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Portland Vegan Meetup Groups
Northwest VEG's Viva La Vegan
We seek to bring together those interested in or currently living a compassionate vegan lifestyle for enjoyment and activities. Being Vegan is a journey in life and no two people travel it the same. So why not join and get to know a great group of people who are walking the same path.
Northwest VEG's Viva la Vegan Family
This is a place where just families (with kids ages 0 to 18) can get together and discuss parenting, raising vegan children, resources to help others, setup playdates, socialize, find friends, etc.
Portland Metro Veggies
This group is for vegans, vegetarians and the veg-curious from all over the greater Portland metro area, East, West, North and South. They do not promote any one political party or religious agenda, nor do we sell anything or recruit for other Meetups and is open to singles, couples, and families of all kinds. Join them for fun, socializing and making new like-minded friends.
Soyboys is a local group of gay men who host monthly dine-outs and attend special events throughout the city. Soyboys have most recently had brunch at Portobello and happy our at the Sweet Hereafter. They love visiting the best vegan and veg-friendly spots around the city. Members can be vegan, vegetarian, or veg-curious.
Living Raw in Portland
Living Raw in Portland promotes and supports raw foods and nutrition. They strive to weave a fabric of community,spirituality and connectivity with nature.
Food Fight Vegan Grocery at 1217 SE Stark St., Portland is a vegan convenience store with a fun variety of cruelty-free taste treats, including frozen foods including hard-to-find fake meats, fresh baked goods, health products, and plain old vegan junk food.
Growing Gardens' mission is to promote food gardening for improved nutrition, health, and self-reliance while enhancing the quality of life of individuals and communities.
Herbivore Clothing offers an array of books, magazines, clothing, accessories and stickers — all vegan. You can purchase online or at their store in Portland at 1211 SE Stark St., Portland.
The Joy of Mindful Cooking is a local project originated by a NW VEG member. Designed to provide practical suggestions for anyone willing to try eating farther down the food chain, the website features an ever-growing collection of friend-tested recipes.
Mirador Community Store at 2106 SE Division St., Portland offers vegan and vegetarian cookbooks, "uncookbooks" for raw foodists, special diet books such as for food allergies, health books, juicers, dehydrators, canning equipment, bread making supplies, sprouting equipment, herbal tinctures, and more.
Overlook Collaborative Preschool is a Reggio Emilia inspired, vegan and vegetarian, eco-friendly preschool located in the Overlook neighborhood of North Portland.
People's Co-op is a cooperative natural food store dedicated to serving the community, not to making a profit. Their priority is always to provide the best, most wholesome food available at the lowest price possible. They believe in safe, sustainable, growing and manufacturing practices. Located at 3029 SE 21st Ave., Portland.
Pie Footwear at 2916 NE Alberta St., Portland offering environmentally conscious and socially responsible footwear and accessories for women and men. They carry a wide range of footwear from everyday casual to evening wear and professional styles, including vegan items.
RawPortland: This resource presents a wealth of information about raw foods for the Portland community. You will find testimonials, events, forums, recipes and shopping options.
Try Vegan PDX is a vegan outreach group in Portland. Its goal is to help people who have made the decision to go vegan, by offering resources and support, as well as community-building activities.
Tender Leaf Preschool is a newly opened Neo-Humanist preschool in Southwest Portland serving children 2.5 to 5 years of age a whole food based vegan diet.
Vegan Vibrance is a Portland area husband/wife team offering nutritional consultations. Check out their blog for more info.
Youth Empowered Action Camp: We are a collection of experienced activists, credentialed teachers, and community leaders committed to a world in which people, animals, and the planet are treated with respect, and where both youth and adults are empowered to take action to express what matters most to them.
The Eugene Veg Education Network (EVEN) is devoted to educating the general public about the impact of their food choices. EVEN believes the right information in the hands of caring people lets them make compassionate, intelligent and informed choices for themselves, the animals, and the planet. The group is a resource for those seeking information on a healthful, vegan lifestyle.
Everyday Dish is a website showcasing the culinary creations of Julie Hasson, Dreena Burton, and Bryanna Clark Grogan. Accessible videos show how easy great tasting vegetarian meals can be. Each recipe is posted. Whether you’re vegetarian, vegan or just veg curious, you will find the site worthwhile. Dedicated vegetarians will appreciate the chefs’ creative, diverse and ever-expanding menu.
The Lighthouse Farm Sanctuary in Scio, Oregon, was formed to guide animals in need to the safety of calm waters. The Board of Directors, volunteers and supporters are dedicated to light the lantern to guide those abused and neglected animals; to prevent disasters; and to prevent needless loss of life. Volunteer parties occur on alternate Saturdays.
The Natural Choice Directory for Willamette Valley provides locally available choices in businesses, products, services and information. Our aim is to support your choice for healthy, sustainable lifestyles and communities in the Willamette Valley and beyond.
Vegetarians of Washington is an all-volunteer non-profit organization, based in the Seattle metropolitan area. Their mission is to support people making vegetarian choices while having fun!
VegSeattle.com is a comprehensive resource for those interested in reducing the amount of meat and/or dairy products that they consume, for whatever reason and at whatever pace. Focus on the Seattle area.
HappyCow's Global Directory to Vegetarian Restaurants and Health Food Stores.
The Animal Protection Institute
Alternatives to Animal Testing
Connect the Dots
Green Earth Travel
In Defense of Animals
Institute for Humane Education
Living and Raw Foods
Lola Lollipop (veg comics)
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
Secrets of Vegan Baking
Vegan Ballet Slippers
The Vegetarian Resource Group
VegListings - Veg businesses and products
VegWeb.com Over 10,000 vegan recipes!
The Vegan Voice