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Eriyah Flynn

Columbus' metropolitan area now boasts over a dozen 100% vegan restaurants:

Ye's Vegan Asian Kitchen (Hilliard) Asian Food

The Little Kitchen (Dublin-Bridgepark NorthMarket)

Green House Canteen (Grandview)

Vida’s Plant-based Butcher (Grandview)

& Juice Co (Clintonville) Fresh Pressed Juices daily, and lovely weekend brunches and a monthly special dinner

Eden Burger (OSU Campus) Vegan Burgers, Fries and Milkshakes, other vegan Americana foods and incredible desserts by Doughasis (another vegan bakery)

Nile Vegan (OSU Campus & Grandview)

Ethiopian 4th & State (Downtown Columbus)

Two-Dollar Radio (German Village/Parsons Ave Columbus)

Village Taco (German Village/Parsons Ave Columbus) Tacos, Burritos, Enchiladas, Popcorn Chicken

Lifestyle Cafe (Old Town East) Whole Foods meals from Waffles Soups Salads and Breakfast items and Bakery

Portia's Cafe (and Portia's Next Door in Clintonville)

Portia's Diner (Clintonville) Her latest whole foods restaurant

Seitans Realm (Clintonville in October 2020)

Woodhouse Vegan Cafe and Space (Italian Village -4th Ave just off 670 offramps)

Willowbeez SoulVeg (North Market Downtown)

Loving Hut (Reynoldsburg) Asian and Americana and Amazing Desserts

Yellow Rose Vegan Bakery Restaurant

Bakery

Pattycake Bakery (Clintonville)

Happy Little Treats (Short North)

Coffee

Community Grounds (Parsons Ave -next door to TwoDollar Radio)

Donuts

Destination Donuts (North Market -Short North)

4th&State (Downtown)

One-line Coffee (Short North)

Pizza

High Horse Pizza

Cottage Industry (Home prepared)

Baked Better Bella Goat Bakery Ben Vegan Pies (Pizza)

Berry Vegan Delights https://www.berryvegandelights.com/

Burrito Babe Bakery Get it, Girl (healthy donuts)

Lindsay’s Vegan Comfort Food

Moonflower Bakery

Offbeet Sweets

Tanisha’s Vegan Delights

Fresh Microgreens

SevenAcreFarm

100% Vegan Grocery Stores

Clintonville Natural Foods (Owned by Portia of Portia's Cafe, Portia's Next Door and Portia's Diner)

It's All Natural Temple Store (they host Seasonal Pop-Up Markets)

Most grocers have a variety of vegan product offerings, you just have to know where to look and what brands to look for. Whole Foods, Fresh Thyme, Raisin Rack, Lucky's, Kroger, Giant Eagle, even Walmart, and Meyers

Local Social Media Support Facebook groups:

Vegan Columbus

Vegan Ohio Columbus

Vegan Meetup Columbus

Vegans Connect Columbus

Vegans the Real Deal

Ethical Vegans of Columbus

CbusVeganEats

Instagram

@Brooke_614Vegan

@EktaChabria

@LizMaselli Columbus

Pod Casts:

Lisa Beats Your Meat https://lisabeatsyourmeat.com/

Vegan Fam in Cow Town http://vfct.buzzsprout.com/

Columbus Vegan Meetup (Social Events and Educational forums, Book Club)

https://www.meetup.com/ColumbusVeganMeetup/

Vegan Caterers/food delivery

Are You Kitchen Me?

Can't Believe it's Vegan (Pop-ups every Monday at Hill's Market downtown)

Okalona Cuisine (food delivery service)

The Plant Powered Chef vegan/gluten free food delivery service

The PlantPowered Chef https://www.theplantpoweredchef.com/#/ T

ofu Louie Wellness Forum Foods

Willowbeeze Soul Veg

TheWholeThing

Vegan Food Trucks:

Seitans Realm

Stellar Vegan

The Little Kitchen Truck

Village Taco

Pre-prepped Vegan Food delivery:

Chip and Kale (all vegan)

Sprinly (all vegan)

Purple Carrot Green Chef (all vegan)

