Asheville Vegan Society Member Business Directory

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Acupuncture:

ELEMENTAL CHANGES Oriental Medicine
Wendy Brown, Licensed Acupuncturist
Wendy offers services including acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, moxibustion, classical Chinese dietary energetics, cupping, and more.
(828)281-4330
ElementalChanges.com
Veg Card Discount: 10 % off treatments only

Art and Craft:

Buckies
Jeremy Sagaribay
Jeremy makes handmade plush toys, which are sold at Dancing Bear Toys in Asheville and online from his blog. The toys are fun, colorful, unique, and affordable.
buckies.info@gmail.com
buckies-store.blogspot.com

Julian Creek Artworks
John and Sue Schweikart
All of John and Sue’s paintings are done on reclaimed boards salvaged from various projects. This leads to many unique and fun shapes and sizes! The majority of their jewelry pieces contain recycled/reclaimed materials that otherwise would have been thrown out.
info@juliancreek.com
juliancreek.com

Moochie Designs
Ann Green
Ann creates handmade jewelry, beading, and wire work. Her style is fairly simple and on the smaller side. She works with a variety of wires: copper, silver-plated or silver-filled, sterling silver, and gold-plated wire; glass, stone, and wood beads, and crystals. Items made using sterling silver or semi-precious stones or beads are described as such. She also creates custom orders upon request.
(828)665.2453 and (828)280.4021
Ann@moochiedesigns.com
Moochiedesigns.com

Rainbow Weaves
Robyn Josephs
Robyn offers classes and workshops in multimedia art and design including anything fiber, paper, and books arts related. She also offers social media support and design for indie artists and small businesses, as well as spiritual nurturing and arts workshops.
(828)707.4018
forrestwife@yahoo.com
Rainbowweaves.blogspot.com

Velleca Metal Design, Inc.
Eric Velleca
Eric is a blacksmith artist specializing in custom architectural iron and furniture in steel, iron, bronze, aluminum, and stainless steel. He enjoys incorporating organic and industrial themes simultaneously in his work. He draws inspiration from nature and contemporary industrial design. He collaborates with his clients to create a very personal client-specific work that is built to last with durability and desirability. 
(828)989.6651
Velleca Metal Design Inc.
Vellecadesign.com

Entertainment:

David Joe Miller Presents
David Joe Miller
David Joe is an acclaimed storyteller and motivational speaker. He has performed and presented programs all across the country from schools, libraries, and festivals to corporate board rooms and executive retreats. David Joe offers spoken word event productions, storytelling, poetry, comedy, improv, and written work.
(828)808-1150
davidjoetells@yahoo.com
davidjoemiller.com

Reggae Infinity Booking Agent
April Steyert
April is the booking agent for Reggae Infinity, an authentic, original roots reggae band suitable for all ages. They are available for festivals, venues, colleges, weddings, private events, etc.
(828)230.1723
thatreggaewoman@aol.com
reverbnation.com/reggaeinfinity

Food Services and Restaurants:

Eden Out
Eden Out is a 100% vegan prepared meal delivery service with local and organic ingredients in the greater Asheville area. It is a great option for those who want to eat healthy food easily and conveniently. They offer a weekly seasonal menu with a variety of creative and delicious cooked and living foods and gluten-free options. Their food includes entrees, sides, desserts, salads, and more. They offer a variety of ordering options including full and half orders, 10 packs of meals, and a la carte desserts. 
(828)645-3336
edenoutmeals@gmail.com
eden-out.com
Veg Card Discount: $10 off per week your first 4 weeks

No Evil Foods
Sadrah Schadel & Mike Woliansky
No Evil Foods manufacture the most delicious plant meats on the market! They make bold, full-flavored plant meats that are environmentally friendly, cruelty free, and delicious! They make small batch plant meats from scratch, updating a centuries old tradition to create powerful and innovative plant-based proteins. And they do it all with organic and non-GMO ingredients. Some Asheville locations where their meat is available for purchase includes Mother Earth Produce, West Village Market, Wholefoods Market, Earth Fare, and Hopey & Company.
(828)367.1536
eat@noevilfoods.com
noevilfoods.com

Plant
Chef Jason Sellers
165 Merrimon Ave.
(828)258-7500
PlantIsFood.com
VegCard Discount: 15% off
Plant has been rated among the highest ranked vegan restaurants in America. It is a locally-owned independent restaurant offering 100% plant based cuisine with local, organic, and seasonal produce whenever possible. All of their food is made from scratch with a multicultural influence. They also offer organic wine, local beer, and specialty cocktails.

