Read Fall 2017 Animal News Newsletter

Seven Fantastic Chilis at the Vegan Chili Cook-Off.


And the winners are . . .

Judges Pick
First Place Judges’ Pick: Liliana’s Restaurant
Second Place Judges’ Pick: Surya Cafe – New this year!
Third Place Judges’ Pick: Monty’s Blue Plate Diner

Peoples Choice
First Place People’s Choice: Liliana’s
Second Place People’s Choice*: Green Owl
Third Place People’s Choice: BelAir Cantina Madison – New this year!

Thank you to all of our participating restaurants for their delicious chili.
A HUGE thank you to Cook Off Coordinator Extraordinaire Kim Jensen.
Thank you to our panel of judges.
Thank you to all who donated raffle items. Thank you to our lovely volunteers.
And last but not least thank you to all attended our 14th Cook Off. You made it happen!

BelAir Cantina Madison
Liliana’s Restaurant
The Green Owl Cafe
Surya Cafe – New this year!
Pig Minds Brewing Co. – New this year!
Fuegos – Steak•Tapas•Vegan – New this year!
Monty’s Blue Plate Diner

*There was an unfortunate error when tallying votes, and the wrong restaurant was called for Second Place for the People’s Choice Award. We appreciate the grace of both restaurants when we noticed the error. 


 Do You Want to Serve on the AFA Board of Directors?

The AFA Board has played an important part in the organization since its inception in 1983. Serving on the Board is a rewarding and interesting commitment. We welcome new members who are committed to all areas of animal rights.

The current two year vacancy will begin in January 2018.

More information about serving on the Board can be seen here: Do You Want to Serve on the AFA Board?

Alliance for Animals – Youth

AFA Youth seeks to educate and empower others and lead by setting a positive example. We’re accepting to all and are working on building a team of volunteers and people dedicated to learning as much as they can about animal justice. Along with our discussions and volunteerism, we also want to have fun! We have monthly events such as cooking, crafts, and other things.

See the AFA Youth website for more information!