Go veg. Save the planet.
Your Place to Socialize, Share, and Grow on Your Plant-Based Journey.
A Growing Vegetarian Community

Learn helpful tips
and recipes by attending our
cooking classes.


Dining out is a great way
to have fun with
like-minded people.


Attend our lectures
and learn about the benefits
of a plant-based diet.

Whether at a hall, picnic area or member’s homes,
potlucks are a great way to socialize
and taste a wide variety of dishes.

A Growing Vegetarian Community

Your Place to Socialize, Share and Grow on Your Plant-Based Journey

Our Purpose

Supporting Local Vegetarians Since 1986

VSSJ offers opportunities to come together to discover the many benefits of a plant-based diet through education, outreach, and support for vegetarians, vegans, and those on their journey towards a plant-based diet.

VSSJ events are open to the public. Everyone is welcome: vegetarian, vegan or veg-curious.

Join Our Mailing List

Receive your free Veg Starter Guide, get weekly highlights on upcoming events, plus our Monthly Newsletter.

Get Involved

Attend an Event

From potlucks and restaurants trips, to speakers and outreach opportunities, there is a VSSJ event for everyone!

Join or Donate

Membership has great benefits: restaurant discounts, and more. Want to support what we do? Make a donation.


We value any amount of time that you can contribute to our non-profit organization. Find out how to get involved.

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Join VSSJ and save up to 15% when you dine at restaurants in NJ and PA. Memberships start as low as $20! Support an organization that …

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Potluck and Cookie Contest December 8, 2019

We held our Holiday Potluck and Cookie Contest at the beautiful Medford Meeting House. We had a nice variety of delicious food options. Very Tasty! …

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Pecan Oat Maple Cookies

This recipe won 1st place at our Vegan Cookie Contest Dec 9, 2019 Congratulations Lorraine Bal 5 cups           raw pecans 2 …

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Vegan Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

This recipe won 2nd place at our Vegan Cookie Contest Dec 9, 2019 Congratulations Carol Suboleski 1½ cup steel cut oats (divided)                                 ¼ cup + …

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Vegan Sugar Cookies

This recipe won 3rd place at our Vegan Cookie Contest Dec 9, 2019 Congratulations Corinne Lomsky 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar 1 cup earth balance …

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Dining Out – Melting Pot

On Friday Nov. 30th VSSJ sponsored a dinner out  at the Melting Pot to celebrate World Vegan Month. To say we were blown away by …

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