Vegan Things to Do in Kalamazoo This Week: June 18-24

 

 

We search the web for the best vegan things to do around Kalamazoo so you don't have to. Here's this week’s list.

 

 

New and Noteworthy

 

Plant-Based Coffee Shop Coming to Kalamazoo

Have you heard the news? Rose Gold Coffee Co. will be opening in Kalamazoo. The venue will include cafe beverages and plant-based goodies.

 

Galesburg Opens Vegan-Friendly Restaurant

The Front Porch of Galesburg recently opened their doors to the public. You can expect to find vegan-approved dishes like Opes Stuffed Sandwiches, hummus, and vegan cookies.

 

Your Weekly Vegan-Friendly Events

 

Monday, June 18

 

 

Meatless Monday Potluck @ Nuestra Casa

Holland

Veg Lakeshore is hosting one of their monthly meetups. Bring a veggie-centric dish to pass and enjoy mingling with your like-minded Holland friends.

 

Tuesday, June 19

 

 

Tuesday Market @ Bank Street

Kalamazoo

The Tuesday Market runs through October and features a diverse handful of vendors selling local fruits, vegetables, flowers, baked goods, and more. Head on down anytime from 8am to 1pm.

 

Wednesday, June 20

 

No events.

 

 

Thursday, June 21

 

 

Night Market @ Bank Street

Kalamazoo

Celebrate the first official day of summer at Kalamazoo’s Night Market. You can expect to see several of your favorite farmers along with live entertainment, food trucks, and beer and wine for purchase.

 

Summer Potluck Picnic @ Wilcox Park

Grand Rapids

Bring a vegan dish to pass to this fun-filled summer potluck. Expect to make new vegan friends in the area.

 

Polish Night @ Chau Haus Schnitzel Station

Kalamazoo

Traditional German restaurant, Chau Haus, offers Vegan Pierogi, Stuffed Cabbage, and Kapusta, among other vegan items at their weekly Polish Night. The celebrations are held both Thursday and Friday evenings each week.

 

 

Friday, June 22

 

Polish Night @ Chau Haus Schnitzel Station

Kalamazoo

The fun continues on Friday as well. Pop in for Polish Night and try some tasty vegan fare.

 

Saturday, June 23

 

Kalamazoo Farmers Market @ Bank St.

Kalamazoo

You can expect over 100 vendors, from farmers and food producers to vegan-friendly food trucks and live performers to lead you through the summer. Head on down and see what the market has to offer!

 

Fourth Saturdays @ One Well Brewing

Kalamazoo

Join Vegan Kalamazoo for a casual meet up at vegan-friendly brewery, One Well. Chat with friends while you enjoy pizzas, quesadillas, sandwiches, and more.

 

Vegan Italian Dinner Party Fundraiser @ Rona Lodge and Retreat Center

Watervliet

Support David Benac and enjoy a seasonal, farm fresh vegan Italian feast created by Chef Josh of Water and Wheat. Enjoy dinner, guest speakers, live music, and more.

https://www.facebook.com/events/222323561896608/

 

Sunday, June 24

 

Portage Market

Portage

Can’t make the Kalamazoo Farmers Market on Saturday? Head over to the Portage Market on Sunday to pick up some local produce and tasty eats.

 

Did we forget something? Let us know in the comments! And make sure to check out our events page on our website and Facebook for a complete calendar of vegan events in Kalamazoo and surrounding cities.

 


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By: ANJA GROMMONS

@vegcentricdietitian

Editor for VegOut Kalamazoo, Anja is also a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with a Masters Degree from Western Michigan University. Growing up in her parents' restaurant in Northern Michigan instilled in her a lifelong passion for nutrition and cooking. Anja has completed the T. Colin Campbell Plant-Based Nutrition certification and keeps a personal blog at vegcentricdietitian.com full of plant-based recipes and nutrition information.