The Vegetarian Resource Group in the News

In the December 2014 American Journal of Nursing, the world's oldest and most widely-read nursing journal (115 years old in 2015), there was a continuing education article about the obesity epidemic. Just a few resources were given including The Vegetarian Resource Group, The Centers for Disease Control, The United States Department of Agriculture, Yale University, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and three obesity/physical activities sites.

VEGAN Outreach

VRG Co-Directors, Charles Stahler and Debra Wasserman, staffed a booth at the University of Maryland College Park dietetic internship joint class day at The National Agricultural Library. Dietetic interns from the mid-Atlantic region listened to presentations featuring nutrition apps and also visited various nutrition-related booths.

VRG Food Service Advisor Nancy Berkoff, RD, EdD, CCE. became a certified Food Scientist via the Institute of Food Technologists. She recently did some kosher vegan menu planning and prep demos at the Long Beach, CA senior center.