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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.


What follows is a list of print and broadcast media placements that:
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

More coming soon!