Links to Vegetarian Resources
Here is a small selection of Web sites that we recommend. Please see our
discount program for
additional businesses who are likely to take a veg-friendly approach.
Natural Choice Directory of Washington State
The Natural Choice Directory is your
local "Healthy Yellow Pages" for green and holistic businesses and services in
the Puget Sound area and beyond.
Now you can start putting nutrition to work for better health.
NutritionMD is here to help. This Web
site provides information for both health care providers and consumers on the
role good nutrition plays in overall health, as well as how it relates to the
prevention and treatment of specific conditions. You can also find guides on how
to make over your diet, answers to specific nutrition questions, and delicious
General Vegetarian Information:
This group has a fantastic range of information on vegetarian and vegan recipes,
vegetarian and vegan nutrition information, vegetarian and vegan cookbooks,
Vegetarian Journal excerpts, vegetarian travel information, vegetarian and vegan
brochures, and even a Vegetarian Game. Enjoy!
The American Vegan Society is a nonprofit educational membership organization
teaching a compassionate way of living that includes veganism. They produce a
quarterly magazine, The American Vegan, which discusses the philosophy of
compassionate living, and the practical aspects of the vegan lifestyle.
Hundreds of Vegetarian groups and societies are affiliated to the International
Vegetarian Union. This site lists them all, and provides in depth articles on
every aspect of vegetarian lifestyles from around the world.
Nutrition Advice in the Puget Sound Area:
If you have concerns about your diet, or need specific nutritional advice,
we recommend the following professionals, both of whom are associates of
Vegetarians of Washington:
Sandi Kaplan (formerly Britton) - MS RD
Nutrition consulting - registered dieticians & certified nutritionists
7310 E Greenlake Dr N., Seattle - 206.551.3407
Susan Gins, MS - Certified Nutritionist
Personalized nutrition counseling
2915 E Madison #200, Seattle - 206.328.4488
Shopping for Vegetarian Food in the Puget Sound Area:
PCC Natural Markets and
Central Co-op both make a special effort to provide
all-natural, mostly organic foods, with a huge range of foods suitable for
vegetarian and vegan diets.
PCC has locations throughout the Puget Sound, in Fremont, Greenlake, Issaquah,
Kirkland, Seward Park, View Ridge and West Seattle. It is a full-line natural
foods grocery with resources for healthy living. Their website has all kinds of
information about the latest foods they have on offer, cooking classes, hot
topics of the day, advice on the use of supplements and vitamins, etc.
Located on East Madison in Seattle, this is very much a community based natural
foods store. Their product selection is driven by not only what sells but by
customers' requests whenever possible. This receptiveness and responsiveness to
customer needs is one of their strengths and distinguishes them from traditional
If you’re looking for a vegetarian date or a roommate, this is the largest and
most popular vegetarian and vegan dating service. One couple who met through
VeggieDate, held their first date at a Vegetarians of Washington Monthly Dining
Event, and a year later, they were married!