Our event with nutrition advisor Bob LeRoy has been postponed.
  • 6/12/14 - Our Fourth of July Potluck will again be hosted by Jody in Raleigh.
  • 6/2/14 - The Potluck and Cooking Demonstration on Allergen-Free Cooking has been postponed until Saturday, August 2.
  • 5/19/14 - There's a Healthy Eating Support Group Meet Up and cooking demo at 6 pm tonight at the Durham Whole Foods.
  • 4/30/14 - 3rd Annual Piedmont Farm Animal Refuge / Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale on this Sunday, May 4, in Carrboro.
  • 4/16/14 - A talk – Nutrition & Heart Health - Practical Advice and Current Research on Plant-Based Nutrition – will take place on May 3 in Cary.
  • 3/9/14 - Several great events coming up in March, including a potluck dinner on the 15th; a talk by Nick Cooney, the Director of Education for Mercy For Animals, on the 16th; a cooking class hosted by Piedmont Farm Animal Refuge on the 29th, and an animal law symposium that is also on the 29th. See the calendar for details.
  • 10/14/13 - Several events are coming up in November, including a potluck on November 2 and our vegan Thanksgiving feast on November 28!
  • 10/14/13 - A Fundraiser for Piedmont Farm Animal Refuge is taking place on Saturday, October 19.
  • 9/12/13 - A humane education workshop will take place at UNC Law School on October 12.
  • 8/4/13 - Upcoming events include a potluck at Southern Village on August 18, a book talk about greyhounds on August 24, and the Carrboro Music Festival in September. See the calendar for details.
  • 2/8/13 - Upcoming events include a vegan potluck and talk by cookbook author Nava Atlas on March 23, and a vegan potluck and talk on ethical investing by Brenda Morris on May 8. See the calendar for details.
  • 11/5/12 - Come out November 8 to a free screening of "Peaceable Kingdom: The Journey Home" in Chapel Hill.
  • 10/25/12 - We're having an Election Night party in Durham to watch the results come in on November 6!
  • 10/7/12 - We have several events coming up in October and November: a potluck and discussion of animals and the law on October 27, a vegan potluck on November 3, and our vegan Thanksgiving feast on November 22!
  • 7/23/12 - Our next event is a vegan potluck dinner and talk on adventism and vegetarianism on Saturday, August 4, at 6 PM.
  • 6/18/12 - Short notice vegan picnic potluck at Chapel Hill Community Center Park this Sunday, June 24, at 1:00 pm.
  • 6/10/12 - Veganza Fest is a Humane Carolina benefit featuring a vegan gourmet BBQ dinner, local beer sampling, door prizes, and entertainment by stand-up comedian Larry Weaver. June 28, in Raleigh.
  • 6/4/12 - Short notice non-TVS event you may be interested in: Quick, Tasty, & Healthy Plant-Based Meals Cooking Demonstration at the Raleigh Seventh-Day Adventist Church, tomorrow, June 5, 6:30 pm.
  • 6/3/12 - Added our Fourth of July potluck to the calendar. Details.
  • 5/17/12 - Added directions to this Saturday's potluck and talk on Christianity and Vegetarianism.
  • 4/24/12 - Short notice picnic potluck at Duke Gardens this Saturday, April 28, at 5:00 pm.
  • 4/24/12 - Listed multiple events on the calendar, including the Piedmont Farm Animal Refuge Benefit Bake Sale on April 29, a potluck dinner and talk on Christianity and vegetarianism on May 19, and a cooking class at A Southern Season by vegetarian cookbook author Robin Asbell on May 22.
  • 3/27/12 - Don't forget about our vegan potluck and "Forks Over Knives" Screening this Thursday!
  • 1/7/12 - Learn more about our Vegan Potluck and Talk by Donna Beaudoin on January 28!
  • 11/7/11 - Added information about a non-TVS event, "A Night for Chimpanzees", taking place on Thursday, November 17, on Duke's campus.
  • 10/2/11 - Thanksgiving update: the Thanksgiving 2011 page has been created. All event details will be linked from this page.
  • 9/22/11 - Added a potluck/dinner at the Carrboro Music Festival on Sunday, September 25. Details.
  • 6/20/11 - The June 26 potluck brunch at James and Dori Roberts' home has been canceled and will be rescheduled for later this year.
  • 6/14/11 - Added our Fourth of July potluck to the calendar. Details.
  • 5/29/11 - Added several events taking place this summer to the calendar, including potlucks and a 70s party! Details.
  • 4/24/11 - Neal Barnard will be speaking at Quail Ridge Books in Raleigh this Thursday, April 28. He is the founder and president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. Details.
  • 3/14/11 - It's time for the Third Annual Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale! Want to help TVS participate? Details.
  • 3/14/11 - Our next potluck dinner will be on April 9, at Barb Wood's home in Cary. Details.
  • 2/21/11 - Added details about a Vegan Beer Dinner being held this Thursday, February 24, at Tir Na nOg Irish Pub in Raleigh. This is a non-TVS event you may be interested in. Details.
  • 12/28/10 - Added details about our New Year's Eve party.
  • 12/19/10 - Added several events taking place in early 2011.
  • 12/17/10 - Posted the write-up from our restaurant review at Sawasdee Thai Restaurant in Raleigh.
  • 11/13/10 - Added a non-TVS event, a talk by David Cantor, This Land is Their Land.
  • 10/11/10 - Thanksgiving update: the Thanksgiving 2010 page has been created. All event details will be linked from this page.
  • 10/11/10 - Have you heard about the Bull City Vegan Challenge, a vegan chef challenge being held at ten Durham restaurants this month?

