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Welcome to WikiProject Veganism and Vegetarianism. Wikipedians have formed this collaboration resource and group dedicated to improving Wikipedia's coverage of veganism and vegetarianism and the organization of information and articles on this topic. This page and its subpages contain their suggestions and various resources; it is hoped that this project will help to focus the efforts of other Wikipedians interested in the topic. If you would like to help, please add yourself as a participant in the project, inquire on the talk page, and see the to-do list, below.

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  • Educate users about veganism and vegetarianism
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Articles that need work[edit]

Article What needs to be done? Current status
American Vegan Society Needs citations, --BrikDuk (talk) 19:11, 26 July 2020 (UTC) - needs some colorful photographs, maybe an informative chart MaynardClark (talk) 01:08, 27 July 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply] Citations added
Cat food Article needs review of wording that may (intentionally) bias the readership against seriously considering the hard, inescapable REASONS FOR plant-based diets for companion animals. Not completed
Eastern Orthodox Church, Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church Eastern Orthodox Church Needs explanation of quasi vegan fasting. Romanian Orthodox Christians eat a quasivegan diet on Wednesdays and Fridays, and during lent periods, totalling over 200 days a year (de post / postul). Check out Huffpost reporting and Romanian Orthodox websites 1 2 specifying the diet. They both cite an orthodox catechism book in Romanian, #2 has the full reference. Fasting diets might be similar in other orthodox churches. (Quasi?)vegan fasting also exists in Ethiopia (NPR article), and the Ethiopian Tewahedo Church article should reflect this. Trimton (talk) 01:02, 2 April 2021 (UTC) I have met numerous Greek Orthodox and Russian Orthodox clergy who have been vegan during Lent. This text could be started in an article on 'vegan for Lent'. MaynardClark (talk) 02:10, 13 August 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply] Added to Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church. Still needs to be added to |Eastern Orthodox Church.
Economic vegetarianism Has no substantive mention of veganism; unassessed article; discussions on talk page. https://moneyweek.com/499842/the-economic-consequences-of-veganism MaynardClark (talk) 12:53, 16 August 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply] Not completed
Founders of alt-meat companies Biographical articles should be developed about Marco Bertacca, CEO of Quorn Foods; Ryan Pandya, Cofounder and CEO, Perfect Day; Takoua Debeche Chief Research & Innovation Officer, Danone North America; and Karuna Rawal, CMO, Nature's Fynd; MaynardClark (talk) 21:52, 22 June 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply] Not completed (or even started) - Pages already exist for Patrick O. Brown, Founder and CEO, Impossible Foods and Ethan Brown (businessman), founder of Beyond Meat.
Gordon Ramsay Gordon Ramsay Is Now A Spokesperson For A Vegan Milk Brand. This should be noted.[1] Not completed
Johnstown, Pennsylvania Johnstown, Pennsylvania is - and has long been the physical site of - the site of the annual NAVS Vegan Summerfest. The Johnstown, Pennsylvania article should be 'adopted' by this project. Article needs expansion of this theme - perhaps as a section on famous events in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Volunteers should step forward and help develop a draft article; I would be willing to host a draft text for Johnstown PA subarticle for the annual NAVS vegetarian conference, which began in 1975 with the IVU's 23rd World Vegetarian Congress in Orono, Maine, where the North American Vegetarian Society was imagined and organized. AVS (American Vegan Society was the US host for IVU's biennial World Vegetarian Congress (International Vegetarian Union) (23rd World Vegetarian Congress). H. Jay Dinshah Freya Dinshah Helen Nearing Scott Nearing MaynardClark (talk) 20:16, 9 August 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply] Not yet started - Volunteers should step forward and help develop draft text for Johnstown PA article.
