Give Today and Help Make Twin Cities Veg Fest Great!

The Exhibitor Hall at Twin Cities Veg Fest 2015Have you heard? The fifth annual Twin Cities Veg Fest will be held at Coffman Memorial Union on Saturday, October 29 and Sunday, October 30, 2016. That’s not just one, but two days of compassionate fun!

We've just launched a crowdsourcing campaign to help us raise money for the festival, and your support could help us reach our goal. Can you make a contribution of $25, $50, or $100? We welcome donations of any amount to help us reach our goal by August 31. Give today and help make Twin Cities Veg Fest great!

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August Potluck: A Vegan State Fair (and Pool Party!)

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Veganize it!Dreams do come true! We're veganizing the Minnesota State Fair...well, sort of. What we're really doing is inviting you to join us at the home of Heather and Eric in Eagan and bring a vegan dish inspired by what you might find at the Minnesota State Fair.

Not sure what to bring? Check out this list of vegan food options that can be found at the fair. But you're also more than welcome to veganize something that's NOT vegan at the fair. And that's where it could really get fun. Vegan deep-fried Twinkies, anyone? (Don't you wish!)

We'll also have access to a pool, so feel free to bring your swimsuit and towel and sunblock and take a dip if you please.

Heather and Eric live in an apartment complex. We'll be meeting for the potluck in their downstairs community room with easy access to a lovely backyard area and pool.

RSVP on the Facebook event page or email Justin at And contact Justin if you can volunteer to help out with setup or cleanup or carpool.

We hope to see you there!

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Most of us think that the meat, milk, and eggs that we buy come from animals who have lived happy, healthy lives. However, undercover investigations have revealed a different picture over and over again. Animals on modern farms are routinely treated in ways that would be grounds for felony cruelty charges if applied to a cat or dog. Yet, like cats and dogs, farmed animals have complex emotions including the capacity to suffer.

Compassionate Action for Animals exists to build a truly animal-friendly community in the Twin Cities region. Through outreach, education, and community building, we educate the public about farmed animal suffering and help people move towards a vegan diet. We are a nonprofit organization with a staff of two and more than 150 volunteers.

If you feel moved to advocate for animals, please consider supporting our work by volunteering, donating, or joining us at one of our events. If you’re interested in transitioning to plant-based diet, visit our Veg Resources page where you’ll find recipes and a variety of tips that can help you on your journey towards a more compassionate lifestyle.

Together, we can make a difference for the animals!

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Upcoming Events

Thursday, September 1, 2016

New Volunteer Meetup

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Veg Fest Postering – On Campus (Round 1)