  • 10/2/10 - Our joint potluck with the Ethical Humanist Society of the Triangle will take place on Saturday, October 23.
  • 9/21/10 - Added the September potluck to the calendar, taking place at the free Carrboro Music Festival this Sunday, September 26.
  • 9/11/10 - Added the September restaurant review to the calendar, taking place at Sawasdee Thai Restaurant in Raleigh this Friday, September 17, at 7:00 pm.
  • 9/11/10 - Added a raw foods class to the calendar, taking place in Hillsborough this Saturday, September 18.
  • 8/19/10 - Added details for Rynn Berry's visit to the Triangle, including a vegan potluck dinner on Saturday, August 28.
  • 7/30/10 - Posted the write-up from last month's restaurant review at Blue Corn Cafe in Durham.
  • 6/18/10 - Added a potluck picnic and film to the calendar, taking place on Saturday, June 26.
  • 5/22/10 - Added the Fourth of July potluck to the calendar.
  • 4/28/10 - Multiple events taking place May 1-May 3 in conjunction with George Eisman's visit to the area. George Eisman is a Registered Dietician and a pioneer in educating people on the benefits of plant-based diets.
  • 3/27/10 - Added a potluck/talk on Judaism and vegetarianism, taking place in Chapel Hill on May 15.
  • 2/14/10 - Posted the write-up from last month's restaurant review at Tangerine Cafe in Cary.
  • 1/6/10 - Added the January restaurant review to the calendar, taking place at Tangerine Cafe in Cary on Friday, January 15 at 7:00 pm.
  • 12/26/09 - Added a non-TVS event, a New Year's Day hike organized by the Eno River Association. Also, a reminder about the New Year's Eve party at Shreya and Kartik Patel's home in Raleigh.
  • 11/8/09 - Added a non-TVS event, a November 18 talk by David Cantor, founder and director of Responsible Policies for Animals (RPA).
  • 10/30/09 - Our November 7 event will be a potluck and talk on yoga with optional yoga session. It will be held at Patanjali's Place in Durham.
  • 10/27/09 - Added a non-TVS event, a vegan chili cook-off! This Sunday, November 1, at 4:00 pm in Carrboro.
  • 10/25/09 - Added our annual Holiday Party potluck to the calendar, scheduled for Saturday, December 12 at Ron Verbruggen's home in Durham.
  • 10/10/09 - Thanksgiving update: the Thanksgiving 2009 page has been created. All event details will be listed on this page.
  • 10/09/09 - Reminder - the annual Walk for Farm Animals to benefit Farm Sanctuary will take place on October 18!
  • 10/1/09 - Added the podcast from our recent event with the North Carolina Society for Ethical Culture.
  • 9/28/09 - Added directions to Eilene Bisgrove's home for this Saturday's potluck dinner.
  • 9/12/09 - Posted the write-up from last month's restaurant review at Green Leaf in Durham.
  • 9/7/09 - Added an event to the calendar - a Vegan Dessert Bar and Mingle, taking place at Bliss Boutique Bakery in Chapel Hill on Saturday, September 26.
  • 8/8/09 - Added the August restaurant review to the calendar, taking place at Green Leaf in Durham on Thursday, August 20 at 7:00 pm.
  • 8/8/09 - Posted the write-up from last month's restaurant review at General Store Cafe in Pittsboro.
  • 8/8/09 - Added a non-TVS event, the annual Walk for Farm Animals to benefit Farm Sanctuary! Sunday, October 18 at 2:00 pm.
  • 7/1/09 - No one was able to host a July 4th event this year, so TVS will not be organizing a get-together on Saturday.
  • 6/25/09 - Added the Absolutely Delicious Vegan Bake Sale taking place this Sunday afternoon in Chapel Hill (non-TVS event).
  • 5/12/09 - Posted the write-up from last month's restaurant review at Thai Cafe in Durham.
  • 5/11/09 - A potluck brunch at Joy Anandi's home in Durham has been scheduled for this Sunday, May 17, at 12:30 pm.
  • 4/19/09 - Added the April restaurant review to the calendar, taking place at Thai Cafe in Durham on Thursday, April 30 at 7:00 pm.
  • 3/8/09 - Posted the write-up from last month's restaurant review at Oriental Garden in Chapel Hill.
  • 3/5/09 - A potluck dinner and talk at Larry Green's home has been scheduled for Saturday, March 14. Larry's talk will cover Stress Reduction Skills for Stressful Times, and will include a short introduction to Bach Flower Remedies.
  • 3/1/09 - Revamped the restaurant review section, moving closed restaurants to an archives page and making it possible to sort the data.
  • 2/23/09 - Added the February restaurant review to the calendar, taking place at Oriental Garden Restaurant in Carrboro this Friday, February 27, at 7:30 pm.
  • 2/23/09 - Space is still available for Linda Long's and Jason Cunningham's March 10th vegan cooking demonstration and book discussion at "A Southern Season". Learn more.
  • 1/3/09 - Added three classes to the calendar that may be of interest to TVSers: What's in your Grocery Cart? Potential Risks of Genetically-Modfied Food on January 27, Quick and Easy Vegetarian Entrees on February 5, and Vegetarian Chinese Cooking on February 16.
  • 12/26/08 - Lilly's Pizza will be donating vegan pizzas for our New Year's Eve Party. Please feel free to bring complementary food such as starters, green salad and dessert or drinks (distilled water and wine will be provided).
  • 12/26/08 - On our links page, added a link to the Carolina Vegan Association. This group, with chapters in the Triangle and Triad, formed in late 2008 with organizing meetings and activities focused on animal rights.
  • 12/2/08 - Added multiple events taking place in December and the first half of 2009.
  • 10/29/08 - Thanksgiving update: the Thanksgiving 2008 page has been created. All event details will be listed on this page.
  • 10/27/08 - Added an Election Night get-together at Michael Pocinki's home to watch the results on television.
  • 9/22/08 - Added a link to the new TVS podcast page. Until now, podcasts recorded at TVS events over the past year were hosted on Joseph Puentes' H2Opodcast.com site. Thanks to Joseph for his continuing help with the TVS podcasts.
  • 9/6/08 - Added details about the Triangle Walk for Farm Animals, taking place in Durham on October 19.
  • 8/10/08 - Added the August restaurant review to the calendar, taking place at The Palace Restaurant in Durham this Friday, August 15, at 7:00 pm.
  • 8/10/08 - Added several events to the calendar that have been scheduled during the remainder of 2008.
  • 6/28/07 - Added details about our July 4th picnic.
  • 6/24/08 - Added the June restaurant review to the calendar, taking place at Merlion Restaurant in Chapel Hill this Saturday, June 28, at 7:00 pm.
  • 5/18/08 - The film Earthlings will be screened on Tuesday, May 27, at Central Carolina Community College in Pittsboro. (This is a non-TVS event.) See the calendar for details.
  • 5/4/08 - Added details about our May 31 event, involving a film, potluck, and talk on Judaism and Vegetarianism, hosted by Barry and Tink Nakell. See the calendar.
  • 4/26/08 - Added flyers and more details about Will Tuttle's presentations in Durham on May 1 and May 3. See the calendar.
  • 4/21/08 - Added details about Will Tuttle's presentations in Durham on May 1 and May 3. See the calendar.
  • 3/25/08 - Added the March restaurant review to the calendar, taking place at Thai Lanna in Durham this Saturday, March 29, at 7:00 pm.
  • 3/9/08 - The Morehead Planetarium and Science Center's lecture and discussion entitled "Cloned Meat: Should We Be Concerned When It's For Dinner?" has been rescheduled for March 20 at 7:00 pm. See the calendar for more information.
  • 2/25/08 - Added the February restaurant review to the calendar, taking place at Solomon's Restaurant in Raleigh this Friday, February 29, at 7:00 pm.
  • 2/12/08 - Added details about our February 23 potluck and talk on cohousing by Karen McCollough.
  • 1/13/08 - Added the January restaurant review to the calendar, taking place at Jujube Restaurant in Chapel Hill this Friday, January 18, at 7:00 pm.
  • 1/13/08 - Added details about our January 26 joint potluck with Kadampa Center for the Practice of Tibetan Buddhism.
  • 12/30/07 - TVS is having a new logo designed for us! See draft designs.
  • 12/30/07 - Added final details for our First Night festivities.
  • 12/15/07 - Added directions to the pizza party taking place during our First Night festivities.
  • 12/2/07 - Thanks to Anna Creissen for taking photos at our Thanksgiving feast!
  • 10/29/07 - Reservations for our Thanksgiving feast have opened! See the Thanksgiving page for all details.
  • 10/28/07 - FAQs about our Thanksgiving feast have been posted on the Thanksgiving page.
  • 10/27/07 - We will begin taking online and phone reservations for our Thanksgiving feast on Monday, October 29. FAQs about the reservation/payment process are being developed and will be posted on the Thanksgiving page on Sunday, October 28.
  • 10/20/07 - Joseph Puentes was kind enough to record our September 22 panel discussion with the Ethical Culture Society, and has posted the audio (mp3 files) on his website. We'll also soon make available summary write-ups of the panelists' thoughts.
  • 10/13/07 - Several events have been added to the calendar through the remainder of 2007, including a potluck/talk on kinesiology and animals (November 10) and our annual holiday potluck (December 8). Please join us at these and our other events!
  • 9/16/07 - Jane Goodall will be giving a talk at Duke University on October 16 (this is a non-TVS event).
  • 9/15/07 - Just after the Compassionate Living Festival ends on Sunday, October 7, we will have a brunch and talk on Ayurveda by TVSer Tom Mitchell.
  • 9/1/07 - The rescheduled August restaurant review will take place at Suchi Indian Cuisine in Cary this Friday, September 7, at 7:00 pm.
  • 7/16/07 - Added the July restaurant review to the calendar, taking place at Twisted Noodles in Durham this Saturday, July 21, at 7:00 pm.
  • 7/9/07 - Added a non-TVS event to the calendar for July 21: a vegan potluck dinner at the Solterra Community's Common House in Durham.
  • 7/4/07 - Ron Neumann, who hosted a potluck last month at his home which uses geothermal and solar energy, has provided his recent energy bill history and some websites and phone numbers that might be useful.
  • 7/3/07 - Information in Dilip's last e-newsletter about the passing of Dietrich von Haugwitz has been archived on a memorial page.