Sanctuary Brewing Company
147 First Avenue East
Hendersonville, NC
(828)595-9956
info@sanctuarybrewco.com
SanctuaryBrewCo.com
Sanctuary Brewing Company is a 100% vegan business serving local foods including pizzas, pasta, sandwiches, sides, and delicious appetizers. They also serve superior beer crafted with the finest local ingredients and a selection of wine. They work with local animal shelters and advocacy organizations including The Asheville Humane Society, Blue Ridge Humane Society, Brother Wolf Animal Rescue, and Full Circle Farm Sanctuary. Some of the producers they support include Roots hummus and No Evil Foods. They often have live entertainment and special events.

Health and Wellness Coaching:

Full Circle Wellness Coaching
Mary Liske
Mary is a professional health and wellness coach in Asheville, NC. She attained her Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness promotion from UNC Asheville. Her business, Full Circle Wellness Coaching, allows her to educate and inform individuals to feel empowered to take their health to the next level. She specializes in working with clients to undergo any form of behavior change and is passionate about helping individuals make lifestyle changes, such as shifting to a whole foods plant based diet in order to prevent, arrest, or reverse their chronic disease.
(704)942.7761
fullcirclewellnesscoaching@outlook.com
facebook.com/fullcirclewellnesscoaching

Language Services:

Spanish 2 English Translations
Susan Liguori
Susan offers Spanish to English translation services.
(813)458-2001
susanlig@yahoo.com

Nutritional Classes and Services:

Edible Musings
Lauren Vaught
Lauren is certified in plant-based nutrition from the T. Colin Campbell course. She provides cooking classes/demos, individual consultation, meal planning, and grocery adventures.
(847)962.4077
lauren@ediblemusings.com
EdibleMusings.com

Licensed Food for Life Instructor with Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
Terri Edwards
Terri is a Food for Life instructor who has been certified through eCornell in Plant Based Nutrition. She offers classes as well as other services including an extended online support program, in-home cooking instruction, pantry raids, and private grocery shopping trips. 
(828)863.4231
terri@eatplantbased.com
eatplant-based.com
blog.eatplant-based.com

The 14 Day Health Challenge E-Learning Course
John Sinnott
The 14 Day Health Challenge was created by Dr. Amy Lanou at UNC-Asheville. It is the only online nutrition course that teaches the health benefits of a whole food plant based diet.
(828)707-3464
14dayhealthchallenge@gmail.com
14dayhealthchallenge.com

Pet Services:

Amara’s Pet Care and Bananas for Bandanas
Amara Meerholz
Amara runs a pet sitting business. She may be contacted though phone or email for rates, information, and references. Amara also makes handmade dog bandanas, which are sold at Woof in the Woods in Fairview.
(410)474.3073
Amarameerholz@gmail.com
facebook.com/bananasforbandanas/

 

Mountain Pet Valet
Jenny Miller
Vegan/Plant Based business serving all of Asheville! Servies include pet sitting, dog walking, vacation visits, and pet taxi. Offer: 5% discount for VegCard holders on vacation services.Phone: (828)490-6374
www.mountainpetvalet.com

 

 

Realtors and Brokers:

Beverly-Hanks Residential Broker Associate
Gaia Goldman
cell: (828)713-2071
office: (828)684-8999
GAIA@BEVERLY-HANKS.COM
http://www.beverly-hanks.com/agents/gaia

Gaia’s clients describe her as personable, detail-oriented, and and resourceful, so if those qualities are important to you, you’ve found the right person! Since becoming a broker in ’97, Gaia has had the pleasure of helping dozens of families, investors and empty-nesters to make wise real estate decisions. Buying and selling a home has become quite complex, so the caliber of the agent you chose directly affects the quality of the experience you’ll have. Gaia’s priority is to take care of all the facets of your transaction to avoid unwanted surprises and protect your interests. 