David L. Katz Article needs expansion of his research on plant-based diets. User on talk-page objects to Katz being added to the WikiProject Veganism and Vegetarianism (see talk-page discussion). Not completed
Hope Sawyer Buyukmihci Ned Buyukmihci and his sister Nerim were lifelong vegans, children of Hope Sawyer Buyukmihci and her husband of the Unexpected Wildlife Refuge[2], featured often in Ahimsa, publication of the American Vegan Society. Articles about Ned's sister Nerim and his parents, Hope Sawyer Buyukmihci, and the Unexpected Wildlife Refuge (which nurtured Ned Buyukmihci), should be developed, as should be a page about lifelong vegans who have been studied and discussed at length by AVS.MaynardClark (talk) 17:18, 5 November 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply] Not yet fully contemplated
Liste des organisations végétariennes French language 'List of vegetarian organizations' which could use enhancements. Our WikiProject must be developed in each of the languages where this WikiProject would be developed and managed. Not yet assessed, nor have project volunteers been found for each incipient non-English WikiProject. Not yet started - Volunteers should step forward and help develop a draft article.
Meat analogue Needs updates Not completed
Courtney Boyd Myers - founder of Akua (vegan kelp burgers) Is she vegetarian or vegan? If so, can this article be included in this project? MaynardClark (talk) 17:21, 16 July 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply] Not completed
NAVS Vegan Summerfest The WikiProject needs this article to be developed. Volunteers should step forward and help develop a draft article; I would be willing to host a draft text for Johnstown PA subarticle for the annual NAVS vegetarian conference, which began in 1975 with the IVU's 23rd World Vegetarian Congress in Orono, Maine, where the North American Vegetarian Society was imagined and organized. AVS (American Vegan Society was the US host for IVU's biennial World Vegetarian Congress (International Vegetarian Union) (23rd World Vegetarian Congress). H. Jay Dinshah Freya Dinshah Helen Nearing Scott Nearing MaynardClark (talk) 20:16, 9 August 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply] Not yet started - Volunteers should step forward and help develop a draft article. Perhaps work NAVS Summerfest into Draft done, but not all recipients appear in the list: Worked into the NAVS article. Not notable enough as as standalone. Polish finished product. Perhaps work NAVS Summerfest into article ALSO (note that 2 summerfests were canceled because of pandemic, and that the NAVS vegetarian summer conference name was changed twice, once to NAVS Vegetarian Summerfest and then to NAVS Vegan Summerfest article ALSO (note that 2 summerfests were canceled because of pandemic, and that the NAVS vegetarian summer conference name was changed twice, once to NAVS Vegetarian Summerfest and then to NAVS Vegan Summerfest).
North American Vegetarian Society (NAVS) Article developed on 10/1 (WVD). Volunteers should draft text for Johnstown PA paragraph for the annual NAVS vegetarian conference, which began in 1975 with the IVU's 23rd World Vegetarian Congress in Orono, Maine, where the North American Vegetarian Society was imagined and organized. AVS (American Vegan Society was the US host for IVU's biennial World Vegetarian Congress (International Vegetarian Union) (23rd World Vegetarian Congress). H. Jay Dinshah Freya Dinshah Helen Nearing Scott Nearing MaynardClark (talk) 20:16, 9 August 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply] Not yet started - Volunteers should step forward and help develop a draft draft text for Johnstown, Pennsylvania article's paragraph for the annual NAVS vegetarian conference, which cannot be done until the Summerfest text is incorporated into the NAVS article OR becomes its own standalone article.
Plant milk Needs a (small) section on World Plant Milk Day (August 22), which has been going on since 2019 (3 years now). Slogans are #TheFutureIsDairyFree and "Take the 7-day dairy-free challenge."[3][4][5][6][7][8][9]

