Announcing Veg Week 2012!

Mark your Calendars for Veg Week 2012! Our ninth annual Veg Week pulls together a host of fun and educational events to encourage people to move towards a plant-based diet.

Compassionate Action for Animals (CAA) started our celebration of all things veg back in 2004. Over the course of one week we celebrate vegetarian diets, educate the public about compassionate food choices, and inspire respect for farm animals. Events include a feed-in and film screening, a dine-out, a cooking class, and more. Check out our calendar below for a full list of events and times.

Pledge to be Veg!


Participate in Veg Week by taking our Pledge to be Veg and choosing to eat vegetarian for the week! Already a vegetarian? We are encouraging vegetarians to try eating vegan.

Don't worry, we make it easy! When you Pledge, you receive a Pledge Card that gives discounts at local veg-friendly restaurants and businesses. We also help by sending email updates with recipes and nutrition advice and providing a supportive community of animal lovers who will be attending our events during the first week of October!

Encourage your friends to take the pledge too!

Calendar of Events

See the events below, and click on each link for more details!

  • Tuesday, September 11th, 10 am to 2 pm: Vegan Food Showcase, West Bank bridgehead, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  • Saturday, September 29th, 7 to 10 pm: Veg Week Kick-off Concert with Roe Family Singers and Sleepyhead in The Whole in Coffman Memorial Union, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  • Monday, October 1st, 6 pm to 10 pm: Spaghetti Feed-In and Vegucated movie showing in the Mississippi Room in Coffman Memorial Union, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  • Tuesday, October 2nd, 10 am to 2 pm: Bake Sale, in the basement of Coffman Memorial Union, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  • Tuesday, October 2nd, time TBA: Shop with a Vegan at the Seward Co-op
  • Wednesday, October 3rd, time TBA: Cooking Class, location TBA
  • Thursday, October 4th, 7 pm to 10 pm: Dine-Out at Krungthep Thai
  • Friday, October 5th, 8 pm – 11 pm: Vegan After Dark at Moto-I
  • Sunday, October 7th, 1 pm to 3 pm: Chicken Sanctuary Tour at a local sanctuary

Check back at our website at for details and updates. We hope to see you there!

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