VRG-NEWS: The Vegetarian Resource Group Newsletter
Volume 20, Issue 12

December 2016

By Shani Stewart

CONTENTS

  1. VEGETARIAN RESOURCE GROUP AND NEWS
  2. A BIG THANK YOU TO ALL OF THE VRG VOLUNTEERS
  3. PLEASE GIVE A GIFT MEMBERSHIP TO FAMILY AND FRIENDS THIS HOLIDAY SEASON!
  4. SURVEY FOR THOSE IN THE FOOD SERVICE INDUSTRY
  5. VEGAN MEALS DELIVERED TO YOUR HOME
  6. SEDONA HEALTH AND NUTRITION CONFERENCE
  7. BECOME A MONTHLY DONOR FOR VRG
  8. ABOUT THE VEGETARIAN RESOURCE GROUP
  9. ABOUT VRG NEWS

1) VEGETARIAN RESOURCE GROUP AND NEWS

  • SUBWAY GUACAMOLE
  • TACO BELL VEGAN OPTIONS
  • IRA CHARITABLE DONATIONS
  • VEGAN OPTIONS AT SOUPLANTATIONS
  • VEGAN SNACKS FOR A RUNNER
  • VEGAN OPTIONS AT PANERA BREAD
  • HACKSAW RIDGE
  • VEGAN OPTIONS AT OLIVE GARDEN
  • MAKING A DIFFERENCE AS A VEGAN SCHOOL TEACHER
  • VEGAN SANDWICHES FOR NATIONAL SANDWICH DAY
  • A DOZEN EXCELLENT WEBSITES FOR NUTRITION AND HEALTH INFORMATION
    IF DOING RESEARCH FOR SCHOOL PAPERS OR NUTRITION INTERNSHIPS
  • PRODUCT MAY CONTAIN DAIRY BECAUSE OF SHARED EQUIPMENT LABEL
    NOT LEGALLY REQUIRED
  • AND MORE...
BOOKS MEET FOOD AT RED EMMAS IN BALTIMORE
http://www.vrg.org/blog/2016/10/19/books-meet-food-at-red-emmas-in-baltimore/ ]
VEGAN GARDEN PESTO BY LEGRAND
http://www.vrg.org/blog/2016/10/20/vegan-garden-pesto-by-legrand/ ]
NEW RESTAURANTS HAVE BEEN ADDED TO THE VEGETARIAN RESOURCE GROUP'S ONLINE GUIDE TO VEGAN/ VEGETARIAN RESTAURANTS IN THE USA AND CANADA
http://www.vrg.org/blog/2016/10/21/new-restaurants-have-been-added-to-the-vegetarian-resource-groups-online-guide-to-veganvegetarian-restaurants-in-the-usa-and-canada-4/ ]
GUACAMOLE FROM SUBWAY
http://www.vrg.org/blog/2016/10/24/guacamole-from-subway/ ]
THANK YOU SAMOSA HOUSE
http://www.vrg.org/blog/2016/10/24/thank-you-samosa-house/ ]
TASTING OF AMERICAN MEAT ALTERNATIVE AND OPPORTUNITIES IN GERMANY FOR THOSE PRODUCTS
http://www.vrg.org/blog/2016/10/25/tasting-of-american-meat-alternative-and-opportunities-in-germany-for-those-products/ ]
THANK YOU VERY MUCH TO SAMOSA HOUSE IN SANTA MONICA, CA FOR SUPPORTING VRGS OUTREACH TO YOUNG PEOPLE
http://www.vrg.org/blog/2016/10/27/thank-you-very-much-to-samosa-house-in-santa-monica-ca-for-supporting-vrgs-outreach-to-young-people/ ]
ENVIRONMENTAL TALK
http://www.vrg.org/blog/2016/10/27/environmental-talk/ ]
MY INTERNSHIP WITH THE VEGETARIAN RESOURCE GROUP
http://www.vrg.org/blog/2016/10/27/my-internship-with-the-vegetarian-resource-group-3/ ]
MAKING A DIFFERENCE AS A VEGAN SCHOOL TEACHER
