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COUNTDOWN TO THE GREAT AMERICAN MEATOUT

For the People, for the Environment, for the Animals: Please join us on Friday March 20th, 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM in Pioneer Square, downtown Portland for this annual event! Free vegan goodies!
It's three more days until the 25th Annual GREAT AMERICAN MEATOUT! Great news! Each of us has a powerful tool for positive change three times a day. At every meal, we have the opportunity to make the world a better place by "kicking the meat habit" and transitioning toward a vegan diet. Here are some of the benefits: -Reduced risk of heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes and other preventable diseases that kill 1.4 million Americans annually; -Reduced world hunger by increasing the availability of grains and soybeans; Reduced deforestation and pollution of water supplies by animal waste; -Reduced global warming: animal agriculture is the #1 producer of greenhouse gases; -Reduced animal suffering in factory farms and slaughterhouses (50 billion animals worldwide-suffer from birth to death, annually). Please join us on Friday, March 20th, 2009 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM in Pioneer Square in downtown Portland! Try our tasty vegan food and meet new friends!