Free Community Programs & Special Events

Plant-Based Foods Education
Free Community Classes


Vegan Cooking 101
First Wednesday of each Month
Point Loma Hervey Branch Library
6:00 – 7:30 PM, all ages welcome
Check the library’s events calendar for menus and registration, classes are free! Next class is Wednesday, April 3rd, The Art of Arborio Rice: Learn how to use arborio rice for a spring risotto and vegan paella. We’ll toss a fresh garden salad to serve along with our rice dishes and include a dessert recipe for fresh lemon bars. Link to Register

Vegan Cooking 101
Second Sunday of each Month
Pacific Beach Taylor Branch Library
1:oo – 2:30 PM, all ages welcome.  Next class, Sunday, April 13th, The Incredible Edible Vegan Egg:  Explore a variety of nature’s perfect substitutes for eggs from aquafaba used in French meringue cookies to a Sunday Brunch Tofu Benedict.  We’ll make the recipes and preview what products work best, then discuss how to veganize traditional egg-based recipes.  Bring your favorite recipes to class and we’ll veganize them. Link to Register

New! Vegan Cooking 101
Oak Park Library
2:00 – 3:00 PM, Saturday, April 20th, Keys to Successful Vegan Pastry & Baking
Taste test some of today’s leading vegan commercial baked goods then learn the latest techniques and methods used in baking extraordinary cookies, cakes, and pastries using plant-based ingredients. Learn how to veganize traditional recipes and get great results. Link to Register

Vegan Adventures
Allied Gardens Library
Second Tuesday of the Month
6:00 – 7:30 PM, all ages welcome. Next class, Tuesday May 14th

Big thanks to past and present program sponsors:







New Options Food Group | 2726 Shelter Island Drive, #305 | San Diego, CA 92106
Phone: 619-955-2639 | Email: liz