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Bake Sales Now Legal in the City of Worcester

I’m excited to announce a (small) victory for sanity. This morning the director of the City of Worcester’s Health Department gave me a copy of their new guidelines for bake sales in the city of Worcester. The take-away message: bake sales in Worcester require no permit and require no fees. See the guidelines below for [...]

May 11, 2011  Tags: , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Food Love, Misc  6 Comments

Today: Free Coffee at Starbucks BYOMug

Bring your own mug to a Starbucks today and get a free coffee. This is a good time to mention that Starbucks offers soymilk at every one of their locations. And as of last year, the frappucinos are also vegan. There are two Starbucks in Worcester: 1 West Boylston Street (map) 11 East Central Street [...]

April 22, 2011  Tags: , , , ,   Posted in: Food Love, More Veg Options  No Comments

By Any Greens Necessary – Tracye McQuirter Speaking at Worcester VegFest

You may have already seen this on posters around town: Tracye McQuirter is speaking at the Worcester VegFest on April 17 at Worcester State.tr A vegan trailblazer, public health nutrition expert, speaker, and author, Tracye McQuirter, M.P.H., is passionate about inspiring people to live healthier, happier lives. Her best-selling book is titled By Any Greens [...]

March 23, 2011  Tags: , , , , ,   Posted in: Events, Worcester VegFest 2011  No Comments

VegWorcester at Open Road Music and Arts Festival

When we heard Honor Roll Productions was putting together the Open Road Music & Arts Festival, VegWorcester was one of the first to jump in and take part in what is being described as “Worcester’s first sustainable and earth-friendly music and arts festival.” We were excited to partake in some vegan outreach and check out [...]

September 6, 2010  Tags: , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Buddha Hut, Events, Leafleting, Tabling & Outreach, Veg Advocacy  No Comments

Free vegan food samples tomorrow at VegWorcester’s monthly feed-in

This is our third month of vegan feed-ins in Worcester (see photos from last month’s feed-in). Join VegWorcester from 11:30am to 1pm on Saturday December 19, outside the McDonalds at 548 Lincoln Street for an upbeat veg advocacy event. It might be cold, so bring some gloves and a hat! What’s a vegan feed-in? Every [...]

December 18, 2009  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: Activism, Events, Veg Advocacy  No Comments

Tonight! Free Vegan Cupcakes at Clark University (And a talk by Johnny Cupcakes)

Today at Clark University, Johnny Cupcakes–T-Shirt designer from Hull, MA–is giving a talk about his biz and there will be free vegan cupcakes from Barely Legal Treats. Get there early, because I expect the cupcakes are going to go fast. It’s in Razzo Hall (in the Traina Arts Building) and doors are at 5:30pm. Here’s [...]

November 20, 2009  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: Barely Legal Treats, Events  No Comments

Join VegWorcester for a “Feed-in” at McDonald’s on Main Street [Sat, Oct 10]

This is an exciting announcement! On Saturday, October 10, 2009, join VegWorcester members and student activists for a vegan feed-in outside the McDonald’s at 995 Main Street in Worcester (google map). We will be handing out free samples of yummy vegan “chicken”. Afterwards you’re invited to join us for a tasty lunch at Buddha Hut’s [...]

October 1, 2009  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: Activism, Animal Rights, Events, Veg Advocacy  No Comments