    Dietrich's collection of video tapes on animal issues is being maintained by Beth Levine - please contact her at bethforanimals@earthlink.net to borrow any of the material.

  • 6/17/07 - Published reviews of two restaurants visited back in 2005: Taste of Thai and Trilussa la Trattoria.
  • 6/15/07 - Added the June restaurant review to the calendar, taking place at Abyssinia Restaurant in Raleigh on Saturday, June 23, at 7:00 pm.
  • 6/14/07 - On Sunday, June 24, we will have a potluck brunch and a tour of Ron Neumann's home in Fuquay Varina, which uses geothermal and solar energy. See the calendar for more details.
  • 6/14/07 - Added details about our July 4th picnic.
  • 6/14/07 - The discussion on companion animal kinesiology tentatively scheduled for this month has been postponed until late 2007/early 2008.
  • 5/19/07 - Added a non-TVS event to the calendar for this Tuesday, May 22: a free lecture, "Ancient Secrets of Ayurveda", by Dr. Pankaj Naram, Ayurvedic master. Dr. Naram, a lifelong vegetarian, practices Ayurveda as a medical system that includes a vegetarian diet as a key component.
  • 4/28/07 - Due to a Friday night family hospitalization, Saurabh Dalal has had to cancel his talk at our potluck tonight. In his place, we're lucky to have TVSer Pravin Shah, Education Coordinator for the Federation of Jain Associations in North America, giving a talk on this topic.
  • 4/28/07 - On May 12, we will have a potluck dinner and a talk by Will Tuttle, an advocate for veganism, peace, and the animals for 25 years. See the calendar for more details.
  • 4/21/07 - On April 29, Jeffrey Smith will speak on his new book about the health risks of genetically engineered food. See the calendar for more details.
  • 3/13/07 - Added the March restaurant review to the calendar, taking place at Xiloa Restaurant in Durham on Saturday, March 24, at 7:00 pm
  • 2/24/07 - On April 28, we will have a potluck dinner and talk on Jainism & Vegetarianism.
  • 2/19/07 - Free Carolina Ballet tickets have been provided to TVS for this Wednesday's performance! Learn more.
  • 1/27/07 - Added a non-TVS event to the calendar for February 13: a lecture, "Eating for Health - Yours and the Planet's", hosted by the Orange/Chatham Sierra Club.
  • 1/10/07 - Added details about the January 12 memorial service being held for Anne Weaver, founder of The Very Vegetarian Society of Winston-Salem.
  • 1/6/07 - Added a potluck dinner to the calendar, hosted by Chuck and Connie Johnston on Saturday, January 27, at 7:00 pm.
  • 1/3/07 - Added the January restaurant review to the calendar, taking place at Ragazzi's Italian Restaurant in Raleigh on Friday, January 12, at 7:00 pm.
  • 12/4/06 - Added several events to the calendar that have been scheduled during 2007.
  • 11/10/06 - Added our annual Holiday Party potluck to the calendar, scheduled for Saturday, December 9.
  • 11/9/06 - Reservations for our annual Thanksgiving Feast and Raffle have opened...come join us!
  • 10/30/06 - Added an Election Night get-together to watch the results on television.
  • 10/14/06 - Added the October restaurant review to the calendar, taking place at Red Lotus Asian Kitchen & Bar in Chapel Hill this Saturday, October 21, at 7:00 pm.
  • 10/14/06 - Two book discussions will take place this week (these are not TVS events). On Tuesday, October 17, author Lee Hall will speak in Durham about "Capers in the Churchyard: Animal Rights Advocacy in the Age of Terror". On Wednesday, October 18, authors Priscilla Feral and Lee Hall will speak in Raleigh about "Dining With Friends: The Art of North American Vegan Cuisine". For more information, see the calendar.
  • 9/17/06 - On November 23, we'll be returning to Cafe Parizäde in Durham for our annual Thanksgiving feast and raffle! The Thanksgiving 2006 page contains preliminary information and will be updated over the coming weeks.
  • 9/10/06 - Added the September restaurant review to the calendar, taking place at Udupi Cafe in Cary this Friday, September 15, at 7:00 pm.
  • 9/6/06 - Tamera and Vernon Mulanix will be hosting a potluck dinner at their home in Pittsboro on September 30.

  • 9/5/06 - Anthony Marr's Compassion for Animals Road Expedition tour has been shortened, and he won't be able to visit NC in October as intended.
  • 7/19/06 - Added the July restaurant review to the calendar, taking place at Azitra Indian Restaurant in Raleigh on Saturday, July 29, at 7:00 pm.
  • 7/2/06 - Added details about the potluck and discussion on Christian theology and vegetarianism taking place on Saturday, July 15.
  • 7/2/06 - Unfortunately, we couldn't find a host for a July 4 picnic this year, so we won't be having an event on Tuesday.
  • 6/17/06 - Added the June restaurant review, taking place at Flying Burrito Mexican Restaurant in Chapel Hill this Saturday, June 24, at 7:00 pm.

  • 5/1/06 - Added the May restaurant review, taking place at The Lotus Leaf Viet Bistro and Cafe in Cary on Saturday, May 13, at 6:30 pm.

  • 4/23/06 - Added directions to the home of John Davis and Jody Hamilton-Davis, hosts of this Saturday's potluck dinner.

