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Northwest VEG is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Portland, OR that works to educate and encourage people to make vegan choices for a healthy, sustainable, and compassionate world.

Plant-Based Foods

  • What are plant-based foods?
  • Plant-based foods include all grains, beans, legumes, vegetables and fruits and the nearly infinite number of foods made by combining them.

  • Where do I buy plant-based foods?
  • Plant-based foods are available at grocery stores, co-ops, farmer's markets, and more. You can find unprocessed foods such as beans, grains, fruits and veggies almost everywhere! But if you are buying a packaged product, be sure to read the label carefully. Remember, plant-based foods do not contain any animal-products, such as milk, whey, cheese, eggs or honey.

  • Where do I find good plant-based recipes?
  • There are so many wonderful cookbooks and websites it is hard to mention just a few. But here are a few websites to get you started: