August E-News: Earth Friendly Food Choices

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Here’s a short update from Earthsave Baltimore. We’re a volunteer operated nonprofit that helps people learn a healthier and more peaceful way of eating and living.

Our next vegan potluck will happen this Saturday, August 18th, and will be good one! We met Kathleen Kinsolving at Vegetarian Summerfest, (now known as Vegan Summerfest), in Johnstown, PA, and really enjoyed her presentation “Vegans Go to the Movies: History of Animals in Cinema”. And we’re delighted that Kathleen has agreed to do a presentation for us here in Baltimore. Please RSVP by email or by leaving message at 410-252-3043. And if you can, please let us know whether you plan to bring food to share.

You might also like to mark your calendar for September 16th, when the house concert series of Don and Ginny Robertson will present some wonderfully soul-stirring music by two of the best. We’ll have music by singer/songwriters Bob Sima and John Stringer, and lots of tasty vegan goodies to share. Learn more at Share with Facebook friends at

And just for women - Ginny Robertson will present her signature full-day workshop "Getting Out of Your Own Way" this weekend. You can pick the day that works best for you – Friday, Aug. 17, Saturday the 18th, or Sunday the 19th. Participants pay according to value received and ability to pay. Learn more at Scroll down to bottom of page. Tuesday, Aug. 14th, is the final day to enroll.

And we’re really looking forward to August 25th, when we’ll be heading to Clifton Park in Baltimore for the fifth annual Vegan Soulfest, a free event with speakers and music and great food and cooking demos and nonprofits much more.

Saturday, Aug. 18th, 6-8:30 pm, Veg/Vegan potluck and speaker in Baltimore: Kathleen Kinsolving will present "Vegans Go to the Movies: A history of Animals in Cinema". We’ll learn about the treatment of animals through the years in cinema, and about several films that helped reshape our thinking about animals. Kathleen is a high school instructor and vegan who teaches English and film appreciation classes and loves to focus on films that help us understand and appreciate animals. Please RSVP and join us if you can!

DINNER GUESTS may choose to either bring a dish made without animal products (to serve 8) plus $5 (members pay just $2) donation; pay $15 (members pay just $12) to enjoy dinner and presentation; or pay $5 for presentation only. We eat first, then make announcements, and then hear the presentation. Let us know in advance, if possible, if you plan to pay for dinner rather than bring a dish. RSVP by calling 410-252-3043, or emailing Meetings are held at Govans Presbyterian Church, 5828 York Rd, Baltimore, 21212. Please RSVP and join us!

Saturday, August 25th 12:00 – 7:00: Vegan SoulFest is a celebration of culture and vegan living in Baltimore. This is a FREE event featuring delicious vegan food, nutrition experts, vegan cooking demonstrations, a children's area, live entertainment, giveaways, special invited guests and much more! Featured Speakers: Dr. Milton Mills, Tracye McQuirter Performing artists: DJ Tee Brown, The Fruition Experience, Out of Water Experience, So Freakin Vegan It will be held at Clifton Park, 2801 Harford Road, Baltimore, MD 21218. Full details are at