http://www.vrg.org/blog/2016/10/27/making-a-difference-as-a-vegan-school-teacher/ ]
LESSON PLAN VEGGIE HEALTH FOR KIDS
http://www.vrg.org/blog/2016/10/31/lesson-plan-veggie-health-for-kids/ ]
TODAY IS WORLD VEGAN DAY CELEBRATE
http://www.vrg.org/blog/2016/11/01/today-is-world-vegan-day-celebrate/ ]
TACO BELL VEGAN OPTIONS
http://www.vrg.org/blog/2016/11/02/taco-bell-vegan-options/ ]
CHARITABLE DONATIONS FROM YOUR IRA COULD SAVE TAXES
http://www.vrg.org/blog/2016/11/03/charitable-donations-from-your-ira-could-save-taxes/ ]
CELEBRATE NATIONAL SANDWICH DAY
http://www.vrg.org/blog/2016/11/03/celebrate-national-sandwich-day/ ]
VEGAN OPTIONS AT SOUPLANTATION SWEET TOMATOES
http://www.vrg.org/blog/2016/11/04/vegan-options-at-souplantation-sweet-tomatoes/ ]
VOTE FOR VEGANISM
http://www.vrg.org/blog/2016/11/04/vote-for-veganism/ ]
VEGAN SNACKS FOR A RUNNER
http://www.vrg.org/blog/2016/11/07/vegan-snacks-for-a-runner-2/ ]
HANDLES YOGURT SHOP INDICATES VEGAN OFFERINGS
http://www.vrg.org/blog/2016/11/08/16-handles-yogurt-shop-indicates-vegan-offerings/ ]
SURVEY FOR THOSE IN THE FOOD SERVICE INDUSTRY
http://www.vrg.org/blog/2016/11/10/survey-for-those-in-the-food-service-industry/ ]
A DOZEN EXCELLEN WEBSITES FOR NUTRITION AND HEALTH INFORMATION IF DOING RESEARCH FOR SCHOOL PAPERS OR NUTRITION INTERNSHIPS
http://www.vrg.org/blog/2016/11/11/a-dozen-excellent-websites-for-nutrition-and-health-information-if-doing-research-for-school-papers-or-nutrition-internships/ ]
DC VEGFEST
http://www.vrg.org/blog/2016/11/14/dc-vegfest-2/ ]
PRODUCT MAY CONTAIN DAIRY BECAUSE OF SHARED EQUIPMENT LABEL NOT LEGALLY REQUIRED
http://www.vrg.org/blog/2016/11/14/product-may-contain-dairy-because-of-shared-equipment-label-not-legally-required/ ]
VEGAN OPTIONS AT PANERA BREAD
http://www.vrg.org/blog/2016/11/15/vegan-options-at-panera-bread/ ]
HACKSAW RIDGE VEGETARIAN PACIFIST IN WORLD WAR II
http://www.vrg.org/blog/2016/11/16/hacksaw-ridge-vegetarian-pacifist-in-world-war-ii/ ]
CONSIDER GIVING A FRIEND OR FAMILY MEMBER A VEGAN COOKBOOK FROM THE VEGETARIAN RESOURCE GROUP BOOK
http://www.vrg.org/blog/2016/11/17/consider-giving-a-friend-or-family-member-a-vegan-cookbook-from-the-vegetarian-resource-group-book-catalog/ ]
http://www.vrg.org/blog/2016/11/17/new-restaurants-have-been-added-to-the-vegetarian-resource-groups-online-guide-to-veganvegetarian-restaurants-in-the-usa-and-canada-5/ ]
VEGAN OPTIONS AT OLIVE GARDEN
http://www.vrg.org/blog/2016/11/18/vegan-options-at-olive-garden/ ]

