Category: News

Recap: Tabling RocWorthy

Darren and Tina brought ARRoc Saturday to Rocworthy, an environmental street fair on South Avenue in front of Abundance Co-op. It was pretty rainy, and we put ARRoc’s tent’s waterproofness to the test with mixed results.  Once we installed a…

New Bike Banners!

Were you at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade this past weekend? And did you see these incredible banners there – it’s a DIY mini-billboard. Thanks to Darren for his work on the bike trailer and the materials he donated. Thank…

New Display Cases

A grateful shout out and a big THANK YOU to Freddie of Behind it All for the generous donation of these terrific display cases. ARRoc is able to beautifully share their information at the Rochester Vegan Community Center, and look…

Announcing Roc VLP!

ARRoc is introducing an exciting new program to help support potential vegans.  The Vegan Living Program brings people interested in going vegan together with an experienced vegan coach for a five week program that meets at RVCC. Would you like…

Rochester Vegan Community Center

ARRoc has a great opportunity!  Our VP Mary is beginning a new business in a commercial space at 12 Edmonds Street, just off Monroe Avenue near Goodman.  It’s called Rochester Vegan Community Center, and she’s offering ARRoc use of the…

Roc Vegan Guide

ARRoc and RAVS, under VegFest, are introducing a new initiative to help local restaurants provide vegan menus, which we will promote. Offering vegan options just makes good business sense due to changing preferences of a significant number of non-vegans, and…

Rochester VegFest T-Shirts are back!

Did you miss your chance to get an official VegFest T-shirt? We are doing a second run – and including tank tops and kids’ sizes too! All shirts are $20 (add $3 if you want it mailed to you) or…

Institute for Animal Happiness

Thank you to Rebecca Moore of the Institute for Animal Happiness, for being a part of our Anonymous for the Voiceless demonstrations. She says, “We create art and opportunities that encourage joy, learning, non-speciesist dialogue and positive action for animals…

Vegan Activist Challenge

Nolan has done it again with his engaging Vegan Activist Challenge, a Facebook group for vegans who would like to do more for the animals. “The most powerful thing we can do as Animal Rights Activists is not only to…