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Dairy-free Living
Vancouver Public Library, Alma Van Dusen Room (lower level)
Vancouver, BC
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Yes, you can thrive without dairy!

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Taste over 30 dairy-free products: Milk, cheese, ice cream, and more!

√Člise Desaulniers: Award-winning author of Cash Cow: Ten Myths about the Dairy Industry and Huffington Post blogger

Vesanto Melina: Registered dietician and author of ten classic nutrition books, including the go-to resource Becoming Vegan

Presented by Earthsave Canada in collaboration with the Low Impact Lab and VeganStart, with the financial support of the Province of British Columbia.

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ALLERGY ALERT: Many soy and nut products will be available for tasting during the course. Soy-free and nut-free options will be limited.

A very limited number of discounted tickets are available for individuals under severe financial hardship. Email for info.

Already dairy-free, plant-based or vegan?

Come with a friend who needs a gentle nudge to adopt a gentler, healthier lifestyle. Share new knowledge and delicious food. Check out the discounted "Bring a friend" rate below.


** Arrive early to enjoy the tastings fully! Participant registration starts at 1:30 p.m. and doors open at 1:45 p.m. Event now ends at 5:30 p.m. **

Check out the new web site:

Get to know course team members:

NEW! Vesanto Melina: Meet Vesanto, a dietitian with 50 years of experience, on the Gentler Living blog.

√Člise Desaulniers: An interview on the Gentler Living blog. "Does milk come from cows like apples from trees?"

Paula le Baron: This small business owner and animal advocate is the soulful artisan behind Ravenwood Cheeses made from nuts and soy. Get to know her and prepare to be treated to her gourmet cheeses.

Interview with Chris White, owner of Nice Vice 0% Creamery.

NEW! Interview with Dave Shishkoff, founder of and non-profit partner for the course.

VeganSupply will have a retail table on premises so you can bring home your favourite dairy-free products. They will also carry a selection of cookbooks for the dairy-free cook.

Stay tuned for interviews with other course team members including registered dietitian Vesanto Melina, Earthsave president David Steele, and more!
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Vancouver Public Library, Alma Van Dusen Room (lower level) (View)
350 West Georgia
Vancouver, BC V6B 6B1


Education > Classes
Other > Green
Other > Health & Wellness
Other > Pets & Animals

Minimum Age: 14
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


Owner: Low Impact Lab
On BPT Since: Dec 08, 2015
Brigitte Gemme

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