We made over $4,200 at this Saturday’s SF Vegan Bakesale. $4,200. HOLY. FUCKING. SHIT. I thought the last sale was amazing (and it was!) but this tops it by $1,600. CAN YOU BELIEVE THIS SHIT? I’m still freaking out.
All the money is split equally between Food Empowerment Project and SaveABunny. They are both The Wonderful Best so you should visit their sites and give them everything you own. Owning stuff is bullshit anyway, give it all away. Let’s all live in a house together, and share a hot tub! SORRY THAT IS THE BAKESALE HIGH TALKING. I’ll be back to making jokes about how gross hippies are (hilarious!) and calling you all names by early next week.
Also, aren’t those two dudes the cutest? Check out more photos from the sale too! The bakesale crew is the more adorable, right?? I love everyone. Until Tuesday.
OH AND, we’ll have more on this soon but the hot ladies of Fat Bottom Bakery are planning the first ever East Bay Vegan Bakesale!! It’s set for Saturday, Jan. 9th, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in front of Issues in Oakland. We’ll totally be there and you should contact them immediately about baking and volunteering! They even have a twitter so get to following! As for the SF Vegan Bakesale, we’ll be back in February just in time for Valentine’s Day (awww or PUKE, depending on how cynical/realistic/coupled you are), MORE DETAILS VERY SOON!
THE SF VEGAN BAKESALE IS TOMORROW. We already have Candy Cane Joe-Joe cupcakes and peanut butter bars chilling at our house right now and another vegansaur is working on pumpkin cinnamon rolls and another vegansaur is working on croissants. VEGAN CROISSANTS. Believe it. In addition to the delicious, really bad for you, fatty fat stuff, there will also be raw & gluten-free treats. And dog cookies too. We got you covered. (I’m doing that two fingers to my eyes and then two fingers to your eyes thing…it’s pretty creepy, you love it.)
OH AND DID WE MENTION THAT THERE WILL BE CUDDLY BUNNIES OTS? YEP.
See you tramps there!
See you all THIS SATURDAY, Dec. 5, to eat all the vegan baked goods in the land!!!
SF Vegan Bakesale, TAKE TWO! Let’s do this, vegans! »
There was the Worldwide Vegan Bakesale, SF in June and the first SF Vegan Bakesale in October and they were both such insane successes (a total of $5,600 raised for awesome animal groups!) that we’re BACK! And we is better than ever!
Our next sale will raise money for Food Empowerment Project, who work with youth and low-income populations to make healthier, more informed food choices AND SaveABunny, who saves the shit out of the CUTEST BUNNIES EVER. Added bonus, we’ll have adoptable bunnies on the scene (!!!) and ready to go home with loving, awesome homes.
Check it out Saturday, December 5th, in front of Ike’s Place (3506 16th St. at oh come on you know where Ike’s is fine it’s Sanchez can’t you go anywhere without Google Maps?), 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
We badly need volunteers, eaters, bakers, paper plates, compostable to-go containers & flatware, and hella publicity to make this awesome so mobilize, vegan (pacifist) army and email firstname.lastname@example.org if you can/want to/feel obligated to pitch in! Let’s make this happen!!!
Oh, we also have a twitter set up! FOLLOW US!
Taxing meat, hacking Ike’s, saving birds & bunnies, junk science and MORE in this week’s link-o-rama »
I missed you guys! So much, I made this big old link-o-rama just for you! That means extra swears, I know how much you love the dirty stuff.
LATE EDIT, UGH: In Defense of Animals and the SF Vegetarian Society are co-hosting a vegan halloween party on Saturday, Oct. 31! Check out A.Muse Gallery at 614 Alabama St. tomorrow from 7 to 11 p.m. for comestibles (Sugar Beat Sweets!), a silent auction, a raffle, a costume contest, and MORE! The entry fee is a sliding scale starting at $7, and all proceeds “go to the animals.” Not sure what that means, exactly, but if you are into costumes and vegans, this sounds like the place to be.
A dude who owns a fish restaurant was caught hell of illegally fishing, and SF Gate commenters are up in ARMS about it. The way they are all “PUT HIM IN THE STOCKS” [sic] and PROSECUTE TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW and shit, it’s as though the fish were their own mothers (they are their murdered dinners).
“Revival pork products”? FUCKING DISGUSTING.
Hey, selfish first-world lard-ass: Peter Singer is ready for you to grow a conscience, and if it means taxing the hell out of your meat—what with it being both a product and cause of death and destruction—then by golly you will pay $50 a pound for that “organic” “grass-fed” “sustainably grown” piece of a “happy cow.”
Here is an adorable list of San Francisco food firsts. Did you know they invented the martini here? Notably absent is the debut of Greens, the first fine-dining vegetarian restaurant in the U.S. Still, we also invented Chinese delivery! Such a city we have.
We just want to remind you about Daiya Cheddar Biscuits. We’ve made about 15 batches this week and they just keep getting better. So fast and easy and delicious, no reason not to! Make them with this vegan gravy recipe and get ready for worlds. to. collide.
Back to the terrible: An undercover investigation by the Humane Society resulted in the temporary shut-down of an especially fucked up slaughterhouse in Vermont. The best part is that the plant was for killing veal calves, who were horribly tortured before their painful deaths. AWESOME.
But what’s that you say, Ezra Klein, humane veal? No joke, you guys, especially you vegetarians: “If you consume dairy, you should eat veal.” Because otherwise what happens to the bouncing baby boy calves born of the must-give-birth-to-give-milk dairy cows? The onus is totally on YOU THE CONSUMER who already DOES NOT EAT VEAL, duh. The world is so fucking simple sometimes!! [thanks for the tip, Tessa!]
The International Bird Rescue Research Center needs your help! There’s been a big algal bloom in the Pacific off the Oregon and Washington coasts, and it’s covered thousands of seabirds with “an unusual sea slime.” The effect on the birds is similar to that of an oil spill—it’s really awful. What you can do is give the IBRRC your money, to fund its team and local rescue groups. Save the seabirds!
On Monday, Nov. 2 at noon, Go Vegan radio host Bob Linden and the San Francisco Green Party Animal Advocacy Working Group will lead a “peaceful protest” against KPFA for airing anti-veg propaganda, a.k.a. a bunch of dumb lies. The protest happens outside the KPFA studios at 1929 Martin Luther King Jr. Way in Berkeley.
Let’s look at restaurant reviews in the Chronicle! Except, hang on, what’s Michael Bauer written about this week? The SFUSD’s gross-ass lunches! The school offers both milk and chocolate milk, which is federally mandated despite having “high fructose corn syrup listed as the second ingredient and corn syrup as the third.” Dang you guys, that is nasty. Help fix things with the Healthy School Lunches program, OK? Because ALL KIDS deserve good, cruelty-free food, and improving our free, mandatory public education institutions benefits all of us. For real.
SaveABunny needs your help! The SF Animal Care and Control shelter is overflowing with rabbits who need foster (and forever!) homes. Please contact Marcy Schaaf at 415.388.2790 or via the SaveABunny website to volunteer. Buns are the sweetest, we swear. Can you deny?
Our BFFs at Sugar Beat Sweets will have fancy, original, super-duper t-shirts soon! Designed exclusively for them by Herbivore Clothing's Josh Hooten! We will take two in every color, please (dinosaurs are notoriously messy eaters).
[photo by Laura!]