Celebrities include Olivia Fox Cabane, the organiser of the Alternative Protein Summit and Founder & CEO of The Global Alternative Food Awards (GAFAs), and developer of The Protein Landscape.

Sponsors seem to have featured Oatly, Califia Farms, and Milkadamia in 2020 (but not Planet Oat, Chobani Oatmilk, or other plantmilks). The event is publicized by Plant Based News, and the event's website is: https://www.worldplantmilkday.com/

World Plant Milk Day (WPMD) as August 22 was first celebrated in 2017.[10][11][12]

Not completed
Plant Based News Plant Based News sponsors World Plant Milk Day (August 22), which has been going on since 2019 (3 years now), and the article needs a small section on the event. Slogans are #TheFutureIsDairyFree and "Take the 7-day dairy-free challenge."[13][14][15][16][17][18][19]

Celebrities include Olivia Fox Cabane, the organiser of the Alternative Protein Summit and Founder & CEO of The Global Alternative Food Awards (GAFAs), and developer of The Protein Landscape.

The Plant Based News annual event seems to have featured Oatly, Califia Farms, and Milkadamia in 2020 (but not Planet Oat, Chobani Oatmilk, or other plantmilks). The event's website is: https://www.worldplantmilkday.com/ PBN published in 2020 that "WPMD is running in partnership between Plant Based News and health advocacy organization Switch4Good. The initiative is sponsored by Califia Farms." The owner of Califia Farms died in 2020.[20]

Not completed
Semi-vegetarianism A history section of semi-vegetarian diets might be a good idea to add. I have managed to locate some of the earliest books on the topic. Jean Hewitt's International Meatless Cookbook, promoted a "part-time vegetarian diet" in 1980. Psychologist Guy (talk) 15:43, 22 August 2020 (UTC); Photographs needed; VB6 (vegan before six pm); macrobiotics, flexitarianism, religious fasting and religious vegetarianism during Lent and other periodsReply[reply] Not completed
Soy curls The whole article was basically how to prepare them. I have deleted most of it and it is looking a bit empty. Nutritional info, production, and history would be good things to add. I have added an two infoboxes, {{Infobox food}} and {{Infobox nutritional value}}, so that is done. I created a history section, but couldn't find much about them except that they were created around the year 2000 by Butler Foods. I don't know if there is much more to add. A better picture would be nice, and perhaps some information about production. I have moved it from Stub to Start
Taran Noah Smith More on his life beyond his California-based non-dairy cheese manufacturer and restaurant, Playfood, specializing in vegan and organic foods, which he and his ex-wife [Heidi van Pelt​​ (m. 2001; div. 2007)] formed in 2005.[21] If Heidi van Pelt​​ is also vegan, she is a 'person of interest' in this 'vegan historical unfolding'! She is known as 'American Vegan Chef' so she is 'into it!'[22] At the age of 17, Smith married Heidi van Pelt on April 27, 2001. The marriage sparked much controversy due to the couple's age difference, as van Pelt was 16 years older. The couple filed for divorce on February 2, 2007.[23] Not completed
Timeline of cellular agriculture Plant-based meats may not be cellular agriculture, and maybe a distinct and separate 'timeline of plant-based meats' could be developed, but maybe more should be said in this article about the distinct and parallel history of developments of plant-based meats. Not completed
Vegan Hall of Fame (formerly Vegetarian Hall of Fame) of North American Vegetarian Society (NAVS) - https://navs-online.org/purposes-programs/hall-of-fame/ North American Vegetarian Society's Vegetarian Hall of Fame (since 1990), where most inductees already have a Wikipedia article.[24]
Ensure that, where an inductee (since 1990) has a Wikipedia article, this honorary distinction from NAVS is mentioned (and cited with link above).
Draft done, but not all recipients appear in the list: Worked into the NAVS article. Not notable enough as as standalone. Polish finished product. Perhaps work NAVS Summerfest into article ALSO (note that 2 summerfests were canceled because of pandemic, and that the NAVS vegetarian summer conference name was changed twice, once to NAVS Vegetarian Summerfest and then to NAVS Vegan Summerfest.
The Vegan Museum (formerly National Vegetarian Museum)[25] In Chicago, Illinois area - relatively new - significant efforts to collect vegetarian and vegan memorabilia. Focuses on Story Map of Illinois’ Role in U.S. Vegetarian History http://www.VeganMuseum.org Article started and major news coverage added as refs
Veganism Needs discussion of zoonotic disease (animal disease that transmits to humans and whose spread is fastened by livestock breeding and hunting) as a motivator for veganism (e. g. avian and swine flu, MERS, Ebola, Covid, BSE). See Michael Greger talk and reports by Cambridge University, One Health, Surge activism, ProVeg International... You can start with the discussion in Intensive animal farming.Trimton (talk) 02:29, 15 March 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply] Unstarted
Veganuary Impact of Veganuary: FARM's The Great American Meatout (March 20th) invited the general public to kick the meat habit (for life, for health, for the animals, for the ecosystem, for a variety of reasons) - and the termination of the agreement was left open-ended (usually it was read as a one-day commitment). Is there room in the article to include this note? MaynardClark (talk) 17:02, 30 December 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply] Unstarted
Vegetarian and vegan symbolism Are these markings 'symbols' in any commonly-used sense (rather than certifications or labels)? Article (i) covers very few of the labels previously or currently used, or attempted, and (b) needs history section, and (iii) seems half-hearted in its scope. Needs discussion of 'cruelty-free products' labeling (e.g. PETA, commercial innovators, business efforts (failed and successful), etc.
Vegetarianism by country Globalise. Most countries are not mentioned. The Asia section, for instance, describes only China, India, Israel, Singapore, Thailand, and Taiwan. Needs e. g.  Indonesia,  Bangladesh,  Pakistan,  Japan, and  Philippines. The South and Central America section is until now limited to Brazil. Delete countries as you add them

