Vegans’ Greetings! 

New Year’s Eve celebration catered by Joshua Ploeg, the Traveling Vegan Chef, who is joining us from San Diego to co-sponsor this goodbye-to-2014 buffet with the Sacramento Vegetarian Society.

Before you head off to the ring in the New Year and be exposed to who knows what gastronomic atrocities, join your vegan friends for a sumptuous soul-food spread prepared by Joshua while you enjoy a festive evening and roaring fire at the rustic Camp Pollock lodge.

Please pay in advance for adult reservations, so Joshua will know how much food to prepare. To make reservations, click the “buy tickets” button at

6:30—Doors open


9:00—Off to the next party! (or home to be with Fido and Fluffy); or stick around the lodge for awhile.


$20 (plus fee to eventbrite) covers the cost of food, beverages,and lodge rental.

$3 (ages 9–15) Pay at the door; just let us know in advance how many kids are coming.

Ages 5–8: Free

Please pay in advance for adult reservations, so Joshua will know how much food to prepare. Get your tickets here:


•  Collard Greens and Blackeyed Peas,

•  Dirty Rice,

•  Mashed Sweet Potatoes,

•  Vegan Fried Chikn,

•  Cornbread,

•  BBQ Tofu,

•  Mac n Nacheez,

•  Cole Slaw and

•  an exciting Apple Crumble with Coconut Whipped Cream.


Joshua will have a stack of his hot-off-the-presses vegan cookbook:

This Ain’t No Picnic: Your Punk Rock Vegan Cookbook

and a few copies of

Superfoods for Life: Cacao* 

(the latter co-authored with Matt Ruscigno).

   • $20 each;
• $15 for SVS members (bring your membership cards!)

*To order the Cacao cookbook online (half price if ordered by Jan. 1) go to: and enter “WINTER14″ in the promotion/coupon code box.

Last minute questions: Call SVS at (916) 716-1048.




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The Sacramento Vegetarian Society (SVS) was founded in 1986.

SVS is a volunteer-driven charitable organization governed by an elected board of directors. We are dedicated to bringing you information about vegetarian and vegan activities.

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Our Mission

To inspire people to choose a healthier, greener, more peaceful lifestyle.

Our Values

The SVS aims to:

  • Promote a vegan lifestyle for the health of people, animals, and the environment
  • Provide accurate information about the ethical, environmental, and health impacts associated with animal-based foods
  • Provide support to those interested in, considering, or practicing vegetarian and vegan lifestyles, regardless of their motivations
  • Encourage restaurants, medical facilities and establishments in the Sacramento Metropolitan area to offer more vegan options.
  • Promote the planting of gardens to provide fresh produce to children and adults in the Sacramento region.

We strive to inform and support the vegetarian and vegan community through our meetings, social events, outreach programs, and this website.

We invite you to attend our events. Our members are happy to answer any questions you have about the organization. Please contact us with any questions or comments.

Join the SacVeggie Meetup and Discussion groups:

Notices:  To receive notices about meetings & events, please join our Meetup group.  Go to the SVS Meetup Page and click on “Join.”

Discussion:  To participate in discussion about vegetarian and vegan issues, join our yahoo group.  Send a blank email to

When you get the confirmation message, just reply to it…and your subscription will be complete.  You can post anything veggie-related on the yahoo group.

Contact us:
Mail:        PO Box 163583, Sacramento, CA 95816
Phone:     Call Glenn Destatte at (916) 455-0563

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