Charlotte Vegan News
Vegan news and happenings in Charlotte, North Carolina!
Charlotte VegFest 2022 – UPDATE(0)
Charlotte VegFest 2022 is right around the corner (Saturday, September 17th) and we are getting SO excited! Hopefully you are following along on the official Facebook and Instagram pages, but in case you missed something, here’s the news from this week. (If you missed the first installment, where I answered a lot of common questions,… Read More ›
“There Will ALWAYS Be Vegan Chicken Salad at Common Market Plaza Midwood”
The Common Market at Plaza Midwood is a Charlotte landmark that’s hard to describe. It’s a convenience store. It’s a deli. It’s a bar. It’s a neighborhood hangout. It’s a place to sit and listen to local bands. It’s dog friendly – pooches are allowed on the patio. And, right from its beginnings almost 20… Read More ›
Let It Bleed (Or Not) … Impossible Burger & Duckworth’s Review, Part Deux
In a previous post, I wrote a detailed review of the Impossible Burger and one of the few places to find it in Charlotte, NC – Duckworth’s. My review of the Impossible Burger was mostly positive. (Yes, I am aware an ingredient in the burger was tested on animals, but most new ingredients are. I… Read More ›
You Gotta Have Buns, Hon … Impossible Burger Review At Duckworth’s Park Road
For the past six months or so, seems like all the vegan buzz has been about The Impossible Burger. It’s the “burger that bleeds!” It’s the burger that has the appearance, texture, and taste of “real beef“! It’s better than the Beyond Burger! Or – no, it’s not??? It’s dietarily vegan – unless, of course, it’s… Read More ›
Vegganers Luck – Vegan Meal Delivery/Catering
*12/31/18 – Zariyah is currently taking a hiatus from her catering service. We hope to see Vegganers Luck again in the future! I’m excited to announce that Charlotte, NC has yet another vegan dining option – Vegganers Luck! Vegganers Luck is a vegan meal delivery and catering service. But as Zariyah says, “Vegganers Luck is… Read More ›
The Produce Box
Joining The Produce Box produce delivery service is an easy way to upgrade your food and simplify your life, while supporting your local community.
Dr. Leanne Campbell on Raising Vegan Children
Dr. LeAnne Campbell, author of the bestselling China Study Cookbook and editor of the new Quick and Easy China Study Cookbook, gives advice on raising vegan children.
David In The South: In France They Speak French (Review and Interview)
Charlotte, NC vegan musician David In The South has released an eclectic, uplifting, and blues-tinged LP, “In France They Speak French.” Here’s a review of the EP as well as an interview with David.
Resolve to be a Reducetarian in 2015!
Have you finished making your list of resolutions for 2015? If you are an omnivore, resolve to become a reducetarian! If you are a vegan, resolve to encourage others to become reducetarians!
The Reducetarian Movement
As an ethical vegan, I would love it if everyone in the world was vegan! As a practical vegan, I know that’s not going to happen – at least not in my lifetime! So if an omnivore isn’t willing to completely give up meat and dairy, I urge them to reduce their intake. Take whatever… Read More ›
Vegan Thanksgiving Options in Charlotte, Part IV: Eco-Licious
We’ve discussed the delicious vegan Thanksgiving offerings at Bean Vegan Cuisine and Fern, Flavors From The Garden. But what if you want something that is … a little less traditional? Something maybe a bit edgier? Or a mix of classic and modern? Like … oh, maybe tamales. With a side of green bean casserole. Or… Read More ›
Vegan Thanksgiving Options in Charlotte, Part III: Fern, Flavors From The Garden
Things turned quite chilly overnight in Charlotte, NC! When I arose this morning it was only 24! Sadly, when taking my dog for his morning walk I noticed many leaves have fallen and there are far fewer trees cloaked in beautiful reds and golds. It’s a good morning to tell you about the cozy comfort… Read More ›
Vegan Thanksgiving Options in Charlotte, Part II: Bean Vegan Cuisine
Happy Friday! It’s a gorgeous Carolina day – blue skies, invigorating temps, red and gold leaves everywhere. It finally feels right to start thinking about the holidays. So this weekend, we’re going to talk about holiday food planning and your many vegan food options in Charlotte. First up, Bean, the friendly little restaurant specializing in all-vegan… Read More ›
Chipotle Sofritas Mania Hits Charlotte, NC!
Rarely does a new menu item at a fast-casual restaurant incite so much passion, controversy, adoration, and debate as Chipotle’s new Sofritas. I and 11 other members of VegCharlotte visited a local Chipotle in Charlotte, NC to taste the sofritas for ourselves.
Thanksgiving 2014 Vegan Options in Charlotte, NC
I hope everyone had a happy, healthy, and safe Halloween! And now it’s … the day after Halloween. November 1st. Time to start thinking about … Thanksgiving! For vegetarians and vegans, Thanksgiving has traditionally been one holiday we’re not … quite … so thankful for. It’s hard to get excited about a holiday that’s nicknamed,… Read More ›