References

  1. ^ Webber J. Gordon Ramsay Is Now A Spokesperson For A Vegan Milk Brand. PlantBased News. 30th July 2021
  2. ^ Gravitz M. The joys and sorrows of owning a wildlife refuge: The story of Hope Sawyer Buyukmihci. Jan-Feb 1986. Whole Life-New York
  3. ^ Calling All Plant Milk Fans: Plantbased Leader Seeks Volunteers, Chance to Get Involved With Exciting Project. Vegconomist. August 10, 2020. Accessed August 21, 2021.
  4. ^ World Plant Milk Day Launches 2020 Campaign with Celebrity Backing, Vegconomist. August 17, 2020. Accessed August 21, 2021.
  5. ^ World Plant Milk Day Facebook page. Facebook. Accessed August 21, 2021.
  6. ^ Introducing the Vegconomist World Plant Milk Day Series! Vegconomist. August 17, 2020. Accessed August 21, 2021.
  7. ^ World Plant Milk Day Finale: Introducing The Global Plant Milk Brand Landscape. Vegconomist. August 22, 2020. Accessed August 21, 2021.
  8. ^ Cabane OF. The Plant-Based Milk Map - BETA. Web Archived in The Wayback Machine. 25 Oct 2020 - 31 May 2021.
  9. ^ Take Two Celebrates World Plant Milk Day: “We’re Thrilled to Help Spread the Word”. Vegconomist. August 17, 2020. Accessed August 21, 2021.
  10. ^ World Plant Milk Day 2019 – Global Campaign Will Promote Benefits Of Ditching Dairy. PlantBased News. 18th July 2019Updated 1st October 2020
  11. ^ World Plant Milk Day Returns Today. Vegconomist. August 22, 2018
  12. ^ Lupo L. World Plant-Milk Day Celebrated with Fast Facts: In celebration of World Plant Milk Day, Upfield, manufacturer of Country Crock, disseminated trending facts. Quality Assurance Magazine. August 22, 2019. Accessed August 21, 2021.
  13. ^ Calling All Plant Milk Fans: Plantbased Leader Seeks Volunteers, Chance to Get Involved With Exciting Project. Vegconomist. August 10, 2020. Accessed August 21, 2021.
  14. ^ World Plant Milk Day Launches 2020 Campaign with Celebrity Backing, Vegconomist. August 17, 2020. Accessed August 21, 2021.
  15. ^ World Plant Milk Day Facebook page. Facebook. Accessed August 21, 2021.
  16. ^ Introducing the Vegconomist World Plant Milk Day Series! Vegconomist. August 17, 2020. Accessed August 21, 2021.
  17. ^ World Plant Milk Day Finale: Introducing The Global Plant Milk Brand Landscape. Vegconomist. August 22, 2020. Accessed August 21, 2021.
  18. ^ Cabane OF. The Plant-Based Milk Map - BETA. Web Archived in The Wayback Machine. 25 Oct 2020 - 31 May 2021.
  19. ^ Take Two Celebrates World Plant Milk Day: “We’re Thrilled to Help Spread the Word”. Vegconomist. August 17, 2020. Accessed August 21, 2021.
  20. ^ Switch4Good. The Harmful Side Effects Of Whey Protein: Whey protein is not needed to 'get swole', and it’s not worth risking the side effects. August 6, 2020. Accessed August 21, 2021
  21. ^ Liberatore, Paul (May 7, 2015). "Marin mother of 'Home Improvement' child star writes book warning of 'sharks' in show business". Marin Independent Journal.
  22. ^ Salimon A. Meet Heidi Van Pelt, Ex-wife of former American child actor, Taran Noah Smith. Naija Super Fans. January 16, 2021
  23. ^ "Taran Noah Smith".[dead link]
  24. ^ "Vegetarian Hall of Fame". North American Vegetarian Society.
  25. ^ "The Vegan Museum". The Vegan Museum.

