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Welcome to the Vermont Vegetarian Guide

The Vegetarian Travel Guide includes vegetarian and vegan vacations, natural lifestyle and vegetarian festivals and expos, local vegan and vegetarian meetup groups, vegetarian spiritual centers, yoga ashrams, an annual Calendar of Events, and lots more. Have fun and enjoy your journey around Vermont!

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Oak Meadow - PO Box 1346, Brattleboro, VT 05302. 802-251-7250. Oak Meadow was founded in 1975 by Bonnie and Lawrence Williams, and over the past 34 years, Oak Meadow has grown into a thriving organization serving families and schools around the world. The founding philosophy has remained strong throughout our years of growth and today our courses set the standard for a creative, meaningful home-based education. We believe that homeschooling can play a significant role in creating a better world by helping children become strong, creative, independent human beings.
Gardeners Supply Company (right photo courtesy: Gardeners Supply) - 128 Intervale Rd., Burlington, VT. Phone: If you need immediate assistance, call 1-888-833-1412, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. EST. Gardener's Supply was founded in 1983 by a handful of enthusiastic Vermont gardeners. Today, we serve millions of gardeners nationwide, offering everything from seedstarting supplies and garden furniture to flower supports and garden carts.
NOFA VT: Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont
(left/center photos courtesy: NOFA Vermont) - PO Box 697, Richmond, VT 05477. NOFA-VT Office: 802-434-4122, VOF Certification Office: 802-434-3821. The Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont is a nonprofit association of farmers, gardeners, and consumers working to promote an economically viable and ecologically sound Vermont food system for the benefit of current and future generations. NOFA Vermont was founded in Putney in 1971, making it one of the oldest organic farming associations in the United States. Today, we are proud to have over 1200 members throughout the state and to certify over 580 farms and processors to the USDA National Organic Program Standards.

The Hempest - 137 St. Paul Street, Burlington, VT 05401. 802-658-6800. one of a kind outlet for all things hemp and beyond. We have the largest selection of organic hemp clothing, accessories, gear, paper, food and body care products found anywhere in the world. Since 1995, we have been committed to sourcing and producing clothing which is ethically and ecologically manufactured, and suits a wide variety of styles. Whether it's casual or formal, winter or summer, The Hempest hopes to provide you with an organic alternative for all your clothing needs.

