The Boston Vegetarian Society seeks to help people, animals, and the environment by promoting a vegetarian way of life. We provide education, community, and outreach to encourage healthy plant-based eating and compassionate, earth-friendly living.
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Click on BVS Recipes to find the three delicious recipes featured in our subway and bus ads, plus links to more ideas for scrumptious dishes that will both nourish and delight you.
BVS organizes a variety of popular events, and we hope you will join in! We offer cooking classes, monthly speaker events and dinners, holiday events, author events, our summer Peace Abbey outing, and more! We organize the annual Boston Vegetarian Food Festival and do other outreach events as well. Our events are open and welcoming to vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike. View Events Calendar!
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- Monthly Vegan Cooking Classes. Have fun while learning to make healthy, scrumptious recipes, and share a fabulous vegan meal that we have learned to prepare together!
- Tips for Restaurant Owners. Entice vegetarian diners and their companions to your restaurant!
- See our listing of all of the vegetarian and vegan restaurants in Massachusetts.
How to Go Veg
View How to Go Vegetarian or Vegan to get you started and keep you going as a healthy, happy herbivore! Any steps you take in the direction of a more plant-based diet will benefit you, the earth, and the animals -- and BVS is here to help.
BVS is an all-volunteer organization. Membership and events are open to all. BVS began in 1986, is incorporated in Massachusetts as an educational non-profit, and has 501(c)3 tax-exempt status under the IRS. BVS is an affiliate member of the North American Vegetarian Society, the Vegetarian Union of North America, and the International Vegetarian Union. Read more about BVS...