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2) A BIG THANK YOU TO ALL OF THE VRG VOLUNTEERS

Thank you to the following VRG Volunteers, for all of your hard work with The Vegetarian Resource Group's activities such as HTML work, restaurant guide entries, doing blog postings, staffing booths, writing articles, etc.:

  • Natalie Allen
  • Matt Baker RN
  • Nancy Berkoff, RD, EdD
  • Whitney Blomquist
  • Casey Brown
  • Holly Brown
  • Cathy Conway, MS, RD
  • Zeke Frost
  • Whitney Gray
  • Savannah Lawrence
  • Reed Mangels
  • Laura McGuiness
  • David Milner
  • Angie Riccio
  • Eveian Salmon
  • Elsa Spencer
  • Shani Stewart
  • Blake Tagget
  • Nicole Turner

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3) PLEASE GIVE A GIFT MEMBERSHIP TO FAMILY AND FRIENDS THIS HOLIDAY SEASON!

Through December 31, 2017, you can give a gift membership to The Vegetarian Resource Group (includes a 1-year subscription to Vegetarian Journal) in the USA only for $15 each (40% discount). This is a terrific way to share the vegan message, as well as support VRG.

Gift subscriptions can be done online by simply typing in your message and the address(s) of the gift recipient(s) in the comments field. Go to:

https://www.VRG.ORG/DONATE ]

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4) SURVEY FOR THOSE IN THE FOOD SERVICE INDUSTRY

From a student:

I've made a survey for those who have worked in the food service industry as vegetarians and the unique outlook on the industry from that stand point.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WB8W3NB ]

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5) VEGAN MEALS DELIVERED TO YOUR HOME

Go to: [ http://trifectanutrition.com/vrg ]

Use coupon code TRYVEGAN for a 20% discount on your first order.

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6) SEDONA HEALTH AND NUTRITION CONFERENCE

The Science and Practice Implications of Plant-based Nutrition

Professional Presentations for Health Care Providers and the Community
Friday, January 13, 2017
Sedona Marriott Courtyard
4105 W. State Route 89A, Sedona, AZ 86336

For information, see [ http://healthyworldsedona.com/health-nutrition-conference/ ]

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7) BECOME A MONTHLY DONOR FOR VRG

The Vegetarian Resource Group greatly appreciates the support given by our monthly donors. You can join our monthly giving group with a minimum gift of just $10 a month by going to
https://www.givedirectcharity.org/donate/?cid=1565 ]

You will be part of a network of givers who support our outreach efforts on an ongoing basis. These donations allow us to continue vegan education in a wide variety of venues including schools, doctor and dietitian offices, libraries, various professional conferences, animal rights events, health fairs, environmental festivals, and much more. Thank you for your support!

Go to: [ https://www.givedirectcharity.org/donate/?cid=1565 ]

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8) ABOUT THE VEGETARIAN RESOURCE GROUP

Our health professionals, activists, and educators work with businesses and individuals to bring about healthful changes in your school, workplace, and community. Registered dietitians and physicians aid in the development of nutrition-related publications and answer member and media questions about vegetarian diets. The Vegetarian Resource Group is a non-profit organization. Financial support comes primarily from memberships, donations, bequests, and book sales. The Vegetarian Journal, a print magazine, is a benefit of membership in The VRG. (For more information, please see the Vegetarian Journal online

http://www.vrg.org/journal/ ] )

To sign up for the The Vegetarian Resource Group national email newsletter, please visit:

http://www.vrg.org/vrgnews/ ]

We are also on Facebook and Twitter

If you would like to make a donation, become a member, volunteer, or find out more about The VRG, contact us at:

The Vegetarian Resource Group
P.O. Box 1463
Baltimore, MD 21203
Phone: (410) 366-8343
FAX: (410) 366-8804
E-mail: vrg@vrg.org or to volunteer: brigette@vrg.org
Website: [ http://www.vrg.org/ ]

To donate: [ https://www.givedirectcharity.org/donate/?cid=1565 ]

Copyright The Vegetarian Resource Group 2016 The contents of this newsletter, and our other publications, including Vegetarian Journal, are not intended to provide personal medical advice. Medical advice should be obtained from a qualified health professional. We often depend on product and ingredient information from company statements. It is impossible to be 100% sure about a statement, info can change, people have different views, and mistakes can be made. Please use your own best judgment about whether a product is suitable for you. To be sure, do further research or confirmation on your own.

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9) ABOUT VRG NEWS

VRG-NEWS is the e-mail newsletter of The Vegetarian Resource Group. This is an announcement list so subscriber messages are not accepted by the list. If you have a technical question about the list, please contact us at vrg@vrg.org. If you have any suggestions, ideas, or corrections to VRG-NEWS, please direct them to vrg@vrg.org. Thanks. If you are a new subscriber, you might enjoy reading past issues of VRG-NEWS online at

http://www.vrg.org/vrgnews/ ]

Please support our outreach and assistance to others Join VRG:

http://www.vrg.org/journal/subscribe.htm ]

Donate: [ https://www.givedirectcharity.org/donate/?cid=1565 ]

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vrg@vrg.orghttp://www.vrg.org ]

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P.O. Box 1463
Baltimore MD 21203 US
(410) 366-8343

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http://www.vrg.org/vrgnews/ ]

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The Vegetarian Resource Group
P.O. Box 1463
Baltimore, MD 21203
Phone: (410) 366-8343
FAX: (410) 366-8804
E-mail: vrg@vrg.org or to volunteer: brigette@vrg.org