Adamant Co-op - 1313 Haggett Rd., Adamant, VT 05640. 802-223-5760. Since its founding in 1935 it has served the surrounding area as grocery store, post office, art studio and home of the infamous Black Fly Festival. The Co-op is the hub of a vibrant community, joining us together as we stop for conversation while picking up our mail, volunteer in staffing the store, leave notes for each other in the community box, pick up a gallon of milk, or indulge in a quick chocolate fix. Surrounded by waterfalls and ponds, and next to the Adamant Music School and QuarryWorks Theatre, the Co-op is a wonderful destination for a meandering bike ride or drive.
Brattleboro Food Co-op - 2 Main St., Brattleboro, VT 05301. 802-257-0236. The Brattleboro Food Co-op was formed in 1975 as a small buying club. Today, the Co-op is a 11,500 square foot natural foods market that is enjoyed by the greater Brattleboro community.
City Market | Onion River Co-op
(right photo courtesy: City Market/Onion River Co-op) - 82 South Winooski Ave., Burlington, VT 05401-3621. 802-861-9700. City Market, Onion River Co-op, is a 16,000 sq. ft. community-owned food cooperative located in beautiful downtown Burlington, Vermont. City Market is Burlington's only downtown grocery store, open 363 days per year from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. City Market provides a critical service to the residents of Burlington and the larger community by providing conventional, organic and local products at a fair price to all. Over 3,000 customers pass through our doors each day in search of the quality products offered by City Market.
Buffalo Mountain Co-op - 30 South Main St., Hardwick, VT 05843. 802-472-6020. The Buffalo Mountain Food Co-operative Inc, is a not-for-profit corporation owned by its members. Our purpose is to provide to our membership and greater community, whole foods and other products, which are grown or made with the health and well-being of our planet and its inhabitants in mind.
Middlebury Natural Foods Co-op - 9 Washington St., Middlebury, VT 05753. 802-388-7276. Hours: open 7 days a week 8am to 7pm.
Hunger Mountain Co-operative - 623 Stone Cutters Way, Montpelier, VT 05602. 802-223-8000. Nestled on the banks of the Winooski River in Montpelier, Vermont, Hunger Mountain Co-op, a member-owned cooperative, offers a wide selection of natural foods and products, as well as a full service deli-cafe with prepared dishes for here and to go. However, the Co-op is more than just a place to buy healthy food; we are a community resource that promotes nutritional awareness, local sustainability and environmental responsibility in the Central Vermont community.
The Plainfield Co-op - 153 Main St., Plainfield, VT 05667. 802-454-8579. In the old Grange Hall behind the fire house in downtown Plainfield is one of the oldest (and we think hippest) food co-ops on the East Coast. For 35 years, we've served generations of Vermonters who share our belief in community, political awareness, and, of course, the freshest local and organic food.
Putney Food Co-op (left photo courtesy: Putney Co-op) - 8 Carol Brown Way, Putney, VT 05346. 802-387-5866. Hours: Monday-Saturday 7:30 am-8:00 pm; Sunday 8:00 am-8:00 pm. Celebrating 65 Years in Business! Shopping at the Co-op is more of a social event than a daily chore; neighbors can meet each other, catch up on local events, or find something of interest on the bulletin board. In 1992, the Co-op membership purchased land and built our beautiful 4,000 square foot store. We plan to be here, growing and changing with Putney, for the next 65 years and beyond!
Rutland Area Food Co-op - 77 Wales St., Rutland, VT 05738. 802-773-0737. Hours: Mon-Sat 9am-7pm, Sunday 10am-5pm. Our mission is to provide affordable access to natural, whole foods and products to the Rutland Area Community; provide a market for local and regional producers of natural, minimally processed products; provide a community-building and educational center where people can work, shop, and learn together; and support and work cooperatively with other individuals and organizations whose purposes are similar to those of the Co-op.
Springfield Food Co-op - 335 River Street (Rt. 106), Springfield, VT 05156. 802-885-3363. The Springfield Food Co-op is a member-owned natural foods grocery store serving the area in and around Springfield, Vermont. It has operated successfully since 1992, providing its members and the region with a complete line of wholesome foods and consumer products that encourage a healthy lifestyle and minimum impact on the environment. The Co-op purchases a variety of local products and fosters connections with many area farmers and suppliers to encourage a sustainable economy.
Upper Valley Food Co-op - 193 North Main Street, White River Junction, VT 05001. 802-295-5804. Hours: 9 am - 8 pm Weekdays and Saturday ; 11 am - 5 pm Sunday. We are a small natural foods co-op serving the greater Upper Valley area since 1976. A community market, cooperatively owned by approximately 1100 of our friends and neighbors, we offer a unique atmosphere, friendly environment and excellent customer service. Our produce is mainly organic; our products as a whole are primarily organic or natural.

International Herb Symposium - East Barre, VT. The International Herb Symposium is well known for representing a wide range of ideas, beliefs, and the various ways we have of working with healing plants from shamanic and folklore to ethnobotanical, clinical and scientific. We think the teachers and classes we've chosen for this year's IHS represent some of the great diversity found amongst herbalists and herbalism.
New England Women's Herbal Conference - E. Barre, VT. The Women's Herbal Conference features over 60 workshops for all levels of interest and experience. Workshops focus on women's health, herbal crafts, medicine making, plant identification walks and many hands-on demonstrations. Included also is an amazing evening of women talent, a great barter faire, ceremonial mask making, the annual henna party, canoeing, and many other joyful, playful and inspiring events!

VFMA | Vermont Farmers Market Association - The purpose of the VFMA is to encourage and establish successful farmers' markets in Vermont that enhance direct marketing opportunities for market vendors while building direct connections between vendors and local consumers.