  • 4/11/06 - Added details about Temple Grandin's visit to NCSU tomorrow, April 12.
  • 4/3/06 - Added several vegetarian blogs to the links page.
  • 3/22/06 - Added the April restaurant review, taking place at Spice & Curry in Durham on Friday, April 7.
  • 3/21/06 - This Saturday's potluck dinner and talk by Tom Regan will take place at 7:00 pm at the Durham Friends Meeting House.
  • 3/17/06 - Added events associated with Harold Brown's visit.
  • 3/3/06 - The location for the March restaurant review has been determined. Please join us at Zyng Asian Grill in Raleigh on Friday, March 10, at 7:00 pm.
  • 2/22/06 - The March restaurant review will take place on Friday, March 10, at 7:00 pm (location TBA).
  • 2/22/06 - The April potluck dinner will be held at 7:00 pm on Saturday, April 29, at John Davis' and Jody Hamilton-Davis' home in Raleigh.
  • 2/19/06 - Revised the directions to Jodi O'Neill's home for her February 25 potluck dinner.
  • 1/29/06 - Added the February restaurant review, taking place at Queen of Sheba's in Chapel Hill on Saturday, February 11.
  • 1/27/06 - The potluck brunch in Durham tomorrow will be followed by an optional hike at Duke Forest, rather than a performance.
  • 1/26/06 - The potluck brunch in Durham this Saturday has been changed to begin at Noon, and the potluck will be followed by an optional performance at 2:00.
  • 1/15/06 - The potluck dinner on January 28 has been changed to a potluck brunch on the same day, and will begin at 11:30 am.
  • 1/6/06 - Added the January restaurant review, taking place at Baba Ghannouj in Cary on Saturday, January 14.
  • 1/2/06 - Updated the 2006 calendar.
  • 12/8/05 - Added information about First Night events for December 31.
  • 10/30/05 - Reservations are now being accepted online and by phone for our Thanksgiving Feast.
  • 10/17/05 - Details have been finalized for Howard Lyman's visit to Chapel Hill on Tuesday, October 25. Howard is touring to speak and present his new documentary film about the dangers of factory farming to public health.

  • 10/11/05 - Added the October restaurant review, taking place at Bakus Tapas and Wine Bar in Durham on Friday, October 21.
  • 10/6/05 - Events associated with Rynn Berry's October visit have been postponed until early 2006.
  • 9/22/05 - Added an October 28 potluck and outing at Barbara Zimmerman's home in Raleigh.
  • 9/22/05 - Added the October 2 16th Annual Blessing of Animals taking place at Duke Chapel.
  • 9/15/05 - Added information about the "Through Other Eyes" Film Festival, taking place at NCSU on Wednesday, September 28.
  • 9/6/05 - Added the September restaurant review, taking place at Taste of Thai in Raleigh this Saturday, September 10.
  • 7/25/05 - Added the August restaurant review, taking place at Crazie Mae's Cafe in Chapel Hill on Saturday, August 27.
  • 7/14/05 - The time for tomorrow's Lucky 32 restaurant review has changed from 7:00 to 7:30, due to the large number of people interested in attending.
  • 7/6/05 - Added the July restaurant review, taking place at Lucky 32 in Cary on Friday, July 15.
  • 6/27/05 - Added details about the Annual 4th of July picnic potluck.
  • 6/17/05 - Added two classes to the calendar taking place at Whole Foods Market in Raleigh - Cooking with Grains: Quinoa being taught this Monday, June 20, and Why Go Vegetarian? being taught on Wednesday, July 6.
  • 6/17/05 - Added the June restaurant review, taking place at Verde in Durham this Friday, June 24.
  • 5/19/05 - Added details about the fondue party taking place in November.
  • 5/15/05 - Added a restaurant review to the calendar, taking place at La Rancherita Mexican Restaurant in Raleigh this Saturday, May 21.
  • 4/14/05 - Whole Foods Market in Raleigh is sponsoring a free talk -- "Vegetarian Teenagers: A Survival Class" -- tomorrow, April 15, at 7:00 pm. Pre-registration is required -- for details, please see the calendar.
  • 4/9/05 - Added a restaurant review to the calendar, taking place at Trilussa La Trattoria in Chapel Hill this Saturday, April 16.
  • 3/12/05 - Added a restaurant review to the calendar, taking place at Thai Villa in Raleigh on Friday, March 25.
  • 2/20/05 - Erik Marcus, founder of Vegan.com and author of "Meat Market: Animals, Ethics, and Money", will be speaking at NCSU this Wednesday, February 23. See the calendar for more information.
  • 2/19/05 - Dilip Barman will be the platform speaker for the NC Society for Ethical Culture tomorrow, February 20, at 11:00 am in Carrboro. See the calendar for more information.
  • 1/28/05 - Due to the expected inclement weather, the January 29 potluck at Jerry & Maggie Gaudet's home has been postponed until February 19.
  • 1/22/05 - Due to inclement weather, the January 22 talk with Paul Moriarty speaking on Ethics, Vegetarianism, and the Environment has been postponed until February 5. The event will now begin at 6:00 pm, an hour earlier than originally scheduled. If you made a reservation for January 22, you will still be on the reservation list unless you contact Paul and tell him you can't make it on February 5. Reservations continue to be open for people who can attend on February 5th who didn't sign up for January 22.

  • 1/20/05 - Added details about a February 7 talk by Suzanne Havala-Hobbs entitled "The Vegetarian Alternative".
  • 1/14/05 - Added details about our January 22 talk with TVS member Paul Moriarty speaking on Ethics, Vegetarianism, and the Environment.
  • 12/30/04 - Added details about First Night events on New Year's Eve.
  • 11/8/04 - Added the results of the restaurant review that took place at Lime & Basil, located in Chapel Hill.
  • 10/23/04 - Reservations are now being accepted for this year's Thanksgiving Feast at Cafe Pariz�de.
  • 10/12/04 - Added information about an October 21 screening of Peaceable Kingdom at Duke University. There will be a free vegan meal at Ann and Allen Creech's home prior to the event.
  • 9/25/04 - Added information about a September 30 lecture by Ray Greek at NSCU.
  • 9/25/04 - Added preliminary details about this year's Thanksgiving Feast at Cafe Pariz�de.
  • 9/19/04 - Added information about the September 26 film festival "Through Other Eyes", designed to draw attention to animal and other social issues.
  • 9/19/04 - Added a snack night to watch the US General Election Results on television.
  • 9/19/04 - Added World Car Free Day (September 22) to the calendar.
  • 8/22/04 - Added free vegan brunches to the calendar taking place on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month.
  • 8/22/04 - The joint potluck with the Ethical Culture Society has been rescheduled for September 18.
  • 8/7/04 - The potluck dinner originally scheduled for August 7 at Jack and Ana Traywick's home has been rescheduled to August 28.
  • 7/10/04 - There will be a free showing of the film Peaceable Kingdom at Cat's Cradle on July 26. See details.
  • 7/10/04 - Added several presentations by tiger preservationist Anthony Marr. Events will take place July 15-August 4.
  • 6/28/04 - The raw foods demonstration/meal hosted by Frances O'Halloran has been postponed until Summer, 2005. The demonstration was originally scheduled for July 31, 2004.
  • 6/10/04 - Updated the event description for our 4th of July picnic.
  • 5/17/04 - Added a raw foods demonstration/meal for July 31 to the calendar, hosted by Frances O'Halloran.
  • 5/17/04 - Added a potluck dinner for August 7 to the calendar, hosted by Jack and Ana Traywick.
  • 4/25/04 - Added the results of the restaurant review for Mellow Mushroom, located in Raleigh.
  • 3/13/04 - This Monday, March 15, Tom Regan will be a guest on WUNC Public Radio's "The State of Things". See the calendar for more information.
  • 2/23/04 - Added a dinner at Panzanella and talk to the calendar taking place on March 22. After we eat, Bob Leroy, a Registered Dietitian who is visiting from NY State, will give an interactive talk on vegetarian and vegan nutrition and answer any questions people have.
  • 1/22/04 - There will be a Totally Vegan Valentine Soiree at Durham's Blue Coffee Company on February 14.

