Supporting Portland's Vegan, Vegetarian, and Veg-curious Community

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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Reasons to Eat a Plant-based Diet

For the Animals

You help save some of the more than 10 billion animals in the U.S. that are slaughtered for food each year.

For the Planet

You help prevent pollution of water, air and land, and the destruction of forests for grazing.

For Your Health

You significantly reduce your risk for a variety of diseases (such as heart disease, cancers & diabetes) and decrease your exposure to pesticides, hormones, and other harmful chemicals.

For Your Soul

You adopt a more healthy, humane lifestyle which promotes love, compassion and nonviolence for all.