Local Resources

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By Any Greens Necessary
Local blogger, nutritionist and author who hosts food demos and workshops around DC.

Como Water
Local food blog and consultant on veg-centric cuisine who also offers cooking workshops.

Washington DC's vegan blog, a resource for everything vegan in DC

Live Green
Live Green is membership organization that provides support to green businesses in DC and secures great discounts on green products and services for consumers.

The Veracious Vegan
Food blogger focused on vegan cuisine, chocolat, and vino in DC.

Vegan Sommelier
Local business offering hand-selected vegan wines through mail-order service.

Veggie Gourmet Cooking Classes, by Mimi Clark
Come take a course with this renowned vegan chef!

Veg Falls Church
Information on events, restaurants, and resources in and near Falls Church, VA.

Veg in DC
Vegan recipes, tips, and reviews from our nation's capital.

Cooking classes, shopping help, and more resources to support your transition to vegan eating.

Local Meetup Groups

DC Animal Advocates

DC, MD, and Northern Virginia Vegetarian Meetup Group

DC RAW (Chevy Chase, MD)

DC Vegan Drinks
A monthly offline social networking event for people interested in sharing veganism and advocating for animal rights.

Dulles Corridor Vegetarian Meetup Group (Sterling, VA)

Greater D.C. Animal Rights

Montgomery County Veg-up Group

Northern Virginia Raw Food Meetup Group (Arlington, VA)

Northern VA Vegetarian-Animal Rights Social Group (Reston, VA)

Organic Farm Meetup (Chevy Chase, MD)

Vegan Baking Swap

Vegetarian Society of DC Meetup Group

Washington DC Raw Food Group

Washington Farm Animals Meetup Group

Local Businesses

Natural, premium, and eco-friendly pet store. Located in Olney, MD.

Big Bad Woof
Essentials for the Socially Conscious Pet: Eco-friendly, fair trade, premium, organic snacks and supplies for your furry friends.

Dog Walking DC
"A caring dog-walking company in NW that will go above and beyond for your furry companions. They also provide special care for elderly, sick and disabled animals."

Green Earth Travel
Book your eco-friendly vegetarian trip today!

All-vegan products from artisans and non-profit organizations in India. All proceeds go to animal welfare organizations.

Lotus Makeup
Lotus Makeup, based in Washington DC, is your destination for reenergizing your beauty routine. We help you make compassionate choices by utilizing cruelty free beauty products for your wedding or any special occasion.

Max & Ruffy’s
Locally-owned vegan dog treat company! Find their products at Bark in Olney, MD and online.

A definite go-to store for all your vegan needs. Located in Rockville, MD.

Perfect Organics
All-vegan organic personal care products sold nationwide. Based in Merrifield, VA.

The Mystic Kitchen
Indian cooking classes located in Falls Church, VA

Whole Foods Market
Check your nearest Whole Foods for veg-friendly cooking classes.

National Resources

COK’s Vegetarian Starter Guide
Request a free Vegetarian Starter Guide from Compassion Over Killing!
An online guide to vegetarian restaurants around the world.
A community-maintained, world-wide guide to vegetarian and vegan restaurants, grocers, and more.
A great resource from Jack Norris, RD with tips on staying a healthy vegan.

Veg Guides in Other Cities
San Francisco Bay Area Vegetarians Ultimate Guide.
New York City’s online vegetarian restaurant guide and blog.
Rochester's online vegetarian guide.
Austin’s online vegetarian guide.
Baltimore’s online vegetarian guide.
Central Florida's online vegetarian guide
Colorado's online vegetarian guide
An online vegetarian guide for Frederick, Md.
Hawaii’s online vegetarian guide.
Illinois’s online vegetarian guide.
Kansas City’s online vegetarian guide.
Madison’s online vegetarian guide.
Vegan Guide to Prince Edward Island
Philadelphia’s online vegetarian guide.
Portland, Ore.’s online vegetarian guide.
San Diego’s online vegetarian guide.
Sarasota’s online vegetarian guide.
Seattle’s online vegetarian guide.
San Francisco’s online vegetarian guide.
Syracuse's online vegetarian guide.
Worcester's online vegetarian guide.
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