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An Organic-Vegan-Educational Weekend. Yum.

By Apr 28, 2017 Community


Eat your vegetables, kids! Learn something about the world you live in, kids! This weekend, there’s plenty of healthy-eating-education stuff going on in Shanghai from a FIELDS workshop to Plantopia, the city’s second annual vegan fiesta to interesting talks on non-vegetable matters like the Cultural Revolution and black internationalism. Read on for details.


on Sat Apr 29 2017

Kerry Farmers Market x FIELDS Workshop

Blossoms - The Kerry Hotel, 1388 Huamu Lu, near Fangd...

FIELDS the online grocery is holding a workshop called “Eating Organic in China” at The Kerry Hotel Pudong. The workshop will aim to educate on food labels, help you discern the real from the fake, and explain what it really means to buy organic in China. Sounds like useful information to have re: the whole not poisoning yourself thing. Very nice. This is a free and open event, no pre-booking necessary.

Daily until May 1 2017

Plantopia: Second Annual Vega Festival

Yuexing Furniture Plaza - 168 Aomen Lu, near Changhua Lu

Plantopia is back for its second year, offering 3 blissful days of vegan focused activities. All of the festival’s events are free and range from educational talks, to yoga, to vegan cooking classes. Each day starts around 10.30am and goes to 8pm. Sounds like a real zen time. Go ahead and get your vegan on.

on Sun Apr 30 2017

Revolutionary Shanghai Tour

SmSh Territory - Shanghai

Celebrate Worker’s Day right. Or at least in a very direct way, learning about the worker's revolution. Historic Shanghai is offering an educational two-hour walking tour through the city exploring Shanghai’s revolutionary roots. Learn about the revolution, those who started it, see where they lived, and either engage or attempt to explicitly avoid prickly conversations. The tour costs 200rmb for members, 250rmb for non-members.

on Sat May 6 2017

M Talks China: 'China and Black Internationalism in the Early 20TH Century'

Glam - Five on the Bund, 7/F, 20 Guangdong Lu, ne...

M Talks China presents Aaliyah Bilal, a writer and graduate of The School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London, who is currently working on a book based on her experience as an African-American woman living in Asia. The presentation will focus on the emergence of black internationalism in the early 20th century and China’s place within this discourse.



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