Education and support for those interested in a vegetarian lifestyle
Vegetarians In Motion
Vegetarians in Motion meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of the month from September through June.
Please bring a vegetarian dish to pass (no meat, poultry, fish, meat broth or gelatin) that will serve 8-10 people, plus your own plate, silverware and cup.
To be considerate of vegans and people with food allergies, please label dishes if they contain eggs and/or dairy products. Recipes are appreciated.
Admission: $3 for members, $5 for non-members, no charge for children
Meetings are held in
the Social Hall of
Our Saviors Lutheran Church, 3300 Rural Street, Rockford.
Non-vegetarians are always welcome!
6:30pm - Potluck
7:30pm - Program
Tuesday, March 13:Plant Based Cheese: Better For You and the Environment with Kari Wheaton. Kari Wheaton advocates for healthier plant-based food choices through her food preparation videos illustrating why she lives the vegan life and why she believes everyone should adopt a plant-based lifestyle. Vegan cheese formulations have been perfected by a vast number of chefs who make it a passion to experiment in flavors, textures, and ingredients. Itís become a hobby much like home-brewing for some aficionados. They can be as easy to make as vegan mozzarella to the more time consuming fermented artisan vegan cheeses. Kari will share her insight into the ingredients techniques used.
Tuesday, April 10: Stanley Campbell will talk about his trip to Cuba and eating a plant-based diet there.
Tuesday, May 8: William Deuerling on the environmental impact of factory farming
Tuesday, June 12: Potluck (Possibly a picnic at a location to be announced)
Tuesday, September 11: Kate Sullivan of Kate's Pie Shop
Volunteers are always needed to help setup or cleanup... come early or stay late!!