  • 1/21/04 - Added presentations, photos, and audio clips from the Compassion for Animals Road Expedition.
  • 1/13/04 - Added separate events featuring Tom Regan and Howard Lyman to the calendar.
  • 1/12/04 - Added a Roller Skating party to the calendar, taking place this Sunday, January 18, in Durham.
  • 1/12/04 - There will be a Valentine's Day Hike in Umstead State Park on Sunday, February 15.
  • 1/5/04 - We will have a potluck dinner and talk by Brenda Davis this Saturday, January 10, that will take place after Anthony Marr's slideshow. See the calendar.
  • 1/5/04 - The location for the January 6 dinner with Anthony Marr and Brenda Davis has been moved to Spice Street Restaurant in Chapel Hill. See the calendar for more information.
  • 1/4/04 - Anthony Marr will speak on Endangered Species Preservation and will present his "Tigers Forever" Slide Show on January 10 in Durham. See the calendar for more information.
  • 1/3/04 - The Mellow Mushroom restaurant review has been moved to Saturday, January 31.

  • 1/1/04 - Added a restaurant review to the calendar, taking place at Mellow Mushroom in Raleigh on Saturday, January 10.

  • 12/31/03 - Added details of a January 4 presentation by Anthony Marr (animal rights activist), and a January 6 dinner with both Anthony Marr and Brenda Davis (author of several books on vegan nutrition). They will be traveling through NC with their Compassion for Animals Road Expedition. See the calendar for more information.
  • 12/29/03 - Added the results of the restaurant review for Sage Caf�, located in the Timberline Shopping Center in Chapel Hill.
  • 12/4/03 - Added information about a Holiday Craft Show to benefit Second Chance Pet Adoptions; the event will take place on Sunday, December 7, from 1:00-3:30.
  • 11/16/03 - Added a restaurant review to the calendar, taking place in Chapel Hill this Saturday, November 22, at The Sage Cafe.
  • 11/08/03 - See photos from Rynn Berry's November visit.
  • 10/30/03 - The TVS website is going to be redesigned in 2004! Please help us improve the website by completing a brief Comment Form. Any suggestions you have would be appreciated.
  • 10/22/03 - As of October 21, the pumpkin-carving party event is now full! The maximum number of people that can be accommodated has been reached. Please come to the Nov. 1 costume party!
  • 10/19/03 - In addition to the November 8 potluck with Rynn Berry, Rynn will also be giving two bookstore talks and book signings. On November 6, he will be speaking at the Borders in Chapel Hill at 7:00 pm, and on November 9, he will be speaking at the Borders in Raleigh at 12:00 pm.
  • 10/15/03 - The pumpkin-carving party hosted by Martin Blazevich has been moved to Sunday, October 26, at 3:00 pm. Martin is also hosting a Potluck Dinner/All Hallows Eve Costume Party on November 1; bring food to eat at the potluck at 6:00 pm, or come at 8:00 pm for the party only.
  • 10/7/03 - Added information about a local cooking event where two of our members will be chefs.
  • 9/27/03 - Added information about an All Hallows Eve Costume Party on November 1 at Martin Blazevich's home. Martin will also host a pumpkin-carving party the week before, on October 25.
  • 9/14/03 - The potluck with Rynn Berry has been rescheduled again to November 8.
  • 9/14/03 - The potluck at Jack and Ana Traywick's home has been rescheduled to October 18.
  • 8/25/03 - The potluck with Rynn Berry originally scheduled for October 11, 2003 has been rescheduled to October 25.
  • 8/25/03 - Added information about our Annual TVS Holiday Party. Thanks to Dave, Renee, and Patrick Connelly for hosting once again!
  • 8/25/03 - Added information about First Night Raleigh to the calendar.
  • 7/19/03 - Added photos taken during this year's 4th of July celebration at the home of Barbara Zimmerman.
  • 7/17/03 - Added the results of the restaurant review for Soul Good, located in the YMCA in Durham.
  • 7/14/03 - Added photos taken during John Morlino's visit to the Triangle.
  • 6/24/03 - Added several events to the calendar that are taking place through the fall, including Vegetarian Summerfest in Johnstown, PA (August 6-10), the Charlottesville, VA Vegetarian Festival (September 27), and the Compassionate Living Festival in Raleigh (October 3-5).
  • 6/24/03 - Added two potlucks to the calender: a potluck dinner with speaker Rynn Berry on October 11, and a joint potluck dinner with the Durham Animal Protection Society on January 24, 2004.
  • 6/12/03 - Added information about a potluck and talk taking place Saturday, June 21, 2003 in Durham. After we eat, John Morlino, founder of The ETHIC (The Essence of True Humanity Is Compassion), will speak on "Extending Compassion Toward All Beings". Learn more about John Morlino and this event in the calendar entry.
  • 6/10/03 - Added information about this year's Annual 4th of July picnic potluck, taking place at Barbara Zimmerman's home in Raleigh.
  • 4/15/03 - Added Sushi Making Notes (from Martin Blazevich's Vegan Sushi-Making Party) to the Links page, under Recipes.
  • 4/3/03 - Added an item to the calendar for the Animal Rights 2003 East National Conference, taking place June 27 - July 2 in Washington D.C..
  • 2/23/03 - The joint potluck with the Jains originally scheduled for April 22, 2003 has been postponed. In its place, we have scheduled a Vegan Sushi-Making Party! See the calendar for more information about this event.
  • 2/22/03 - Added more than 10 restaurant reviews that have taken place over the last several years.
  • 1/21/03 - Added several events to the calendar taking place through June, 2003; check out all of the events already scheduled for this year!
  • 12/31/02 - Final update for First Night: It looks like we'll enjoy weather in the high 40s and 50s tonight, and rain is likely to hold off till Jan. 1. For all volunteers, please check in by 2:45 in the lobby of the Museum of History (5 Edenton St at Bicentennial Plaza).
  • 12/30/02 - Added several photos that were taken at this year's holiday party to the Photo Album.
  • 10/30/02 - Added a potluck dinner/discussion event to the calendar taking place on January 11, 2003. After we eat, Bob Leroy, a Registered Dietitian who is visiting from NY State, will give a presentation on vegetarian and vegan nutrition and answer any questions people have.
  • 10/28/02 - Added detailed information about this year's Thanksgiving Feast and Raffle
  • 10/14/02 - Added information about our Annual TVS Holiday Party. Thanks to Dave, Renee, and Patrick Connelly for hosting once again!
  • 10/05/02 - Added a potluck dinner/discussion event to the calendar taking place on November 9, hosted by Mark Huebner. Mark has been active in understanding and educating others about issues of concern related to Genetically Modified Organisms and their impact on our food supply. After we eat, Mark will share his views and offer his suggestions as to how we can become more knowledgeable and proactive about ensuring our ready access to safe food.
  • 10/05/02 - Added information about First Night Raleigh to the calendar. TVS will help with the children's events like making tissue paper flowers or face painting, then we'll have a vegan pizza party at the home of Jim Miller in Raleigh.
  • 8/7/02 - The joint potluck with the Jain Study Center, originally scheduled for August 17, has been rescheduled for April 12, 2003. A potluck dinner, hosted by Kathryn Peterson, will now take place on August 17 at 7:00 pm.
  • 7/10/02 - Added information about this fall's Charlottesville Vegetarian Festival, taking place September 28 in Charlottesville, VA.
  • 5/24/02 - Added information about this year's Vegetarian Summerfest, taking place July 31 - August 4 in Johnstown, VA.
  • 4/2/02 - The April 6 potluck hosted by Shreya and Kartik Patel has been postponed until April 13 at 7:00 pm.