During her 18 years as a Realtor®, she’s found that every real estate transaction is different. As a broker, this requires a broad skill set and the ability to bring creative solutions to the table. A dedicated professional, she’s perfected the art of assisting clients by delivering hard work, integrity, and a gentle touch. She is resourceful, attentive, and outgoing and will go the extra mile to ensure a smooth, pleasant and financially sound transition to the next chapter in your life. 

Keller Williams Board of Realtor
Daley Campbell
Phone: (828)254.7253
Mobile: (910)726.6950
http://daley-campbell.kwrealty.com

Originally from Nottingham England, Daley moved to North Carolina four years ago with his wife Caitlin. They have a three year old daughter and live in Black Mountain. 
Daley is a relative newcomer to the real estate world and spent the last twenty years in the food industry. He has also remodeled several homes over the years, so he has a great knowledge of buildings and property. He also has great first hand experience with the housing market here in western North Carolina, having been a recent buyer here himself. He will work extremely hard to get you through the process of home buying or selling and help to guide you through every step of the way. He looks forward to working with people and building relationships to help you find your new home or sell your property.

Psychological Services:

Licensed Psychotherapist
Susun Shoshana Slatky, MA, NCC, LPC
Susun is a state licensed and board certified psychotherapist based in North Asheville, currently accepting new patients. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield, Aetna, Medicare, and Assurant Health. She works with all ages and specialized in incorporating down-to-earth strategies and skills training, as well as mindfulness and meditation into therapy, in addition to working with deaf patients and their families, as she is fluent in American Sign Language (ASL).

The challenges she helps people heal through or cope with include: depression, mania, anxiety, addiction, ADHD, physical disabilities, intellectual and developmental disabilities, obsessions and compulsions, psychosis, chronic pain, memory loss, autism, child conduct, trauma, grief and loss, anger, low self-esteem, foster care, relationship issues, family conflicts, parenting skills needs, sibling conflicts, independence needs, and personality disorders. She utilizes very practical strategies and incorporates homework assignments between sessions.

She is a practical vegan and a strong animal rights activist, and has been involved in the vegan world for over 30 years. She would be happy to give any prospective patient a free phone consultation.
(828)242.4200
therapist@holyorganic.com

Spa and Massage:

Serenity Day Spa
Annamaria Bowman
Annamaria offers medical/therapeutic massages and body treatments in Rutherfordton, NC.
(828)692.1162
SerenityDaySpaofWNC.com

Zenergy Massage
Deb Casaccia
Deb is a Licensed Massage and Bodywork Therapist and Aesthetician specializing in swedish, hot stone, shiatsu, deep tissue, myofascial release, reflexology mini facials, and energy work. She is also certified in pregnancy massage, oncology and massage techniques for burn scar survivors.
(828)989.1555
massagebydebc@gmail.com
zenergymassagetherapyasheville.com
Veg Card Discount: $10 off massage

Spiritual Growth, Self-Improvement:

Life Path Awakening
Somra Spirit, IC, LMBT, BCTMB
Somra is a personal and spiritual growth coach, facilitator, and mentor for those ready to break free, move forward, be themselves, and create the life they love. She offers Skype and phone sessions as well as office sessions in Asheville, NC
(828)337.6914
LifePathAwaken@aol.com
iahp.com/LifePathAwakening

Television and Video:

JumpCut Media Inc.
Sarah Hooper
JumpCut Media Inc. is a full service television and video facility. Their services include marketing, corporate, documentary, commercials, production, editing, duplication, DVD authoring, etc.
(561)449.1706
jumpcutmedia@hotmail.com
jumpcutmedia.com

Website Design:

Studio 88, Inc.
Karen Mazza
Studio88 is a full-service web firm offering web design and development, Search Engine Optimization (SEO)/internet marketing, WordPress sites and blogs, corporate identity, graphic and print media, and custom Facebook fan page design. They are responsive, on-time, on-schedule and easy to work with. 
(828)252.3612
karen@thestudio88.com
thestudio88.com

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