Tag: food

RPCC Food Choices Statement

Rochester People’s Climate Coalition, of which ARRoc is a corporate member, has issued their Food Choices Statement saying that “Food choices are extremely important for anyone who wants to take climate change action,” encouraging people to eliminate or reduce meat and dairy. …

Vegan Bus PSA!

The Rochester Area Vegan Society has been granted approval by the Regional Transit System (RTS) for a bus poster campaign to run during the months of April and May.  RAVS will be allowed to make a public service announcement about…

Rochester VegFest!

ARRoc and RAVS are co-planning a VegFest at an animal sanctuary near Rochester this September 16th! Our RocVegFest website and Facebook page are up, but not all the details are available yet.  Sign up for updates at one of those…

Fundraiser Dinner at Red Fern

ARRoc is holding a fundraiser dinner at The Red Fern on Monday, April 10th, 6:30pm.  They will be preparing a four course plated vegan meal (optional gluten-free*) with community-style seating.  $50 per person (includes gratuity) Purchase tickets below before Sunday…

Cube of Truth 1/28 Recap and the Next is 2/4

Thanks to Graham, Varun, Caryn, Kevin, Martha, and Mary for participating in our Cube of Truth at the Public Market Saturday, and thanks to Adam for filming.  Thank you to Varun for compiling a video with local footage – it…

Recap: Funeral for a Young Pig

Thank you to those who came out for this funeral at the Public Market, where living and dead animals are sold weekly. We memorialized one of the pigs whose heads were for sale there.  We named her Violet. Thanks to…

Book Club 3/11

Our next reading will be a bit different. We’re going to read the first chapter of Peter Singer’s Animal Liberation, and then chapter 17 in Michael Pollan’s Omnivore’s Dilemma (“Ethics of Eating Animals”). The chapters are related, and both books…

Cube of Truth 1/21 Recap

ARRoc held our first Cube of Truth, as Anonymous for the Voiceless, on Saturday, January 21st at Rochester’s Washington Square Park for the People’s Solidarity Rally attended by thousands. It was a powerful experience. We saw many people affected by the needless violence they were witnessing, and received a lot of appreciation for our work.

Vegan Demonstration Recap

Thanks to Mary and Nolan for standing up for farmed animals at the Public Market Saturday morning 10/29.  They went over to the circus protest afterwards, and then Mary returned for the afternoon circus protest.  “Today was all a blur,”…