  • 3/30/02 - On April 10, Carolina Animal Activists Together (CAAT) will be hosting a talk by Mike Hudak, PhD, on "Our Federal Public Lands: Wildlife Habitat or Livestock Pasture?".
  • 3/30/02 - Added information about a joint potluck with Arcadia Cohousing, taking place on May 25 in Carrboro.
  • 3/30/02 - Added a pool-party potluck to the calendar, taking place June 22 in Durham.
  • 3/30/02 - Added information about this year's Compassionate Living Festival, taking place October 4-6.
  • 3/16/02 - Added information about the Hampton Roads Vegetarian and Living Foods Community's Second Annual Vegfest, taking place September 7 in Norfolk, VA.
  • 2/19/02 - Added this month's restaurant review, taking place in Durham this Saturday, February 23, at Cinelli's Pizza.
  • 2/19/02 - Added information about the Animal Rights 2002 National Conference, taking place June 28 - July 3 in Washington D.C..
  • 2/9/02 - Anna Cassilly and Terry Otto will once again host TVS' Annual 4th of July Picnic Potluck.

  • 2/9/02 - Added a link to VegFamily, a fairly comprehensive site including a discussion board, information on pregnancy, and an area for children's stories and crafts.
  • 1/29/02 - On Saturday, February 2, we will be having a potluck dinner and talk on vegetarian nutrition by Bob LeRoy, visiting from NY State.
  • 1/20/02 - Added a potluck dinner/yoga event to the calendar taking place on February 23, hosted by Baxter Williams.
  • 1/20/02 - Added a potluck to the calendar taking place on April 6, hosted by Shreya and Kartik Patel.
  • 12/25/01 - Added a link to Vegan recipes collected from the alt.food.vegan newsgroup.
  • 12/22/01 - We will have a fourth video showing on January 6, as another followup activity to the Nov. 10 "A Dialogue for Peace and Justice".
  • 12/04/01 - We will have a video showing on December 16, as a third followup activity to the Nov. 10 "A Dialogue for Peace and Justice".
  • 12/04/01 - Added several items to the Links page: a link to Amanda's Kitchen Recipe Archive, a link to the Vegetarian Society of El Paso, a link to articles written by Dr. Steven Best, and a link to the online version of Waste of the West.
  • 11/25/01 - Added a new section on Environmental Issues to the Links page.
  • 11/23/01 - We will have a video showing on December 2, as a second followup activity to the Nov. 10 "A Dialogue for Peace and Justice".
  • 11/10/01 - This Tuesday, November 13, Carolina Animal Activists Together will be handing out to the public Vegetarian "Starter Kits" and pamphlets about the life of farmed turkeys. See the Calendar for more information.
  • 11/04/01 - Added three past restaurant reviews to the Restaurant Review Archive (Dosa Inn, Panzanella, and Second Nature Cafe).
  • 11/03/01 - Added a joint potluck dinner with the Hindu Society to the Calendar. The potluck will take place on June 22, 2002.
  • 11/01/01 - An information page devoted to the November 10 peace event, "A Dialogue for Peace and Justice", has been created.
  • 10/30/01 - Added a new section on Peace and Justice Issues to the Links page.
  • 10/27/01 - A special information page devoted to this year's Thanksgiving Feast and Raffle has been created.
  • 10/23/01 - Added information about First Night Raleigh to the calendar. TVS will help with the children's events like face painting and crafts, then we'll have a vegan pizza party at the home of Shreya and Kartik Patel.