Articles nominated for merging[edit]

Articles nominated for deletion[edit]

[User:Historyday01|Historyday01]] (talk) 05:31, 27 September 2020 (UTC) "Closed: The result was keep." BrikDuk (talk) 18:08, 15 October 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Translation efforts[edit]

Develop versions of this project in major human languages: French, Mandarin Chinese, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, etc. Each companion language-based project should contribute to enhancing the articles in the other languages.

Recruit bilingual and multilingual Wikipedians from language groups other than English who are interested in translating this project's English-language Wikipedia articles into non-English languages.

Article Translations of Articles into non-English languages Current status
French Vegetarian Society The English-language article: Sociéte Végétarienne de Paris - has been translated into French: https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soci%C3%A9t%C3%A9_v%C3%A9g%C3%A9tarienne_de_France The discussion (within THAT Wikipedia article) needs to (a) include that French language article as part of this WikiProject Veganism and Vegetarianism, and (b) correct the links (so that they work).

Search Wikipedia for articles that lack an English version (using the Tool Forge digital tool:

References

Articles[edit]

Featured content[edit]

Candidates[edit]

New articles[edit]

Suggested articles[edit]

Books[edit]

Campaigns and Movements[edit]

  • This might not meet notability, but an article on meat abolition—this is more of a movement in France (1, 2, 3) - See Gary Francione
  • Beyond Beef, the Jeremy Rifkin and Howard Lyman campaign which demonstrated at thousands of McDonald's sites asking them to introduce veggie burgers on their menu. Randy Kryn (talk) 19:48, 2 August 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • Evidence-based advocacy - prioritizing the use of the sciences relevant to the points to be made, in face of sometimes embarrassing statements made by advocates whose full worldview on the topic had not yet been develop before they spoke out. [IMO the advocates of EBA were not always, themselves, infallible or normative, although they appear(ed) to speak authoritatively. MaynardClark (talk) 19:09, 10 June 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • Vegan companion animals[1][2][3][4][5]
  • Veganizing (conventional) restaurant menus
  • Types of vegan advocacy by nation (not all in North America) - religious and spiritual, ethical and moral, environmental, health (science-based or otherwise-motivated)

References

  1. ^ "Over 25% Of People Feed Their Companion Cats And Dogs A Vegan Diet, Says Poll". Plant Based News. March 20, 2019.
  2. ^ "HOME". petfoodinnovation.info.
  3. ^ "Vegan animal diets: facts and myths". The Vegan Society.
  4. ^ Brown WY et al. An experimental meat-free diet maintained haematological characteristics in sprint-racing sled dogs. Brit J Nutr 2009; 102: 1318–1323.
  5. ^ Wakefield LA, Shofer FS, MIchel KE. Evaluation of cats fed vegetarian diets and attitudes of their caregivers. J Amer Vet Med Assoc 2006; 229(1): 70-73.

Famous Vegetarian Animals[edit]

"Little Tyke", the vegetarian lioness. A YouTube video retelling the story - with photographs - is also available. [1][2][3][4][5][6][7]

Historical[edit]

Themes and/or Trends in Vegetarian History - Groups in past history advocating abstinence from eating parts of animals

  • Rubin Abramowitz (born c. 1885; 20th century vegan who with Catherine Nimmo founded early vegan society. I met Rubin Abramowitz (a tall, good-looking, clear-skinned man) in the 1980s. Was he an engineer? He donated money to vegan causes and organizations.[1][2][3] "*Abramowitz, an imprisoned conscientious objector to war (WW II), had become a cook to make it easier for the kitchen to provide vegan meals. His story, Semple’s, and others appear in Here’s Harmlessness: An Anthology of Ahimsa edited by H. Jay Dinshah and published by AVS in 1964."MaynardClark (talk) 19:01, 6 October 2021 (UTC) Plenty of online links to Rubin Abramowitz stored in Catherine Nimmo article. Writing the article requires merely an author.Reply[reply]
  • History of vegan (and vegetarian) certification programs. Vegan Australia Certified program does this 'down under'
  • List of Animal Activists Killed While Protesting - The most recent example would be Regan Russell who was killed June 19, 2020 in Canada outside a slaughterhouse by a trucking driver. Other activists killed because of protesting against animal killing have thus included Jill Phipps, Chico Mendes, Karel Van Noppen, Stuart Fairlie, Mike Hill, and Tom Warby.[4] [5] This would be related from an academic perspective or investigation of such to this category [1] .
  • Seventh-Day Adventist (SDA) contributions to plant-based foods (plantmilks, grain coffees, mock-meats, etc.) in the 19th and 20th centuries.[6][7]
  • History of vegan and vegetarian literature, including a section on poetry. This 1813 poem is a good example.

