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Vegetarian Journal Mar/Apr 1998

Vegetarian Action:

By Brad Scott

The Vegetarian Resource Group web site has a wide variety of useful information for you or to help others learn more about vegetarianism. From recipes to nutritional information to a vegetarian game, there is something for everyone. If you do not have Internet access from home or work, most libraries offer free access.

In 1997, the Vegetarian Journal published a series of special inserts geared toward raising vegetarian families. You can find most of the articles on the web site. Visit for articles on vegan pregnancy, a list of young people's books with vegetarian or animal rights themes, and traveling with vegan children.The web site also contains excerpts from the Journal dating back to the July/August issue of 1993. Perhaps you missed the articles such as The Vegetarian Traveler (May 97), Sources for Vegan Items (Nov 94), The Fat Tax: An Idea Whose Time Has Come (Jul 93), or the Guide to Nondairy Frozen Novelties (May 94). If so, pay a visit to

If you want to renew your subscription to the Journal, or give a gift to a friend or library, visit Let us know of an address change by filling out the form at

Are you a teacher looking for nutrition information for your class, or do you know a teacher who needs these materials? Do you have an upcoming presentation? Are you a dietitian? Nutrition information is available at and all The Vegetarian Resource Group handouts are available at, including Vegetarian Nutrition for Teenagers, Veganism in a Nutshell, and Heart Healthy Diets: The Vegetarian Way (in both English and Spanish). You can print these pages from home and copy them for your students or clients. All the materials on the web site may be copied for non-commercial use as long as you leave them intact and give credit to The Vegetarian Resource Group.

Looking for some extra recipes? There are lots to choose from, including Potato Power, Sauce Recipes for Young Children, Automatic Breadmaking, and Low-fat Indian Cuisine at There are articles on travel, including a form for you to submit suggestions for new restaurants to include in Vegetarian Journal's Guide to Natural Food Restaurants in the U.S. and Canada at Want to test your knowledge of vegetarianism? Play The Vegetarian Game at

Still haven't found what you're looking for? Then search the site for keywords (visit or check out our links to other vegetarian related sites at You'll find the links are a great guide to vegetarian products, vacation spots, other vegetarian organizations, and further nutrition information available online. Of course, we also have a complete guide to online resources for vegetarians at

So you say you are looking for a new vegetarian book. You can browse through the table of contents and excerpts from several books, including Conveniently Vegan, The Lowfat Jewish Vegetarian Cookbook, Simply Vegan, and The Vegetarian Way by visiting You can even order any of the listed books online using your Visa or Mastercard.

In addition to Internet browsing, you can also subscribe to our free monthly email newsletter VRG-NEWS. VRG-NEWS offers subscribers information about VRG activities, including conferences, outreach to professionals, and press releases. We also include recipes, reviews of new products, announce new books, and highlight activist materials that are available through VRG. To subscribe, send an email to LISTSERV@LISTSERV.AOL.COM. The subject of the e-mail doesn't matter, but the message body must read:

SUB VRG-NEWS {your first and last name}.

Do not include the {} when you enter your name. The newsletter will be sent to the email address you are subscribing from. For more information on VRG-NEWS, including back issues, visit

The VRG web site was created in response to reader requests for information. We value your thoughts and suggestions too, so feel free to email Brad Scott at and let him know what you think should be added or changed on the site. Our thanks go to the volunteers who helped build the web site, including John Davis, Rob Eccles, Jonathan Esterhazy, Don Graft, Robert Lewis, Bobbi Pasternak, Brad Scott, Jeanie Freeman, and Stephanie Schueler.

Excerpts from the Mar/Apr Issue:

The Vegetarian Journal published here is not the complete issue, but these are excerpts from the published magazine. Anyone wanting to see everything should subscribe to the magazine.

This article was converted to HTML by Jeanie Freeman

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