Supporting Local Vegans
Our mission: Central Coast Vegans is a California-based non-profit organization dedicated to supporting vegans while educating and attracting others to veganism. We believe in the inherent worth of all animals, protecting the environment, and safeguarding health.
Central Coast Vegans
We are a non-profit organization in Northern Santa Barbra & SLO counties and we support the vegan community with a variety of resources including social opportunities local meetups, dining guides, plant-based eating resources, volunteer opportunities in the community and mentoring program for veg-curious individuals.
Our social activities
Photo by Jeff Bowen
Join Central Coast Vegans and make a positive difference in our community! We have many fun and meaningful ways to contribute to our raidly growing vegan community.
We offer many ways to connect socially with other like-minded people. Whether you like eating out at local vegan friendly restaurants or meeting up and volunteering, there is something for you!
Find Vegan Food
Locate your favorite vegan food or a new vegan restaurant. There are many choices available on the Central Coast. And by eating out regularly we create more demand which grows the movement!
Articles and Items of Interest
Welcome to the vegan mind! And thank you to all of our contributors, local and beyond. Please read on for fascinating and “edutaining” writing on all topics vegan. Enjoy!
"Why is it, as an animal advocate, I’m encouraged, or “allowed” to protect any species on this planet except the ones we eat? I could be talking about butterflies and birds, but as soon as I bring up cows and pigs, everybody starts getting weird. It boils down to one...
Take a look at a couple of our recent posts on Facebook.
Animal Place Music in the Meadows
California Summer VegFest (Santa Clara)
Farm Sanctuary Celebration for the Turkeys
Farm Sanctuary Hoe Down
Los Angeles Vegan Beer Festival
San Diego Veg Festival
Sonoma County VegFest
San Francisco World Veg Festival
Vegan Faire (Anaheim)
SoCal VegFest (Orange County)
VegFest Los Angeles