Vegan companion animals[edit]

  • Toys for vegan dogs and vegan cats: Whimsies, Nylabone, and V-Dog make chew toys. Whimsies is NOT the Whimsies from Wade Ceramics, which are porcelain animal figures.
  • Ongoing vegan pet food research: history, drivers of ongoing research, developing thresholds and social implications of the research. Will plant-based meats development eventually feed companion and cages animals (e.g. zoos), including felines and big cats.[1]
  • Plant-Based Dog Health Study - The Plant-Based Dog Health Study is being conducted from the newest veterinary school in the United States, Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, California, which publicly expresses a humane philosophy of animal care in research and practice.[2][3][4][5][6]

Vegetarian Lifestyle and Health Therapeutic Organizations[edit]

Veg Events[edit]

  • Boston Vegetarian Food Festival[1]
  • Maine VegFest - page was deleted (Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Maine VegFest)
  • Mountain VegFest
  • New England VegFest
  • NAVS Summerfest
  • Toronto Vegetarian Food Fair - Oldest land-based locally-oriented vegetarian (actually vegan) event in North America, from which America's long line of vegetarian food festivals was directly or indirectly copied
  • Vegetarian Events and Days (not only secular vegan and vegetarian festivals festivals, but also annual days (as in World Vegetarian Day) and veggie parades, but also non-secular veg*an events, vegetarian religious fasts, etc.)
Some pages for regular events have been deleted (for lack of notability; perhaps they would be restored as part of this project; the vegan events article could and IMO should be rehabilitated. MaynardClark (talk) 18:53, 10 November 2021 (UTC))Reply[reply]
  • 1975 World Vegetarian Congress (Vegan Kitchen: Exactly 45 years ago, Maine hosted a historic 2-week conference for vegetarians) From this article: "The significance of the 1975 congress comes from the publicity it generated for meat-free eating, the alliances it forged between vegetarian activists, and the organizations its attendees went on to create." BrikDuk (talk) 15:01, 19 August 2020 (UTC) Event mentioned in Vegetarian American and called "turning point" on this site ([2]). The Alex Hershaft article also mentions the event. BrikDuk (talk) 15:57, 21 August 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • Compassionate Holidays: Celebrate With Compassion[2]
    • Vegetarian Thanksgiving organizing (since before FARM's 1975 outreach) could make a good article.[3][4][5]
  • Vegetarian and vegan road races - Several have been publicized and carried out. Boston's July 4th cross country 'Run Fourth for Animal Rights' and the 1975 Vegan Runner from Philadelphia to the Beltway are only two of them.[6]

Veg Organizations[edit]

  • American Natural Hygiene Society (ANHS), now National Health Association. publisher of Health Science Magazine.[1][2][3]
  • Defensive Diet League of America [4], [5]
  • The Vegan Museum, based in Chicago IL, was renamed in 2018 from its former name, National Vegetarian Museum.
  • North American Vegetarian Society (the group that organized the international campaign which evolved into Howard Lyman and Jeremy Rifkin's 'Beyond Beef' campaign the next year.Randy Kryn (talk) 19:48, 2 August 2020 (UTC) and organized the annual Vegan Summerfest and hosts the Vegetarian Hall of Fame [6]. MaynardClark (talk) 20:03, 2 August 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]
    • North American Vegetarian Society's Vegetarian Hall of Fame (since 1990), where each inductee already has a Wikipedia article.[7] - Be sure that each inductee's article mentions this honorary distinction.
Scott and Helen Nearing-1991;Michael Klaper-1992;Mahatma Gandhi-1995;Alex Hershaft-1998;Howard Lyman-2002;Richard H. Schwartz-2005;Joanne Stepaniak-2008;Neal Barnard-2011;H. Jay Dinshah;et al.

