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Vegetarians/ Vegans in NL??!
Posted February 25th, 2011 - 11:24 pm by from Port Alfred, South Africa (Permalink)
Hey ya,

I've just moved to Leeuwarden in the North of NL (Friesland) and I'm looking for selfminded ppl. I've been vegearian for 14 years and I'm really interested in meeting other vegetarians/vegans :) Are there any in Leeuwarden or NL in general???

Kind regards,
Leonie

Posted February 26th, 2011 - 1:55 am by from Melbourne, Australia (Permalink)
Here's a vegan from Nijmegen, and I know a lot more vegans/vegetarians here and other parts of the Netherlands, but not in the north ;) Well, I know a vegetarian in Groningen but haven't spoken to him in 8 years.

Omg I see you've been living my dream, sleeping in a van down under!! Where did you get the van? Just secondhand? I'm going there in autumn, much better deal trading the winter here for the summer there ;)

Posted February 26th, 2011 - 1:57 am by from Melbourne, Australia (Permalink)
Btw, there's a vegan weekend in antwerp in 3 weeks; we're planning on setting one up in Nijmegen.

Posted March 3rd, 2011 - 2:41 pm by from Port Alfred, South Africa (Permalink)
Hey! Oh sorry for my late reply!
Thanks sooo much for all your replies!!!:)
Shame that there are no vegans/ vegetarians in Leeuwarden (so far) but the vegan day in Antwerp sounds awesome!! Where can I can more info's about that? Where abouts does it take place, when exactly, what do I have to bring, etc. ... ?

Thanks so much for your help in advance :)
Leonie

Posted March 3rd, 2011 - 3:30 pm by from Melbourne, Australia (Permalink)
http://veganweekend.weebly.com/nederlands.html

Posted March 3rd, 2011 - 3:32 pm by from Melbourne, Australia (Permalink)
organized by http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/lodchjo/

Posted February 26th, 2011 - 1:58 am by from The Hague, Netherlands (Permalink)
I have another question:
Any vegans in Den Haag? :))

Posted February 26th, 2011 - 2:09 am by from Melbourne, Australia (Permalink)
Er rijdt eentje via-via met me mee naar het vegan weekend, heb alleen nog niet haar contact gegevens.

Posted February 26th, 2011 - 6:46 am by from Utrecht, Netherlands (Permalink)
Hi!

I'm living in Den Haag and i'm a vegan. I know a few other vegans from around :-)
In januari i threw a vegan waffle party, thats just great! I baked lots of waffles and guests brought toppings and drinks. Its an awesome way to meet new vegan people.

I'll be going to the Vegan Weekend in Antwerpen as well :-)

Posted February 26th, 2011 - 7:46 am by from Melbourne, Australia (Permalink)
Are you Julia's hitchhiking friend?
I cook at a vegan restaurant, also a good way to meet them (and create new ones :P)
Waffles are a great idea!!!!

Posted February 26th, 2011 - 10:45 am by from Utrecht, Netherlands (Permalink)
Yep, that's me! :-)

Seems so good, to be working at a vegan restaurant! I just started my own corporation, selling vegan treats as cakes, pies, cupcakes, cookies, etc :-) Selling from home though, maybe in the future i will expand to a real restaurant/ lunchroom. That would be so awesome!

Posted February 26th, 2011 - 10:56 am by from Melbourne, Australia (Permalink)
Oh cool! Me and Anja (who will also hitchhike) want to do a vegan workshop in NL soon; maybe you want to join? We are going to think about it in Antwerp. I would like to hand out the food for free afterwards, to promote veganism (in a way that people are open to).

Posted February 26th, 2011 - 11:05 am by from Utrecht, Netherlands (Permalink)
That's great! I'd definitely like to join, though Nijmegen is kinda far away, but we can meet in Antwerp to begin with.

Do you know Happy Herbi? She gives a vegan workshop each month in Hoorn, where she lives.

By the way, i'm going to give a cupcake workshop, at the Viva Las Vega's Festival at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam. It's 14 march, there's no entrance fee and there are all kinds of vegan food workshops, seminars, debates and movies. Would be nice to meet some CSers there! You do have to subscribe for the workshops though, see www.viva-las-vegas.nl

Posted February 26th, 2011 - 12:00 pm by from Zeeland, Netherlands (Permalink)
ooh, those ideas sounds great!
Amsterdam is kinda far away for me, but I will think about the viva las vega's festival!

unfortunately I can't make it to Antwerp, cuz I will be in Spain during the veganweekend. which is even better I think ;)

Posted February 26th, 2011 - 12:10 pm by from Utrecht, Netherlands (Permalink)
O hai! I'm in Utrecht and mostly live vegan, occasionally vegetarian. I don't know anyone in Leeuwarden I'm afraid though... however, last year I organised a CS (though open to anyone interested) vegan/vegetarian picknick here in Utrecht, and once the weather gets better I shall be doing so again, you should come!

Jonas, I work in Den Haag, so I'm there pretty much every weekday. Have you discovered Baklust (http://www.baklust.nl/) yet? Really nice little vegetarian & vegan lunchroom! Also, check out the squat scene: I don't know about Den Haag, but in a lot of other places there are vegan community kitchens in squats, i'm sure they must exist there, too.

Posted February 26th, 2011 - 6:36 pm by from Lisse, Netherlands (Permalink)
Hi,
I'm a vegan from Lisse, small town nearby Leiden, The Hague, Haarlem and Amsterdam. About The Hague, check this out: http://vokolokalloka.wordpress.com/
Won't go to the vegan weekend in Antwerpen but my sis will, i'll definitely be at the viva las vega's festival to help, I study at VU university, I think it'll be a nice event!

Posted February 26th, 2011 - 12:08 pm by from Rijswijk, Netherlands (Permalink)
Hi all, and Hi Jonas,
here is one vegan in Rijswijk (i'm actually practiacally 50 meters from Den Haag)

Posted February 28th, 2011 - 8:52 am by from Paris, France (Permalink)
Hi all, I am Eric from central Paris...LOL
But quite often driving through, working, couchsurfing in the NL.

I am a tofu and veg eater ! May I contact you when I visit your city ?
Do not hesitate to private message me to communicate.
Feel free to visit me in Paris.
Thanks.
Eric.

Posted March 7th, 2011 - 3:43 pm by from Seixal, Portugal (Permalink)
Hi Leonie,

There are plenty in Holland, many more than over here (in the South of Europe)...

Try www.bksa.org or www.bkwsu.org all vegetarians and great meditation classes for free. The nearest centre is Groningen or Zwolle...

Good luck,
Wim

Posted March 7th, 2011 - 4:03 pm by from Port Alfred, South Africa (Permalink)
Thanks so much, that helps a lot :)

Posted August 16th, 2011 - 9:53 pm by from Enschede, Netherlands (Permalink)
I'm a vegetarian for 15 years, still don't know a lot of them :/

Posted August 22nd, 2011 - 10:28 am by from Melbourne, Australia (Permalink)
The number of vegans has been exploding in recent years due to the rise of factory farming and environmental/health concerns.

Posted August 29th, 2011 - 12:35 am by from Enschede, Netherlands (Permalink)
I know, but I guess I don't attract them ;-)