Spice & Nice - 223 North St., Bennington, VT 05201. 802-442-8365.
Nature's Market - 303 Center Hill Rd., Mancheste Center, VT 05255. 802-362-0033.
Natural Provisions Market - 329 Harvest Lane, Suite 100 Williston, VT 05495. 802-876-1400.
Healthy Living Market & Cafe - 222 Dorset St., South Burlington, VT 05403. 802-863-2569. Hours: 8am-9pm, 7 days. Here's what they say on their website, "a wild and wonderful world of the freshest, highest-quality organic produce you'll find anywhere".

Samadhi Cushions and Store (right photo courtesy: Samadhi Cushions) - 30 Church St. (Box INT), Barnet, VT 05821. Phone: check website. Since 1975, we have been making quality meditation cushions, such as the kapok zafu and buckwheat zafu. Our zabuton mat and zafu cushion are available in several sizes and 13 different colors. We have five models of Meditation Bench, including three types of Seiza Kneeling Meditation Benches.
Heart of Vermont (left photo courtesy: Heart of Vermont) - P.O. Box 612, Barre, VT 05641. 800-639-4123. Organic top mattresses, mattress pads, pillows, bathroom & kitchen products, comforters & lots more!
Green Mountain Diaper Corp. - 74 Cotton Mill Hill A220, Brattleboro, VT 05301. 

Gourmet Greens (photos courtesy: Gourmet Greens) -198 Dodge Rd., Chester, VT 05143. 802-875-3820. Gourmet Greens is a grower and shipper of soil grown fresh wheatgrass and salad greens. Since 1982 we have been supplying health food stores, juice bars and individuals with Vermont certified organic fresh wheatgrass, pea and radish greens and also wheatgrass juicers.
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Karme Choling (left photo courtesy: Karme Choling ) - RR 1, Box 3, Barnet, VT 05821. 802-633-2384. Karme Choling is a Shambhala Buddhist retreat center, the oldest of six such centers in North America and Europe. We host meditation retreats, study seminars, and training programs designed to bring the benefits of meditation to all aspects of life Karme Choling s located on approximately 600 acres of rolling hills in northeastern Vermont. The center features seven meditation halls, a Zen archery range, an organic garden, private and shared rooms, and full dining facilities. We enjoy warm summers, spectacular New England fall foliage, crisp, snowy winters, and beautiful, temperate spring seasons.
Sunray Meditation Society
(right photo courtesy: Sunray Meditation Society ) - P.O. Box 269, Bristol, VT 05443. 802-453-4610. Sunray Meditation Society is an international spiritual society dedicated to planetary peace. Its purpose is to manifest the Native American ideal of Circle Mind (the thought of all beings as relatives in the field of life), that we may create a world of harmony upon the Earth and throughout the Family of Life. Our mission is to preserve and share teachings of the Peacemaker from the Cherokee tradition and methods of peacemaking of the Tibetan Buddhist spiritual tradition. Venerable Dhyani Ywahoo, also recognized as Pema Sangzin Khandro, is founder and Spiritual Director of Sunray Meditation Society and Principle Chief of the Green Mountain Ani Yun Wiwa Band of the Tsalagi or Cherokee People. For the last 3 decades, Venerable Dhyani has also been involved in training peace makers and mediators, and in designing effective methods of reconciliation.

Note: (VF)=Vegetarian Friendly, *=Vegetarian, **=Vegan , ***= Raw Food
Harvest Moon Bed & Breakfast * (Photo courtesy: Harvest Moon B&B) - 1659 North Grove Street, Rutland, VT 05701. 802-773-0889. A classic 1835 Vermont farmhouse surrounded by acres of open pasture and woodlands with spectacular views of the Green Mountains. After a day of hiking, canoeing, antiquing or sightseeing, relax in the parlor with a cup of hot tea, or enjoy a sunset from the wraparound porch.

Vermont Vegetarian Society * - Judy Miner, Coordinator, 562 Pond Road, N. Ferrisburg, VT 05473. 802-453-3945. The VVS has been promoting healthy, humane, earth-friendly eating since 1989. We distribute literature on vegetarianism and hold potlucks and other events where people can enjoy vegetarian food and socialize with others who are interested in vegetarianism. We also offer for sale a small selection of excellent vegetarian cookbooks not readily available in bookstores.




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