Supporting Portland's Vegan, Vegetarian, and Veg-curious Community

Northwest VEG is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Portland, OR that works to educate and encourage people to make vegan choices for a healthy, sustainable, and compassionate world.
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Veg 101 starts March 5 - Sign up now!

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February 15, 2017

If you're a veg beginner - or even if you're well beyond that stage - Veg 101 is the right place to start! This course is a 6-week series on vegetarianism, featuring both a lecture and a cooking demonstration (with free samples) each week. The lectures provide an excellent grounding in topics such as health, nutrition, factory farming, environmental impact, and related subjects. The cooking demonstrations include grains, legumes, tofu, tempeh, seitan, and more. Past class members have told us that Veg 101 has changed their lives! More info and full schedule are available here.

Time: Sunday afternoons, 2:00-4:15pm

Location: Tabernacle Seventh-day Adventist Church - 26 SW Condor Way, Portland, OR 97239

Pre-registration is required. The fee for the entire series, including the food, is $60 (or $30 for low income / students). For any questions, please contact our registrar, Susan, at or 503-521-1941.

Click here to register now!

PDX Potluck w/ Vegan Body Positive Weightlifter

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March 19 (5:00 - 8:00 PM)

Lacy Davis is a vegan, body positive weight lifter. In her talk, she will be discussing lifting, veganism, feminism and eating disorder recovery, and how all three can be intimately connected.

This event will be at the Friends Meeting Hall, 4312 SE Stark St., Portland, OR. Come to the potluck at 5:00, the presentation at 6:30, or both! Please bring a plant-based (no animal products, including honey) main dish, salad, or dessert; a card listing its ingredients; and plates and utensils for your use. Need plant-based ideas? Click here. If you come alone, figure the amount to serve 4-6 generously; increase the amount 4 servings for each additional person in your party/family. Northwest VEG potlucks are alcohol-free events, and we start eating at about 5:15. For more information email A donation of $2-5 per person is suggested to help cover the cost of the room rental.

Earn $ for NW VEG as you shop!

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November 29, 2016

Help us raise money to further our mission of creating compassionate community by choosing Northwest VEG as your charity of choice as you shop this year.

Click here to link your Fred Meyer Community Rewards to Northwest VEG. You can search for us by our non-profit number (90573). Then, every time you shop and use your Rewards Card, you are helping Northwest VEG earn a donation! Don't worry: you still earn your Rewards Points, Fuel Points, and Rebates, just as you may do currently.

Click here to link your AmazonSmile account to earn money for Northwest VEG.