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Join us for this introduction to veganism covering all the basics including the why’s and how’s of being vegan. Find out what drives many people to go vegan, plus nutrition pointers and practical tips. If you are considering either a fully plant based or more plant heavy diet this talk is for you.
Yolanda Soryl is a butcher’s daughter who went vegetarian aged 18, vegan at 26 and raised her 4 children from birth to adulthood as vegan too. She is a founder and President of the Christchurch Vegan Society. Yolanda has created resources, groups, founded and organised events such as the Christchurch Vegan Expos, Vegan Triathlons, Vegan Film Festivals, Vegan Camps and written and spoken on vegan issues both in NZ and internationally.