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

Latest in Blog

Atlantic City Vegan Festival

On Saturday July 13th, VSSJ visited Atlantic City, but we weren’t gambling! Twelve volunteershelped out at VSSJ’s table at the Atlantic City Vegan Food Festival,hosted by the NJ VegFest at the former …

Read More →

In Case You Missed It

Here is what is going on in the plant-based world this week: 56-year-old Rip Esselstyn, founder of both the Engine 2 diet and Plant-Strong podcast, has …

Read More →

Diet & Breast Cancer

Plant-Based Foods Increase Breast Cancer Survival A new report on breast cancer survival favors plant-based eating, as presented by the World Cancer Research Fund International’s …

Read More →

In Case You Missed It

Here is what is going on in the plant-based world this week 4 of the world’s leading Plant-Based doctors dispel 5 of the top health myths about …

Read More →

Lemony Blueberry Muffins

(Makes 1 dozen) The subtle hint of lemon gives these classic muffins a nice twist. 2 cups whole wheat pastry flour 2 teaspoons baking powder …

Read More →

Dried Tomato Tapenade

(Makes about 1 cup (or 6 to 8 servings)) Spread this luscious concoction on fresh whole grain bread. Use leftovers for spreading on whole grain …

Read More →

Become a Member or Donate Today