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

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.

Some Quick Links & Resources

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In Case You Missed It

What’s Going on in the Plant-Based World – Week of 10/18/20 VSSJ (that’s us) provided a detailed list of our member outreach during the Covid crisis …

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