  • 10/19/01 - Added a potluck dinner hosted by Jim Miller on November 17 to the Calendar.
  • 10/9/01 - The potluck scheduled for October 27 has moved to Jerry & Maggie Gaudet's home. Directions are available on the Calendar.
  • 10/4/01 - On Sunday, November 4, Carolina Animal Activists Together will sponser a screening of The Witness. See the Calendar listing for more information.
  • 9/15/01 - On Sunday, September 16, we will have a get-together at the Durham Friends Meeting House. The Meditation on Peace would be an occasion to be with each other, reflect on the events of this past week, meditate, and speak, as each individual sees fit. It won't be a potluck or involve food. Please see the Calendar listing for more information.
  • 9/3/01 - October 2, 2001 is the 19th annual observance of World Farm Animals Day, and, by definition, is also Gandhi's birthday.
  • 9/3/01 - Added a new section on Vegetarian Athletes to the Links page.
  • 9/3/01 - Added two events to the calendar that are sponsered by organizations other than TVS: the 7th Annual Conference on Animals and the Law, taking place September 29 in New York City, and the Vegetarian Society of the District of Columbia's Annual VegFest, taking place October 13.
  • 8/15/01 - Added two events to the calendar: a book signing and discussion of book "Café Max & Rosie's Vegetarian Cooking with Health and Spirit" on August 23, and the Fourth Annual Rumi Festival, beginning September 26.
  • 8/3/01 - Added several events to the calendar that are sponsered by organizations other than TVS: the Toronto Vegetarian Association's 17th Annual Food Fair, the Boston Vegetarian Society's 6th Annual Vegetarian Food Festival, an International Scientific Conference on Chinese Plant-Based Nutrition and Cuisine, and the 4th International Congress on Vegetarian Nutrition.
  • 7/21/01 - Added information about this year's Thanksgiving Feast and Raffle to the calendar.
  • 7/21/01 - Added details about TVS's Annual Holiday Party to the calendar.
  • 7/18/01 - Added two festivals taking place in September to the calendar: the Hampton Roads Vegetarian and Living Foods Community's First Annual Vegfest, and the Fifth Annual Charlottesville Vegetarian Festival.
  • 7/18/01 - Added several potluck dinners/discussions to the 2002 Calendar.
  • 7/13/01 - Added two links under the Miscellaneous section of the Links page: a link to PETA's "Animal Ingredients and their Alternatives", and a link to "The Radical Vegetarian Cartoon Book", which uses humor to question non-vegetarian ways.
  • 7/10/01 - Added photos taken at our July 4th picnic, held at the home of Anna Cassily and Terry Otto.
  • 7/10/01 - Added a link under the Problems With Dairy section of the Links page to Worrying About Milk, a discussion of Dr. T. Colin Campbell's research findings about the human health problems associated with drinking cow's milk.
  • 7/10/01 - Added a link under the General Resources section of the Links page to Vegetarians in Paradise, which publishes a monthly web-zine about vegetarianism. A link to published recipes can be found in the Recipes section.
  • 6/28/01 - Added a link under the General Resources section of the Links page to a Canada-based vegetarian news site.
  • 6/27/01 - Added information about Vegetarian Summerfest, taking place at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, between July 11-15.
  • 6/27/01 - Added a presentation to the Links page: Trevor Murdock of the Vancouver Island Vegetarian Association provides an overview of Mad Cow Disease.
  • 6/26/01 - Added links to the Northern Connecticut Vegetarian Society and Vegetarians of Alberta on the Links page.
  • 6/13/01 - Added information about June's restaurant review, taking place in Cary on Saturday, June 23, at Once in a Blue Moon Bakery and Cafe.
  • 6/4/01 - Added information about this year's Compassionate Living Festival, taking place in Raleigh during October 5-7.
  • 4/28/01 - Added a potluck to the calendar taking place this Saturday, May 5, hosted by Kathy Marx.
  • 4/22/01 - Added several links under the Email Resources section of the Links page for a variety of Yahoo! groups concerning vegans, fruitarians, and Christianity & vegetarianism.
  • 4/14/01 - Added information about Neal Barnard's talk this Tuesday, April 17, at Cameron Village Regional Library in Raleigh.
  • 4/14/01 - Added information about the Celebration for Umstead Park taking place on April 21.
  • 4/01/01 - Added a link under the Stories Written About TVS section of the Links page to a story from The Independent called "Meat vs. Veggie" that included an interview with Dilip.
  • 3/26/01 - Added information about April's restaurant review, taking place on Sunday, April 8, at Sitar India Palace in Durham.
  • 2/26/01 - Added three entries to the Links page: a link to an FAQ list about veganism under the General Resources section, and links to the Sacramento Vegetarian Society and Southern California Vegetarians under the Other Vegetarian Societies section.
  • 1/29/01 - Charlene Flahiff's picnic potluck has been rescheduled from June 16 to June 29.
  • 1/29/01 - On March 21, we will be helping with UNC-TV's Festival annual on-air pledge drive.
  • 1/29/01 - TVS will be tabling on March 17, and may participate in an activity on March 20 in celebration of this year's Great American Meatout.
  • 1/29/01 - May 1 is the deadline for this year's Vegetarian Essay Contest, sponsered by the Vegetarian Resource Group.
  • 1/29/01 - Added information about the First Asian Vegetarian Congress, taking place October 14-20, 2001, in Goa, India.
  • 1/20/01 - Added additional events to the calendar: an Outer Banks Retreat during August 3-6, and a joint potluck with the Ethical Culture Society on August 18.
  • 1/19/01 - Added three events to the calendar: a Film Night Outing on February 22, this year's Fourth of July picnic, and a potluck dinner at Kathy Marx's home on September 29.
  • 1/11/01 - Added information about this month's restaurant review, taking place this Saturday, January 13, at Vespa Cibobuono in Chapel Hill.
  • 1/02/01 - Added photos taken at the Outer Banks Retreat back in September. Recipes will be available soon.
  • 12/29/00 - Updated information for First Night Raleigh.
  • 12/26/00 - Added two potlucks to the 2001 calendar, one hosted by Sudha Iyer on February 3, and the other by Joy Anandi on April 29.
  • 12/14/00 - Added information about the Southeast Regional Compassion for Animals Action Symposium, taking place on February 24, 2001, in Gainesville, Florida.
  • 12/10/00 - Added two entries to the Links page: a link to Animals' Voice, an online magazine of animal issues, located under the Miscellaneous section, and a link to NC Greens, the North Carolina Green Party, under the Local Resources section.
  • 12/10/00 - Added two photos taken at the 2000 Compassionate Living Festival to the Photo Album.
  • 12/6/00 - Added several events to the 2001 calendar; check out all of the new events scheduled for next year! Don't forget about the last two events of 2000: the Holiday Party Potluck, and participating in First Night Raleigh.
  • 11/28/00 - Added two links under the Other Vegetarian Societies section of the Links page for Rhode Island Vegetarian Action and Dallas-Fort Worth Vegetarians.
  • 11/26/00 - Added photos taken at our Thanksgiving Feast to the Photo Album.
  • 11/22/00 - Updated the Thanksgiving section to include the final list of raffle prizes.

  • 11/21/00 - Added information about Buy Nothing Day, taking place this Friday, November 24.
  • 11/16/00 - Updated the Thanksgiving section to include this year's menu, a press release, a list of frequently asked questions, and newly added raffle prizes.

  • 11/5/00 - Added information about First Night Raleigh, taking place New Year's Eve.

  • 10/27/00 - Added a special page devoted to information on this year's Thanksgiving feast and raffle.

  • 10/27/00 - A New Year's Day Reception will take place at Deb and Laura Chamberlain's home in Chapel Hill.

  • 10/13/00 - This year's Holiday Party Potluck will take place on December 16, and will be hosted by the Connelly family in Durham.