Hungry Root

“We started using Chip and Kale a couple of months ago. EVERYTHING is vegan! So good and affordable! Meals are all half an hour or less to prepare. Everything comes frozen, pre-cut and is just so easy to prepare. It is the least expensive, even with the delivery fee, and you can find 10-15% off coupon codes online. It is not a subscription so you can order as often or as little as you like. The menu is set weekly so you don’t even have to spend time searching for meals you like (you can double up on something if you don’t like a particular one).” My referral code for 15% off your first purchase is http://r.sloyalty.com/r/yoQAKuxEO6DS

“I love HungryRoot! You can customize vegan, GF, soy free, etc. I love that most of it comes prepped (veggies chopped) which means I can throw together a meal in 10-15 minutes.” https://www.hungryroot.com/r/FLWQNNSH

“I’ve tried purple carrot and green chef. I love green chef a lot! The meals are always delicious and very creative. When we tried Purple carrot last year we thought that the meals were pretty basic and not as good as GC. We are giving them another try though and loved the tempeh khao soi we had last night. If you want to give GC a try, this link will take $55 off your first box making it only $25 for 3 meals! Each meal has 2 servings.” https://chef.greenchef.com/plans?c=ES-4JYCN6TKI&plans_ab=true&utm_campaign=clipboard&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=raf-share-hpt

Columbus Local Standing Events:

Columbus Vegan Festival (Always 4th Sat in Aug- This year 8.28.2021- Cinci Veg Fest is happening on this date, so recommend folks go to Cincinnati) https://www.facebook.com/ColumbusVeganFestival/

@ColumbusVeganFestival

Columbus Jazz and Vegan Ribz Fest (Aug 1st, 2021)

Socially Just Dining Vegan Food Column: https://columbusfreepress.com/article/socially-just-dining-lifestyle-cafe

Vegan and 100% Whole Foods Plant-Pure Community Support

Plantastic Columbus

Recommended films to watch

Environmentally Focused:

A Life Connected (11 minutes)

Making the Connection (30 minutes)

Cowspiracy (1hour +) (There is a Vegan 30-day Challenge here too)

Seaspiracy

Facebook videos:

Climate Healers Climate Healers (has the link to Vegan Challenge via Physician's Committee for Responsible Medicine) https://www.facebook.com/climatehealers/videos/252506829262066/

VeganLivingProgram.org

Health-focused feature film length documentaries

Forks Over Knives (how to eat your way to health instead of surgery)

Food Choices

Plant Pure Nation

Code Blue

What the Health

There are now literally hundreds of Vegan-Friendly dining options in Columbus metro area from your favorite restaurants. Just ask them what is available if it not already clearly marked on the menu. Fine dining restaurants w/vegan options: Barcelona Bravo Brio Cameron Mitchell Restaurants • Guild House • M • Martinis • Molly Woo’s • Ocean Club • The Avenue • The Pearl Comune (plant forward) G. Michael’s Latitude 41 (Renaissance Hotel Downtown) SŌW Plated (plant forward) Zcuccina Gokul Cafe (Indian)

Recommended books:

"How Not to Die" by Dr. Michael Gregger, he runs a fantastic website www.nutritionfacts.org that is loaded with fantastic short videos that he produces sharing the latest findings as they are published in the study of nutrition journals.

Columbus Has Vegan Business Professionals and Services

MS in Nutrition and Dietetics in Ohio and Columbus Area:

Anya Todd

Jennifer Wall

Lauri DePietro Standen

Mollie Hembree

PhD Nutrition, ND

Pam Popper (The Wellness Forum, Wellness Forum Foods, Hot Yoga, Wellness Certification Program)

Prof. Spira (Mucus Free Diet)

Massage Therapy

Pure Joy Massage and Yoga by Joy Lawrence Virtue Salon (100% Vegan hair salon) (Clintonville)

Vagaro (100% Vegan hair, lashes, nails) https://www.vagaro.com/blendedbeautyco?fbclid=IwAR0GCrf8N6zL2vMlkTsyiKXPv_bdLjZ2ApgQmY-Etg0lR0jbtwT0rw6edJs&ig_fbb=true

Animal Rescue

Realtor - Kellie McCafferty

Attorney Kim Freeman Ohio

Animal Sanctuaries

Good Sprout Rescue and Sanctuary Fowl Play Rescue

Mid Ohio Waterfowl Rescue

Sunrise Sanctuary

Foreverland Farm

Good Shepherd Animal Sanctuary

Lasa Sanctuary

Stahl's No Harm Farm Animal Sanctuary