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The Vegetarian Resource Group Wants Your Help
March 5, 2012, 8:53 pm
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The Vegetarian Resource Group Wants Your Help


Vegetarian Resource Group volunteers days are a great way to plug in your interests and skills to do good! The VRG is in need of a handful of volunteers to come into the Roland Park office for up to three hours of work.

Date: Saturday March 10th at 1 P.M.

Email if you are interested.

The Vegetarian Resource Group (VRG) is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating the public on vegetarianism and the interrelated issues of health, nutrition, ecology, ethics, and world hunger. In addition to publishing the Vegetarian Journal, VRG produces and sells cookbooks, other books, pamphlets, and article reprints.

Health professionals, activists, and educators work with businesses and individuals to bring about healthy changes in your school, workplace, and community. Registered dietitians and physicians aid in the development of nutrition related publications and answer member or media questions about the vegetarian and vegan diet. The Vegetarian Resource Group is a non-profit organization. Financial support comes primarily from memberships, contributions, and book sales.


Bmore Vegan Drinks at Land of Kush
November 13, 2011, 9:01 am
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Bmore Vegan Drinks at Land of Kush

Vegan Drinks Happy Hour
Wednesday, November 16, 2011, 7-11pm
Land of Kush
840 N. Eutaw St, Baltimore

Baltimore Vegan Drinks is a happy hour for vegans, vegetarians, and the veg-curious.

Land of Kush opened in Baltimore in January 2011.  It specializes in vegetarian soul food cuisine In 2011 Land of Kush won “Best Restaurant for Vegetarians” from the Citypaper.

To learn more about Land of Kush and its origins, CLICK HERE to read and article about it in Urbanite magazine.

Baltimore Vegetarian Pre-Thanksgiving Potluck
November 9, 2011, 7:22 pm
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Vegetarian Pre-Thanksgiving Potluck

Vegetarian Pre-Thanksgiving Potluck
Sunday, Novemer 20, 2011, 5 pm
North Baltimore Mennonite Church, Roland Park
4615 Roland Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21210

Admission is $4 per adult and children under the age of 16 are admitted free. Please bring a vegan dish that serves four as a contribution from each member of your party. A vegan dish is made without meat, fish, fowl, dairy, eggs, honey, or other animal derived ingredients. Write the ingredients of your dish on a 3 x 5 card to accommodate guests with special diets. Also, please bring a serving utensil for each dish. Paper plates, cups, napkins, and plastic utensils will be provided; however, we suggest participants please bring their own reusable dishes and utensils in order to reduce waste.

If you are unable to cook, you may bring a prepared vegan dish for four from a local natural foods store or restaurant. We also encourage you to bring a non-perishable vegetarian canned food item to donate to North Baltimore Mennonite Church, who will distribute it to those in need.

The Vegetarian Resource Group is a non-profit organization that provides information to the public about vegetarianism and veganism. Our organization publishes a quarterly magazine, Vegetarian Journal as well as a variety of cookbooks, including, Simply Vegan and Vegans Know How to Party. The group offers service learning opportunities, internships, and two $5000 college scholarship awards to college-bound high school seniors who have promoted vegetarianism.

World Vegetarian Day 2011
September 27, 2011, 5:24 pm
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World Vegetarian Day: October 1st 2011

World Vegetarian Day 2011, on Saturday October 1, is the annual kick-off of Vegetarian Awareness Month.  Make a difference this October by informing others about the benefits of vegetarianism. You will be helping to create a better world because vegetarian diets have proven health benefits, save animals’ lives and help to preserve the Earth.

Baltimore Events:

In observance of Vegetarian Awareness Month, the 1st Annual Baltimore Vegtoberfest will occur October 9th, 2011 at Riverside Park in Federal Hill.

The Vegetarian Resource Group will celebrate Vegetarian Awareness Month on October 23rd at Mr. Chan’s in Baltimore.  Reservations are Required. Cost is $20.  Event starts at 5pm.  For more information, CLICK HERE.

For more information about World Vegetarian Day, CLICK HERE.

1st Annual Baltimore Vegtoberfest With Chili Cook-Off
September 27, 2011, 5:20 pm
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1st Annual Baltimore Vegtoberfest

1st Annual Baltimore Vegtoberfest
Sunday, October 9th, 2011, 12 – 5pm
Riverside Park, Baltimore

The 1st Annual Vegtoberfest is a FREE fall festival to celebrate healthy, sustainable and compassionate vegan food choices and lifestyles. Vegtoberfest will be held at Riverside Park in south Baltimore on Sunday, October 9, 2011. Fun for all ages! Companion animals welcome!*

• Live Music & Performers • Speakers • Delicious Vegan Food • Exhibitors • 1st Mid-Atlantic Vegan Chili Cook-off • Children’s Activities • Leashed Companion Animals Welcome!

Vegan Chili Cook-off!
Do you make the best vegan chili? Do all your friends and family tell you so?! Enter the 1st ever Vegan Chili Cook-off in the Mid-Atlantic region at Vegtoberfest! The judges will be the attendees of Vegtoberfest (who will taste and anonymously vote during the festival). Chefs will be stationed with their chili at our cook-off tent from 12:00-2:00pm, so be sure you can attend and proudly promote your chili during that time. Festival attendees will sample and anonymously vote for the tastiest chili!  To enter the cook-off, CLICK HERE.

Vegtoberfest will be held at Riverside Park in south Baltimore on Sunday, October 9, 2011. Riverside Park is located at 1800 Covington Street, Baltimore, MD. To get to the park: Go south on Light Street and make a left on Randall Street. Riverside Park is on the right after Johnson Street.

To learn more about Vegtoberfest, CLICK HERE.

Vegan Pizza And Drinks Benefit At Johnny Rads
January 27, 2011, 9:24 am
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Vegan Pizza And Drinks Benefit At Johnny Rads

Vegan Pizza and Drinks Benefit
Sunday, January 30 · 4-8:30pm
@ Johnny Rad’s Pizzeria Tavern
2108 Eastern Ave. Baltimore

The Animal Awareness Project is having a special benefit day at Johnny Rad’s Pizzeria Tavern Sunday, January 30th in Baltimore.

AAP will be there between 4-8:30pm.

There will be great vegan pizza specials, and vegan drinks.  A percentage of the sales from the event will go to The Animal Awareness Project.

The Animal Awareness Project is an animal advocacy organization based in Baltimore that aims to reduce industrialized animal cruelty and encourage a plant-based diet.

To learn more about the Animal Awareness Project, CLICK HERE.