Welcome

Welcome!

Welcome to the website of the Vegetarian Society of Richmond, Virginia!  We are here to support you in pursuing a healthy, compassionate, earth-friendly vegetarian lifestyle.  Whether you are a committed vegan or just trying out a few vegetarian dishes, you are welcome here!  See our events page for a list of upcoming events.  We hope to see you soon!

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Vegetarian and vegan diets for cancer patients

An interesting article with evidence that vegans and vegetarians have reduced risk of cancer, and showing that cancer patients may benefit from vegan and vegetarian diets.

https://mesothelioma.net/vegetarian-vegan-diets-cancer-patients/

Environmental Benefits of a Vegetarian Diet

This article shows how even a slight reduction in meat eating, such as Meatless Mondays, has vast benefits for the planet.

11 Facts About Meatless Monday That Will Inspire You To Reach For The Veggies

All vegan retreat opening soon!

Grateful Meadows Vegan Retreat and Sanctuary is opening soon in West Point, Va.  This all-inclusive B&B will feature cozy tree houses, a 4 season salt water pool, hot tubs and special events.  It will provide a sanctuary for rescued farm animals and will host animal centered events and educational programs.  Just 50 minutes from RVA and 30 minutes from Williamsburg.  Stay turned for further developments at their facebook page.