  • 10/13/00 - Added information about the Students United for a Responsible Global Environment Conference, taking place October 13 through October 15, at UNC-Chapel Hill.
  • 10/08/00 - Added an article about the Orange County Greens written for the Summer, 1996, version of The Grapevine. On October 14, a joint potluck will take place between TVS and the Greens. After eating, the Greens will talk about issues of political significance in the November elections.
  • 9/17/00 - Added information about the Blessing of the Animals service, taking place October 1, at Duke's West Campus.
  • 9/17/00 - Added additional information about this year's Compassionate Living Festival, taking place October 6-8, in Raleigh.
  • 9/07/00 - Added photos taken at the Outer Banks Retreat back in June. Recipes for the delicious meals served are also online.
  • 8/22/00 - Added a link under the Food Issues section of the Links page concerning "Animal Ingredients A - Z", a web pamphlet listing food ingredients that may be animal-derived.
  • 8/22/00 - Added several photos taken at the potluck/discussion where Laurie Lynch spoke on Vegetarianism and the Bahai Religion.
  • 8/21/00 - Added information about this month's restaurant review, taking place on August 27, at International Delights in Durham.
  • 8/21/00 - Added information concerning the Rumi Festival, taking place September 27 - October 1 in Chapel Hill.
  • 8/6/00 - Amy Adler has provided some great suggestions for dishes to make for the raw foods potluck on August 12.
  • 8/6/00 - Added a link under the Recipes section of the Links page concerning vegancooking.com, which features photographs and recipes of simple vegan dishes.
  • 7/28/00 - Reservations for September's Outer Banks Weekend will be accepted beginning August 15.
  • 7/28/00 - Added a new potluck taking place on October 14 with the Orange County Green Party.
  • 7/19/00 - Added a new potluck/film outing, taking place on June 16, 2001, at Charlene Flahiff's home.
  • 7/17/00 - Added information about this month's restaurant review, taking place on July 21, at El Chilango in Carrboro.
  • 7/5/00 - Added Dilip's "Vegetarian" Organic Gardening presentation, being given at Vegetarian Summerfest in Asheville, and at the World Vegetarian Congress in Toronto.
  • 7/3/00 - Added information concerning this year's Thanksgiving feast, which will be held once again at Cafe Parizäde.
  • 7/3/00 - The raw foods potluck originally scheduled for August 5 has been rescheduled for August 12.
  • 7/3/00 - Added a new potluck, taking place on February 24, 2001, at Tovah Wax's home.
  • 6/23/00 - Added information about this year's Festival of the Eno River, taking place July 1, 2, and 4, in Durham.
  • 6/23/00 - Added information about this year's Compassionate Living Festival, taking place October 6-8, in Raleigh.
  • 6/23/00 - Added a new potluck, taking place on September 23 at Jerry & Maggie Gaudet's home.
  • 6/22/00 - Added a new potluck to the calendar; this event will take place on October 28 at Ellen Kinsinger's home.
  • 6/22/00 - Added information about Vegfest 2000, taking place on October 14, in Washington, D.C..
  • 6/15/00 - Added Dilip's "Why Vegetarian" presentation given at Border's Books in Cary.
  • 6/11/00 - Added information about this month's restaurant review, taking place on June 28, at Spartacus Grill in Cary.
  • 6/11/00 - Updated the directions to the site for this year's Fourth of July celebration.
  • 5/30/00 - Let Dilip know by June 15 if you're interested in going to the American Dance Festival performance taking place July 21. We can go to the show together and can get discounted tickets.
  • 5/20/00 - We have rescheduled the potluck dinner where Laurie Lynch will be speaking on Bahai and vegetarianism to August 19.
  • 5/09/00 - Reservations for June's Outer Banks Weekend will be accepted beginning May 23.
  • 5/09/00 - Updated information about this year's Fourth of July celebration.
  • 4/24/00 - Dilip's talk about vegetarianism scheduled for tonight has been postponed until June 15, at 7:30.
  • 4/22/00 - Added information about April's restaurant review, taking place on Apr. 28 at Blue Nile in Durham.
  • 4/22/00 - A joint potluck with the Ethical Culture Society will take place on June 17.
  • 4/16/00 - Added a link under the Other Local Resources section of the Links page concerning Giving Voice, a group which focuses on finding foster care homes for cats and dogs in the Triangle and state.
  • 3/30/00 - The April 8 event featuring speaker Laurie Lynch has been postponed until a later date.
  • 3/26/00 - Added a link under the Email Resources section of the Links page concerning "Greenlines", a web-based summary of environmental news from around the U.S. and the world.
  • 3/26/00 - Added several photos taken at the Durham Rescue Mission in celebration of this year's Great American Meatout. Several TVSers helped cook and then serve meals at the Mission.
  • 3/21/00 - Added photos taken at Chapel Hill's Guy Phillips Middle School, also held during the Meatout. TVS members taught the children how to make vegan dishes.
  • 3/16/00 - Kathy Marx's potluck on April 1 will begin at 6:00 pm, rather than 7:00.
  • 3/13/00 - Updated information about two events celebrating this year's Meatout.
  • 3/13/00 - Updated information about Animal Rights 2000, a conference taking place July 1-5 in Washington, D.C.
  • 2/27/00 - This year we will again be helping with the UNC-TV Festival on-air pledge drive; you can read details about the event in the Calendar.
  • 2/18/00 - Added information about February's restaurant review, taking place on Feb. 24 at Dosa Inn in Cary.
  • 2/18/00 - A potluck hosted by Tellie & Anhill Torres has been moved from March 4 to August 26.
  • 2/06/00 - Added two events to the Calendar: a September 16 potluck at Tovah Wax's home, and information about an animal rights conference taking place June 30-July 5.
  • 2/05/99 - Added two entries to the Links page: a website for vegetarian teenagers under the Families section, and an article about vegetarian restaurants under the General Resources section.
  • 1/30/00 - Added information about Be Kind to Animals Week, which will be held May 7-13. A children's competition is taking place to celebrate the 85th Anniversary of the event.
  • 1/30/00 - Added a link under the Vegetarian Singles section of the Links page concerning Valentine's Day recipes for love and aphrodisiac qualities of vegetarian food.
  • 1/29/00 - The proposed dates for this year's Outer Banks Weekend have been moved back three weeks to June 23-26.
  • 1/17/00 - Added information about Random Acts of Kindness Week, taking place November 7-13.
  • 1/13/00 - Added more information about our first Film Night Outing, which will be held this Saturday, January 15.
  • 1/06/00 - Added several events to our calendar, including a joint potluck with Carolina Animal Activists; a get-together with Shelli Fein; and several activities that will take place during the Great American Meatout.
  • 1/1/00 - Added a link under the Miscellaneous section of the Links page for IVU's History of Vegetarianism.
  • 12/30/99 - Updated the information for our New Year's Eve events, including directions to Theresa and Harvey Poorbaugh's house, where our pizza get-together will take place.
  • 12/28/99 - TVS has moved to its new home on the internet! Please update your bookmarks to reflect our new domain: trianglevegsociety.org!
  • 12/24/99 - Added information about next year's Outer Banks Weekend to the Calendar page.
  • 12/21/99 - Added a December 1999 update to our Grapevine article describing the "Servas" organization.
  • 12/18/99 - Added several photos that were taken at this year's holiday party to the Photo Album.
  • 12/18/99 - Added information about a newly scheduled potluck dinner and about this year's Vegetarian Summerfest to the Calendar page.
  • 12/16/99 - Are you interested in hosting a New Year's Day mid-afternoon reception at your home? If so, please email Dilip and let him know soon.
  • 12/16/99 - Added information about a new event TVS will be trying: a Film Night Outing, which will be held on January 15. Details can be found on the Calendar page.
  • 12/05/99 - Added several photos taken at events celebrating this year's Great American Meatout to the Photo Album.
  • 12/05/99 - Added a link under the Problems With Dairy section of the Links page for a FAQ list concerning problems with eggs/dairy products.
  • 12/03/99 - Added three links under the Religion and Vegetarianism section of the Links page: IVU's Religion and Vegetarianism link collection, Essene vegetarianism and fruitarianism, and Islam and Vegetarianism.
  • 12/02/99 - Added several new entries to the Links page: a list of famous vegetarians under the Miscellaneous section; vegdining.com, a restaurant guide, under the General Resources section; and FATFREE recipe archive and mailing list under the Recipes and Email Resources sections.
  • 11/30/99 - Added photos taken at our Thanksgiving Feast to the Photo Album.
  • 11/30/99 - Added a photo taken at the 1999 Compassionate Living Festival to the Photo Album.
  • 11/30/99 - Added a new link under the Other Vegetarian Societies section on the Links page for the Vegetarians of Sonoma County, California.
  • 11/24/99 - Updated the complete raffle prize list - we now have 62 items.
  • 11/23/99 - Added the list of raffle prizes for the drawing at our Thanksgiving Day Feast!
  • 11/22/99 - Added a new link under the General Resources section on the Links page, concerning information sheets available from the Vegetarian Society of the United Kingdom (topics include genetically engineered foods and putting cats and dogs on a vegetarian diet).
  • 11/22/99 - Added a new section to the Links page containing topics of interest to Vegetarian Families, including thoughts on raising children on a vegetarian and vegan diet.
  • 11/15/99 - The "What's New?" section goes online! Hopefully this page will enable you to easily find the newest information provided on our website.

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