Veg 101, as the name implies, is designed primarily for beginners, although even long-term vegetarians and vegans can benefit from the course. The material includes presentations on nutrition, sustainability, and the ethical issues surrounding diet, as well as cooking lessons about grains, legumes, tofu, tempeh, seitan, non-dairy cheeses, and more.
Class dates, times, and location:
Veg 101 classes will run from 6:30-8:45 PM every Sunday from March 7 to April 25 (no class on April 18). Each class features a one-hour lecture and one-hour cooking class, with samples served. View the complete course description at http://nwveg.org/veg101.php.
All classes will be at Whole Foods Market,1210 N.W. Couch Street. Students who park in the Whole Foods parking garage will receive validated parking for each class.
Fee and Registration:
The fee for the entire series, including the food, is $55, or $25 for those who meet low-income criteria. Pre-registration is required. To sign up, please contact our registrar, Susan, at 503-521-1941 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Special Membership Offer:
Northwest VEG members enjoy a discount at participating restaurants and other businesses while simultaneously supporting our mission to educate the community about the benefits of a plant-based diet. Our annual membership fee for individuals is only $20, and anyone who joins at the $35 level or higher will receive a complimentary one-year subscription to the award-winning VegNews magazine.
As a special incentive, we are offering Veg 101 students a $10 discount off any one-year membership with Northwest VEG. This special discount offer is good during registration and remains valid for 6 months after the student has completed the course.
About Northwest VEG:
Northwest VEG is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) group that supports healthier, more sustainable, compassionate food choices. Join us for the 2010 Portland VegFest, which will be held on September 18 and 19 at the Oregon Convention Center.
For more information about Northwest VEG, visit www.nwveg.org.