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Toronto Vegetarian Food Bank Adds A Kinder Option For People In Need

Apparently $100 buys a lot of vegetarian food. “We’ve been amazed when we go shopping and we’re buying bags of rice and lentils, how much stuff we have in our cart for $100,” says Matthew Noble, director of the Toronto Vegetarian Food Bank (TVFB), tells The Huffington Post Canada. The Toronto-based animal activist, along with other volunteers, just started the new program, motivated by what he sees as the lack of options for vegans and vegetarians at existing food banks in the city. …

Inspired by Jane Goodall, Vincent Tan says he is going vegetarian | Malaysia | Malay Mail Online

… 2015. — Picture by Choo Choy May A group photo of Jane Goodall (4th left), Tan Sri Vincent Tan (4th right), Datuk Sri Robin Tan (in coat), and other volunteers after the official launch of Roots & Shoots Malaysia, January 30, 2015. — Picture by Choo Choy May Jane Goodall listens to a question during a press conference after her talk at Berjaya Times Square, January 30, 2015. — Picture by Choo Choy May Jane Goodall gestures as she answers a question during the press conference after her …

Portobello and Beans Vegetarian Chili, Meatless Friday

The Garden Society at St. Francis Retreat Center in DeWitt, Michigan, had many volunteers and a core group of five women. The society began in 2005 and continues to this day. I retired from the group in 2013, leaving it in the competent hands of the dedicated Master Gardener, Ann. The garden society’s goal was (and still is) to build and maintain gardens of prayer and memorial on the 95 acre site. One of the first memorial gardens established in 2006 was the Stella Smythe Ornamental Grass …

Meals on Wheels adds vegetarian options to menu

… to homebound seniors daily and about 100 of those have requested an all-vegetarian diet.” Meals for homebound clients are cooked at the Meals on Wheels People Central Kitchen in Multnomah Village and shipped daily to neighborhood centers where they are heated and delivered by volunteers. Requests for vegetarian meals were not high enough to warrant creating a special meal package until recently, Washington said. “Baby boomers, who are accustomed to a variety of different menu options, are …

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