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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Help shape PDX VegFest 2017!

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March 22, 2017

NW Veg is gearing up for another incredible VegFest this fall and we need your help to make it a success! The 13th Annual Portland VegFest will be held on October 14th & 15th at the Oregon Convention Center.

You can attend for FREE! We are recruiting all types of volunteers with a range of skills to join our fun and inclusive family. There are opportunities, starting now, to interview speakers, create digital & print marketing, recruit exhibitors, assemble membership bags, poster & promote the event in your community, & so much more. All ages and skills welcome, you just need a positive attitude and enthusiasm for a healthy community.

Let us know how you'd like to be involved by filling out this survey.

Calling all current and future gardeners!

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March 30 (6:30 - 8:30 PM)

Spring weather may be late, but it is still a good time to start planting seeds, both inside and out. Join experienced NW VEG veggie gardeners for Q & A and informational handouts, plus take home some seeds to get you growing! NW VEG membership coordinator Jill Schatz will lead the discussion and bring lots of seeds to share, including her favorite varieties of kale, lettuce, mountain spinach (orach), Asian greens, and wrinkled, crinkled, crumpled cress. Attendees are welcome to bring extra seeds or starts to share too; we’ll have supplies to package seeds, in case we want to split packets.

Join us at this month's Vancouver potluck, 6:30pm at Unitarian Universalist Church of Vancouver, 4505 East 18th St., Vancouver, WA 98661.

Only one can of garbage per year!

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April 9 (5:00 - 8:00 PM)

For over a decade now, Betty and Jon have generated only one 35-gallon can of garbage per year. A Master Recycler and waste reduction advocate, Betty will share how you can save both your own and the planet's resources through waste reduction.

Join Betty and us at our Gresham potluck.

15150 NE Glisan Street, Portland OR. Click here for details.

Master Veg Registration Open

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March 6, 2017

Sustainable. Heart-healthy. Compassionate.

Learn what's behind the buzz words connected to a plant-based lifestyle from the professionals - doctors, nutritionists, animal lawyers, activists, environmental scientists, philosophers, and more.

Wednesday nights at People's Co-op, April 5 - May 24.

Pre-registration is required. Learn more!

Did ya know we have film archives?

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March 4, 2017

Need a rainy day activity?

Thanks to our awesome volunteers, we have recordings of many Vegfest and other talks. Hear about myths of vegan living, vegan athletes, the inner lives of animals, and more.

Check it out!