Speed dating for vegetarians
The company has recently launched a North American tour, hosting 15 events in 15 cities over five days.
“It’s hard depending on where you live to meet other vegetarians and vegans, so that’s definitely something that would be a deal-breaker for some people,” says Brighten.
was recently approached by Veg Speed Date founder Karine Brighten about hosting a speed dating event at Green Space, which opened in 2015.
This time the event is aimed at the 18-35 age group, but we will organise more for different age groups, such a 30-45 and 40 , and also "all ages".Speed Dater has found that vegans and vegetarians are not only selective with their food but also their dates too. 56% of vegans would be put off by the thought of dating someone who eats meat.This compared to a whopping 78% of meat eaters who would not have an issue dating a veggie.A local businesswoman is launching a signature Berkeley event that promises to bring together the best of two very different worlds.On August 3 at p.m., will offer a merry-go-round of micro-dates for meat-abhorring singles in what is probably the largest event of its kind to date in the Bay Area. So I do a lot of vegan events," said Karine Brighten, the event's organizer.
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Brighten, who founded her own company, Karen Brighten Events, organized Berkeley Vegan Earth Day in April with a film screening, panel discussion, trade show and catered reception.