12:30pm: TALK – Yolanda Soryl: 30 years a vegan – A survivors tale!

Cath Chittenden

30 years a vegan – A survivors tale!

Yolanda Soryl, President, Christchurch Vegan Society

Yolanda recently celebrated her 30th anniversary of going vegan. Join her on an entertaining look back on 30 years of veganism and what it takes to go vegan and stay vegan. Yolanda will share tips, vegan history and stories and will take a humourus look at being vegan at a time when even the vegans didn’t know how to pronounce the word.


Yolanda Soryl is a butcher’s daughter who went vegetarian aged 18, vegan at 26 and raised her 4 children from birth to adulthood as vegan too. She is a founder and President of the Christchurch Vegan Society.


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