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What follows is a list of print and broadcast media placements that:
  • Publicize Northwest VEG events and programs.
  • Highlight Northwest VEG's volunteers, board members, and contractors in the context of veganism.
  • Publicize vegan individuals or organizations not affiliated with Northwest VEG (but only when the media placements have been arranged with the assistance of Northwest VEG).

This list contains interviews, news briefs, and full-length articles in traditional media. It does not include brief event listings that are routinely published in newspapers, or self-published online community calendar listings, online social network posts, or blog entries.

Lamb, beef, cheese top the charts for environmental-change impact: 'Meat Eaters Guide' shows that vegan diet is most earth friendly - Sustainable Life feature writer Steve Law quotes NW VEG President Peter Spendelow on the environmental effects of animal agriculture. Media Outlet: Portland Tribune; Published: Oct. 13, 2011.

Plant-based diet loaded with health benefits—Review of Northwest VEG's co-sponsored professional health conference. Media outlet: WestLinn Tidings; Publication date: September 29, 2011

Going Vegan: Kick out the meat and oil, and Kickstart your health with 21-day program— Grant Butler interviews Neal Barnard, Founder and President of Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), before his appearance at the 2011 VegFest. Media Outlet: The Oregonian; Published: September 13, 2011

21-Day Kickstart: Creamy dressings add flavorful kick to salads - Grant Butler shares recipes from Dr. Neal Barnard's newest book, 21-Day Weight Loss Kickstart. Dr. Barnard presented a lecture on Kickstarting health Saturday, September 17th, at the 2011 VegFest. Media Outlet: The Oregonian; Published: September 13, 2011

Amy Joy Lanou and Dr. Neal Barnard of Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine - KBOO's popular program Healthwatch played talks by Dr. Amy Lanou and Dr. Neal Barnard, both presenters at VegFest. Media Outlet: KBOO Community Radio; Aired: September 12, 2011.

Fall Arts Guide: For families, no shortage of colorful autumn activities - VegFest makes the cut for the Oregonian's annual Fall Guide for family-friendly activities. Media Outlet: The Oregonian; Published: Friday, September 2, 2011.

VEG Out in Portland - Author Angela Sanders provides a brief synopsis for our Veg 101 and Master Vegetarian courses and draws attention to VegFest's current lineup. Media Outlet: Edible Portland; Published: Summer 2011 (No. 23).

100 Things We Love—Veg 101 classes were mentioned in this annual compilation of 100 food-related places, products, and services recommended by FOODday. Media outlet: The Oregonian; Publication date: January 4, 2011

Veggie Documentary—News brief about "Forks Over Knives," the new documentary film that is being given an advance screening in Portland to benefit Northwest VEG. Media outlet: The Portland Tribune; Publication date: December 9, 2010

Going Vegan: Two Cookbooks Strike Balance with Christmas Cookies—Grant Butler’s vegan column includes a recipe from Northwest VEG volunteer Wendy Gabbe Day’s self-published cookbook. Media outlet: The Oregonian; Publication date: December 6, 2010

Celebrity Chef Tal Ronnen Puts the Protein on Vegan Plates—Grant Butler interviews Tal Ronnen, a vegan chef and cookbook author scheduled to appear at the 2010 Portland VegFest. Media outlet: The Oregonian; Publication date: September 7, 2010

Veg 101 Classes Offer Plant-Based Basics—Grant Butler writes about Northwest VEG's six-week program on vegetarian living. Media outlet: The Oregonian; Publication date: May 11, 2010

Tofu Chocolate Mousse recipe demonstration—Northwest VEG coordinator Wendy Gabbe Day and her father David Gabbe, a cooking instructor, demonstrate a vegan recipe on-camera to promote their appearance at the Better Living Show, which was held at the Expo Center from March 26-28, 2010. Media outlet: Fusion; Air date: March 27, 2010

An Experiment with Vegan Living Leads to New Way of Eating—Article in which Grant Butler announces he is staying vegan and launching a new column on veganism which will appear twice a month in the FOODDay section. Media outlet: The Oregonian; Publication date: March 23, 2010

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