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The Vegetarian Resource Group

PO Box 1463

Baltimore, MD 21203


Vegan Outreach

211 Indian Drive

Pittsburgh, PA 15238


Vegan Action/Vegan Awareness Foundation

P.O. Box 7313

Richmond, VA 23221


The Vegan Society

Donald Watson House

21 Hylton Street


United Kingdom


Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

PO Box 6322

Washington, DC 20015


How to Be Vegan: Tips, Tricks, and Strategies for Cruelty-Free Eating, Living, Dating, Travel, Decorating, and More by Elizabeth Castoria. Muskogee, OK: Artisan, 2014.

The Vegetarian Way: Total Health for You and Your Family by Virginia Messina and Mark Messina. New York: Crown Trade Paperbacks, 1996.

The Ultimate Vegan Guide: Compassionate Living Without Sacrifice (Second Edition) by Erik Marcus. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2011.

Simply Vegan: Quick Vegetarian Meals by Debra Wasserman and Reed Mangels. Baltimore, MD: Vegetarian Resource Group, 1999.

May All Be Fed: A Diet for a New World by John Robbins and Jia Patton. New York: Avon Books, 1993.


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