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

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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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Please note that all events are open to everyone! Special accommodations needed? Click here. Submit listings relevant to the mission of Northwest VEG to info@nwveg.org.

A Vegan Ethic Book Launch

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August 27 (4:30 - 7:00 PM)

Celebrating the most recent book by Mark Hawthorne, "A Vegan Ethic, Embracing a Life of Compassion Toward All."
Meet & Greet with Mark // Selected Reading
Meet & Greet with lauren Ornelas, founder of Food Empowerment Project (F.E.P.)
100% of proceeds from book sales will support the work of F.E.P.

Food Empowerment Project seeks to create a more just and sustainable world by recognizing the power of one’s food choices. They encourage choices that reflect a more compassionate society by spotlighting the abuse of animals on farms, the depletion of natural resources, unfair working conditions for produce workers, the unavailability of healthy foods in communities of color and low-income areas, and the importance of not purchasing chocolate that comes from the worst forms of child labor.

Learn more at http://www.foodispower.org and http://markhawthorne.com.

The Herbivore Clothing Company
1211 SE Stark St, Portland, Oregon 97214

2-Day Vegan Fusion Holiday Feast Workshop with Deb Kay

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September 17 - 18

In this part hands-on/ part demo style workshop, you will learn how to prepare a vegan feast that will wow even the most omnivorous of your friends and family.
Our stellar gluten-free menu includes a selection of both cooked and raw food vegan cuisine.

Day One
Herbed Polenta Triangles with Pesto
Raw Carrot Brazil Nut Soup
Pecan Crusted Tofu with Golden Gravy
Asparagus Hollandaise
Cranberry Relish
Chocolate Fondue
Raw Holiday Elixir

Day Two
Raw Nachos
Roasted Squash Soup
Holiday Pate Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms
Wild Rice Pilaf
Organic Mixed Greens with Hazelnut Vinaigrette
Raw Pecan Pie
Holiday Nog

COST: $225/person; NW VEG members receive 10% off
includes recipe hand-outs and daily gourmet vegan feasts
LOCATION: Tabor Space
TIME: Saturday 1:00pm-6:00pm; Sunday 2:00pm-7:00pm

To Register: Please email info@veganfusion.com and mention Portland, Oregon Vegan Fusion Certified Teacher Class in the subject line. A welcome letter with additional information will be emailed once registration and payment is confirmed.

Sandy Potluck with Dr. Craig McDougall

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November 6 (5:00 - 8:00 PM)

At the second quarterly vegan potluck in Sandy, Oregon, join Dr. Craig McDougall for an informational discussion on Reinventing primary care: integrating lifestyle medicine into a medical practice.

The potluck will be held at the Sandy Seventh Day Adventist Church, 18575 Langensand Road, Sandy, OR 97055. Come to the potluck at 5:00pm, the presentation at 6:30pm, 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.