Get caught up on what’s happening in South Florida with the latest edition of the SoFlo Vegans Community Bulletin. Click the blocks below to expand and collapse.
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Jordi Casamitjana: Ethical Vegan Book and Tips for Effective Activism
Jordi Casatamajana joins host Sean Russell and guest host Laura Gomez to talk about his new book Ethical Veganism. They also discuss his landmark court case that made ethical veganism a protected belief in the United Kingdom. We also Spotlight Dina’s Vegan Deli and Desserts at the end of the episode.
Nelson Campbell: Founder of PlantPure Nation
Nelson Campbell, founder, and CEO of Plant Pure joins host Sean Russell on this episode of the SoFlo Vegans Podcast. In this podcast, we talk about his many organizations including his documentary Plant Pure Nation, Plant Pure Communities, and a few other projects that you get to check out. We also spotlight PAC Pastries in this episode at the end.
10th Annual Food Revolution Summit, It’s Time for a Change, Are You In?
Mark your calendar! Join the world’s most trusted food and nutrition experts, and 300,000 healthy food lovers, for the biggest gathering in the history of the healthy food movement! Find out what you need to know NOW about food and your health.
Bangara Vegan at the Coconut Grove Farmer’s Market
Jiomy and Raphael from Bangara Vegan in South Florida spend some time with Sean Russell and the team from SoFlo Vegans. Watch their full interview in the latest episode of SoFlo Vegans Spotlight.
Take Advantage of Our Incredible Member Promotions
Wear your SoFlo Vegans gear to any of the following vegan establishments and receive some cool discounts and promotions. If you do not have our gear, you can purchase it online or stop by one of our booths at LIVE events to save on shipping. Thank you to our following participating partners. C4Eats, Bangara Vegan, Cinnaholic Coral Springs, Dina’s Vegan Deli and Desserts, Pac Pastries, SpaJuiceBar, Plant Theory Cuisine, Leaves & Roots Lounge
Participate in Our Cinnaholic Earth Day Giveaway
SoFlo Vegans is excited to partner with Cinnaholic Coral Springs for an Earth Day Giveaway. One lucky winner will receive a Special Sampler box that contains cinnarolls, brownies, cookies, and ready-to-eat cookie dough. Tonight at midnight is the deadline to enter, so click the linked title for direct access to the campaign on our Instagram channel. Also, be sure to subscribe to all of our social feeds for these unique opportunities from our partners.
American Girl Dolls Celebrate Vegan Activist Genesis Butler
Vegan youth activist Genesis Butler is featured in American Girl’s “Conversations for Change” series to help empower and motivate young girls.
Taco Bell is Officially Testing Vegan Meat
Fast-food chain Taco Bell begins its test of vegan meat at one location and VegNews got a sneak peek of the new “boldly seasoned plant-based protein.”
Feeling Anxious? This App Helps You Sleep with the Voice of Vegan TikTok Star Tabitha Brown
As part of the Calm app’s sleep stories, vegan actress Tabitha Brown takes listeners on a walk through a North Carolina forest.
Adidas Unveils Its First Stan Smith Sneaker Made from Vegan Mushroom Leather
Apparel brand Adidas takes its vegan Stan Smith sneakers one step further with the launch of the Mylo Stan Smith—which is made with renewable mushroom leather.
Tinder and Beyond Meat Are Sending 500 Singles on Plant-Based Dates on Earth Day
Dating app Tinder is helping singles connect over a shared love of plant-based living and giving away a picnic in partnership with plant-based brand Beyond Meat.
YouTube Bans “Fake” Animal Rescue Exploitation Videos
Following an investigation by animal welfare organization Lady Freethinker, YouTube is implementing a ban on staged rescue videos that purposely place animals in jeopardy.
Biden Urged to Slash US Animal Production by 50 Percent by 2040 to Meet Climate Goals
ProVeg International is urging the Biden administration to include plant-based food targets in all domestic proposals in an effort to reduce animal production by 50 percent by 2040.
SoFlo Vegans LIVE
Wednesday, April 21 | 7 PM – 8 PM
Join us LIVE for special guests, interactive games, and updates on what’s happening in South Florida’s vegan community.
SoFlo Vegans at FTL Artwalk
Saturday, April 24 | 6 PM – 11 PM
Join SoFlo Vegans on the last Saturday of the month at Mass District in downtown Fort Lauderdale. This month we are partnering with Leaves & Roots Lounge to get the party going with a LIVE DJ set from Mr. Russell aka the founder of SoFlo Vegans. We are also giving out snack samples from our food sponsor These Nutz at our booth in the backyard of Leaves & Roots. Wear your SoFlo Vegans gear for 15% off your order all day.
Heal the Planet Day 2021
Saturday, April 24 | 10 AM – 4 PM
Join us at this year’s Heal the Planet Day as we provide the community with games, giveaways, and free vegan samples. A big thank you to Tiger Seed for providing giveaways for our event. If you would like to donate a prize for our raffle, please send us a message.
Happening This Week
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
- SoFlo Vegans LIVE | 7 PM – 8 PM
Saturday, April 24, 2021
- Vegan World 2026 Convergence Apr 2021 | 12 PM – 10 PM
- iCare About Earth Lifestyle Workshop 1/6 – CatalystMiami | 2 PM – 3:30 PM
Sunday, April 25, 2021
- Heal the Planet Day 2021 | 10 AM – 4 PM
- The Market at Miami Design District | 10 AM – 6 PM
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