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Local Favorites

Favorite Restaurants:

  • Trumpet Blossom Cafe: Vegan restaurant in Iowa City, they specialize in creative season dishes while focusing on sustainability by sourcing as many local ingredients as possible. Their food is amazing, that's why we eat there every month! Find out more HERE

  • The Full Bowl: Globally inspired rice and beans bowls made with organic whole foods, cooked from scratch, served fast vegan/vegetarian and mostly gluten free. They are located in NewBo, Cedar Rapids. Check their weekly special HERE

  • Rawlicious: Daytime raw cafe in Cedar Rapids. They serve organic, gluten-free and vegan entrees, salads, smoothies and juices. Check their delicious desserts HERE

Love animals?

Check out these local organizations making a difference in Iowa:

  • Iowa Farm Sanctuary: They provide a safe haven to rescued animals in need of love and compassion while providing you the opportunity to experience the unique sentience and intelligence  found within these animals. Check their events HERE

  • Hercules Haven: They are a forever Haven for farm animals that provides you the opportunity to connect and restore while nurturing respect for all creatures. Check their events HERE


Other Vegan Organizations in Iowa:

  • VegLife Des Moines: they are a 501(c)(3) non profit, created in 2017 by a group of local vegans to inspire and educate about the impact of our choices on animals, the environment, and people. They provide the resources you need to learn more about and conquer vegan life with the vision of an inclusive, compassionate community.  Check them HERE

"Vegans are like the Avengers:

They're gonna save the world, except you can join"

- Romesh Ranganathan

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