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
Have you heard the news? Rose Gold Coffee Co. will be opening in Kalamazoo. The venue will include cafe beverages and plant-based goodies.
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
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
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
Thursday, June 21
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.
Bring a vegan dish to pass to this fun-filled summer potluck. Expect to make new vegan friends in the area.
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
The fun continues on Friday as well. Pop in for Polish Night and try some tasty vegan fare.
Saturday, June 23
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!
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.
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.
Sunday, June 24
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.
By: ANJA GROMMONS
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.