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

A community for vegetarians and vegans

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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Dining Out

Restaurant Review

Samosa Vegetarian Restaurant 214 Walnut St. Philadelphia Our perennial favorite, Samosa Vegetarian was closed from

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Restaurant Review

Samosa Vegetarian Restaurant 214 Walnut St. Philadelphia Our perennial favorite, Samosa Vegetarian was closed from 2005 until 2018, but now owner Ravi (like Sting, one …

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Member Discount – Denim

Offers 10% discount to VSSJ members. Denim American Bistro 312 Kresson Rd. Cherry Hill NJ David Murray, Executive Chef and Owner brings a wealth of …

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Vegan Actor Mayim Bialik’s Interview

‘It’s Awesome To Work With Animal Lovers On Big Bang Theory’ Actress and author Mayim Bialik graciously sat down with Animal Equality to discuss the …

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Fudgy Avocado Brownies with Cashew Yogurt

Ingredients Annie’s Organic Double Chocolate Brownie Mix ¾ of an Avocado, mashed well ¾ of Forager Vanilla Cashew Yogurt (or your favorite vegan yogurt) 2 …

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Plant-Power Lecture and Food Sampling

This lecture was hosted by VSSJ on Wednesday April 24 at 7pm at the Margaret Heggans Library in Sewell NJ. Kyleigh Heins, Wellness Program Coordinator …

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Plant Based Vacation Resources For Everyone

Vacation Resources Amusement Parks Bed & Breakfasts and Retreats Camps Cruise Helpful Travel Websites Outdoor Adventures Restaurant and Travel Guides Travel Tours and Services Vacation …

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