Vegetarian Society of DC

Welcome to the Vegetarian Society of DC!
The Vegetarian Society of the District of Columbia (VSDC) promotes the benefits of vegetarianism through educational, community-building, and social activities throughout the DC metro area. We welcome people wherever they are on the path to an all-plant (vegan) diet.
VSDC Life-Affirming Thanksgiving
Join VSDC and celebrate Thanksgiving with us this year!. Our Life-Affirming Thanksgiving is an annual event that brings together vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike to enjoy compassionate and healthful all-vegan food in a wonderful social setting. Our programming includes a keynote speaker, live music, exciting door prizes, a silent auction fundraiser, and exhibitors.

Thursday, November 26, 2015, 12-4 pm
Hyatt Regency Bethesda
Registration is open
The spectacular, annual DC VegFest at Yards Park across from Nationals Park will take place on Saturday, October 3, from 11 am to 6 pm - rain or shine. Founded by the Vegetarian Society of DC in 1997 and hosted by our wonderful friends at Compassion Over Killing, this FREE festival highlights the many benefits and joys of choosing veganism. Join the fun!
The Vegetarian Society of DC is excited to revitalize its Cooking Classes!
The classes are completely vegan and at low cost, with a further discount for VSDC members. VSDC will include food demonstrations of three simple, creative, and healthy dishes, a Q&A, a short segment on good nutrition, food sampling of the prepared items, and time to mingle and socialize. See calendar on our Meetup page for upcoming classes.
VSDC events are open to all members and non-members, vegetarians, vegans, future vegetarians, casual vegetarians, and all others but we encourage you to join us to support vegetarian living in the DC area.

VSDC members receive our award-winning quarterly newsletter, VSDC News, and receive valuable discounts at many area restaurants and other businesses through our VSDC GreenRewards®  Discount Program. Welcome to our newest GreenRewards® members:
If you are looking for someone to speak about the benefits of vegetarianism at an event, consider our
Speakers' Bureau.

VSDC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and is governed by an all-volunteer elected Board of Directors. Additional volunteers perform much of the work of VSDC. Donations are gladly accepted.
Join the The Washington DC Area Vegan Meetup Group

See photos from:

VSDC Thanksgiving (Nov 2014)

DC VegFest (Sept 2014)

Other VSDC events
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Founded in 1927, VSDC is the nation's oldest continuously operating vegetarian society.
VSDC. Creating communities. For your health, the animals, and the planet.