Ithaca Vegan Drinks March Meetup

ithaca-vegan-drinks-peopleIthaca Vegan Drinks March Meetup will be on Wednesday, March 27, 2013, 7-9pm:

We’ll be heading over to Northstar for our next event! Vegan, vegetarians, and the veg-curious are invited for socializing and networking. Northstar will be reserving an area of their bar for us and they have vegan & GF options on their menu. Hope to see you there!

Click here to RSVP.

Photo: Ann Fisher, Briana Boaz and Evan Schapiro at Ithaca Beer Co., at the Ithaca Vegan Drinks Meetup in December, 2012.


What do you have to say about the intersection of identity politics and speciesism?

dog-with-disabilityJust in from the Eco-ability Collective about a conference coming up on April 27th & 28th, 2013:

There’s a week and a half left to submit abstracts for the 1st annual Eco-Ability conference held at Binghamton University, which is set to explore the intersection of identity politics and speciesism. For more information check out our website at

This sounds like an awesome event! The theme will be “A Politics of Disability, Animal Liberation, and Queering.” Proposals are due March 23, 2013.

The conference will help to lay the groundwork for a book that will be part of Lexington Books’ Critical Animal Studies series. Follow Earth, Animal, and Disability Liberation: The Rise of Eco-Ability on Facebook.

Looking for vegan housemates, potlucks, or bake sales?

The Ithaca Vegans Facebook group has been really active lately. Recent postings include educational events, social gatherings, and activist opportunities. Join if you want to connect with other Ithaca-area vegan folks!

Save the date: DOVE Movie screening March 9th

This just in from DOVE (Demonstrating Our Values Through Eating) & Club Veg Film Series:

Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death
Learn how to eat for health, and prevent and in some cases reverse* heart disease, type 2 diabetes, certain cancers, overweight and obesity More

Today is International Respect for Chickens Day!

Today is International Respect for Chickens Day, and I would like to voice my respect, love, and admiration for chickens. I am so happy I went vegan, because I went from feeling guilty and confused about these birds, to feeling like they’re my sisters, who I should get to know. And you know, they’re pretty awesome.

Click here for eggless, meatless recipes, or click here for articles and other information about this holiday.

Peace and love to everyone of all species! Here’s to a peaceful future.

“Eating” Movie Screening this Friday

The movie “Eating” will be showing at the First Unitarian Society of Ithaca this Friday, from 7 – 9 pm, as part of the Peter DeMott film series. It’s all Free! Child care, popcorn, and vegan (and some gluten-free) desserts. The movie is a powerful look at the biggest cause of disease, disabilities, and death in the U.S today. Knowledge is power. Come learn! Sponsored by the DOVE (Demonstrating Our Values Through Eating) Committee of the Social Justice Council of the First Unitarian Society of Ithaca.

Questions? Contact Amie at 272-1126 or via email at Please RSVP so we know how much food to make.

A Day that is truly for Turkeys

This year you can watch Farm Sanctuary’s Annual Feeding of Turkeys Ceremony LIVE video stream Sun. Nov. 20 2:30 pm EST, at

More info:

And here’s some info about how to plan and cook up a gentle Thanksgiving. Hope you all have a peaceful and happy holiday!

TONIGHT: The Witness with a discussion led by the filmmakers

Friday, May 20, 7:30 pm
First Unitarian Society of Ithaca – Arch Room

Peter DeMott Film Series & the Demonstrating Our Values through Eating (DOVE) Action Team of the Social Justice Council of the UU presents The Witness, with a discussion led by the filmmakers after the movie.

Watch the trailer here.


Vegan Brunch Potluck – May 1st

Vegan Brunch Potluck, Sunday, May 1, 11 am: Please join Keith and Stephanie at their home for a potluck vegan brunch. Please leave out the animal-sourced foods such as honey, eggs, milk, butter, cheese, and flesh.

If you are new to veganism and don’t know what to make, or are not able to prepare food, please call Keith or Stephanie for suggestions about what to make or what you can purchase from the store (things like juice, but not prepared foods).

Please RSVP: or 607-330-1908.

Location: 403A Hector St, West Hill. Please save our shared driveway for drop off and pick up. Parking is legal across the street and on local side streets. Hopper Pl. is closed at one side so I’m not sure if you are allowed to park there.

Hope to see you then,
Keith & Stephanie