Category: News

30 Years!

ARRoc was formed as “Animal Rights Advocates of Upstate, NY” (ARAUNY) by a small group of upstanders in 1989! Another group was busy forming the “Rochester Area Vegetarian Society” that same year (now the Rochester Area Vegan Society). New names,…

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…

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…