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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 MAY 18, 2014

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

May 18, Sunday 4:30 PM  Northern Connecticut Vegetarians will have their Potluck.   Annie Hornish, Connecticut State Director for the Humane Society of the United States, will discuss the political climate for animal protection at the State level.  Who are the “players” in the political process, what types of bills are being considered, how those bills fared during this legislative session, and how animal advocates must proceed in the future to ensure that animals obtain the legal protection they need and deserve.  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 $7  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  
 

  • April 16, Wednesday, 12:30 PM  Chef Ken Bergeron will present Healthy Eating and Nutrition: The Vegan Lifestyle in the Library at Manchester Community College, Green Path, Manchester, CT.  This is FREE and open to the public as part of National Library Week.  For more information, email Ken at KBergeron@manchestercc.edu or call the college at (860) 512-3232 or Ken at (860) 512-3004.   

  • April 17, Thursday, 6-7:30 PM  Western Massachusetts Animal Rights Advocates (WMARA) will meet at Café Evolution, 22 Chestnut Street, Florence, MA.  Alex Fox, HSUS MA State Director, will be a special guest.

  • April 24-27  Mkq Kaplan, vegan comic, will perform at Funny Bone, 194 Buckland Hills Drive, Suite 1054, Manchester, CT.  There are shows at 7:30 pm on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.  Sunday’s show is at 7 pm.   Saturday and Friday have a 10 PM show.  Debbie Roy will be going on Thursday or Sunday and will be glad to share the evening...email Debbie at N1YYB@aol.com.  Tickets are $17 (on Sunday tickets are $15).   For more information, see www.funnybone.com/Venues/Hartford/ or call Funny Bone (860) 432-8600.

  • April 25, Friday, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM  Chef Ken Bergeron will have The World Of Pasta-bilities class in the South Kitchen of Culinary Arts Center.  This class will learn some pasta history plus modern techniques while they focus on tips and shortcuts to make fresh pasta as well as dried pasta.  Recipes will include Fresh Squash, Tomato Herb, and Orange Curry Pastas, with Mushroom Duxelle, Hazelnut and Squash fillings.  Sauces will showcase Cherry Tomatoes with Garlic, Spinach Raisins and Herbs, Spinach Pecan Pesto, and a recipe for Orange Sesame Noodles.  Class CRN12006 fee is $55 .  Also, a $12 material fee is payable to Instructor Ken Bergeron at the beginning of the class.  Manchester Community College is located at Green Path, Manchester, CT.  For more information, email Ken at KBergeron@manchestercc.edu or Ken at (860) 512-3004.  To phone-in your registration, call the college at (860) 512-3232.

  • April 27, Sunday, 5:30 PM  Valley Vegan Society will have its Vegan Potluck  at Café Evolution, 22 Chestnut Street, Florence, MA.  Bring a vegan dish to share and a card listing its ingredients.  Also, bring your place setting.  

  • May 2, Friday, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM  Chef Ken Bergeron will have Tempeh: Tofu’s Textured and Cultured Cousin class in the South Kitchen of Culinary Arts Center.  So what is it?  Tempeh is a cultured bean cake and Indonesian specialty, which has a 400-year-old history and is no newcomer to the world of food.  This class will prepare and sample Seasoned and Baked Tempeh, Tempeh Ruben Sandwiches, Tempeh Cakes with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce and other mouth-watering recipes. Class CRN12003 fee is $55 .  Also, a $12 material fee is payable to Instructor Ken Bergeron at the beginning of the class.  Manchester Community College is located at Green Path, Manchester, CT.  For more information, email Ken at KBergeron@manchestercc.edu or Ken at (860) 512-3004.  To phone-in your registration, call the college at (860) 512-3232.   


  • May 7, Wednesday, 6:30– 7:30 PM  Chef Mary Lawrence: Planning A Chef's Garden.  Chef Mary of Well on Wheels will discuss what to plant, when to get started, and how to prepare for a bountiful harvest.  Learn about perennial and herbs, alliums, "cut and come again" greens, seasonal staples canning and cold storage.  A simple, seasonal recipe will be demonstrated.  Preregistration at Ellington Library is required for this free event and can be done by calling 860-870-3160.    The class will occur in the Upstairs Room.
     
  • May 16, Friday, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM  Chef Ken Bergeron’s class will Celebrate Spring Salads and Vegetables in the South Kitchen of Culinary Arts Center.  Recipes will feature Roasted Asparagus Salad with Strawberry Dressing, Pina Colada Slaw, Spring Greens with Sauteed Mushrooms and Pomegranate Molasses Vinaigrette, Broccoli Rabe with Garlic and Red Pepper Crostini, Yellow Grits with Sauteed Scallions, Broccoli Quinoa Pecan Salad with Orange Mustard Dressing, Spring Salad Greens with Smoked Dulse and Sea Czar Dressing, and Spiced Strawberries.   Class CRN12004 fee is $55 .  Also, a $12 material fee is payable to Instructor Ken Bergeron at the beginning of the class.  Manchester Community College is located at Green Path, Manchester, CT.  For more information, email Ken at KBergeron@manchestercc.edu or Ken at (860) 512-3004.  To phone-in your registration, call the college at (860) 512-3232.   

  • May 18, Sunday 4:30 PM  Northern Connecticut Vegetarians will have their Potluck.   Annie Hornish, Connecticut State Director for the Humane Society of the United States, will discuss the political climate for animal protection at the State level.  Who are the “players” in the political process, what types of bills are being considered, how those bills fared during this legislative session, and how animal advocates must proceed in the future to ensure that animals obtain the legal protection they need and deserve.  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 $7  is requested. Children are free.   For more information or reservations,  telephone Harry at (860) 623-8082 or email Harry at veggyharry@aol.com .





     October 1, 2011 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

         


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


Dining with Friends: The Art of North American Vegan Cuisine by Lee Hall & Priscilla Feral

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

 

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