Veg Persons[edit]

Notability guidelines Notability (academics) / Notability (people) — includes academics, activists, entrepreneurs, and scientists

  • Martha J. Anderson (1844-1897) singer, hymn writer and vegetarian. Author of Social life and Vegetarianism published in 1893 Social life and vegetarianism
  • Luciana Baroni, vegan psychiatrist in Italia. Active in gathering, indexing, and applying the scientific understandings relevant to the practice of vegan diets at all ages and in all circumstances, in order that vegans can live wisely and well by their vegan values. A number of current Wikipedia articles refer already to her work.
  • Natasha Brenner (RIP at 98) - Long-lived vegan NYC carriage horse retirement activist (succeeded with election of Bill DiBlasio) MaynardClark (talk) 03:37, 10 August 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • Ramona Cadogan, gold-medal- and silver-medal-winning raw vegan athlete, math and science teacher/administrator[1][2][3]
  • Kimberly Carroll, JD - Founder of Animal Justice Academy[4] (in Toronto, Ontario). Kim Carroll is a vegan and pro-animal activist.
  • Rev James Clark: "The Church continued to provide the Vegetarian Society with its Leadership, notably in the person of Reverend James Clark who was pastor for nearly fifty years following Brotherton’s death in 1857. Clark not only served as secretary of the Society but also helped to found the International Vegetarian Union."[1]. Other sources[2][3][4]
  • William Earnshaw Cooper (1843-1924) Sir William Earnshaw Cooper (1843-1924)
  • Hans Diehl, Loma Linda (Adventist) TV personality with health advocacy programs; author, conference speaker, advocate and popularizer of evidence-based plant-based *vegan* diets. 'knee-jerk skepticism' may accompany anyone who is popular and well-received.
  • Diana L. Fleming, PhD, LDN - had founded and operated (with her ex-husband, Larry Fleming) a number of Country Life Vegetarian Restaurants. Diana Fleming consulted on vegan nutrition to Harvard and Tufts and authored several books and published her theses in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.
  • Mike Fremont, ~99-year-old vegan runner (born February 23, 1922)[5]
  • Mahatma Gandhi and vegetarianism (left a talk page note). Randy Kryn (talk) 04:01, 30 July 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • Emanuel Goldman, PhD - longtime friend of Vegetarian Resource Group, professor of microbiology, biochemistry, and molecular genetics at the New Jersey Medical School of Rutgers University, disputant of adequacy of evidence for surface fomite theory of Covid-19 transmission[6][7]
  • William Harrison: Treasurer of the Vegetarian Society.[1], p. 178. Source about his company.
  • Suzanne Havala Hobbs, formerly of Vegetarian Resource Group, and now at University of North Carolina, for her role in the Protein combining controversy and resolution. MaynardClark (talk) 01:45, 17 January 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • Fay K. Henderson, author of Vegan Recipes (1946) the first cookbook with "vegan" in the title [1][2]
  • Stephen Kaufman, MD - leads Christian Vegetarian Association (CVA) and its publications, funding, outreach, etc. MaynardClark (talk) 20:19, 2 August 2020 (UTC) https://www.linkedin.com/in/stephen-kaufman-169b18/Reply[reply]
  • Andrew Knight MANZCVS, DipECAWBM (AWSEL), DipACAW, PhD, FRCVS, PHFEA
  • Lauretta Eby Kress (1863-1955) MD (wife of Daniel H. Kress). Psychologist Guy (talk) 18:51, 3 August 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • Ritamarie Loscalzo, MS, DC, CCN, DACBN
  • Leona A. Malek, journalist who authored Meatless Meals in 1931 She Was the Golden Penny Meatless meals
  • Reed Mangels, PhD - very little narrative; mostly list of (her many) publications
  • Shankar Narayan, key vegan organizer throughout India, member IVU International Council.[8]
  • Carl Phillips, MPP, PhD - Epidemiologist and formerly Associate Professor at the University of Alberta School of Public Health, Harvard Kennedy School of Government and University of Michigan alum, who was an outspoken early 21st century advocate of evidence-based vegan advocacy.[9] Documentation of his advocacy should be available on NAVS and IVU websites (because he spoke vehemently and eloquently at several vegan conventions about this topic. He has recently argued (based on his own observations of crossover data) that significant health impacts to some subpopulations of wind turbines have been downplayed. He argues for further research to resolve the challenges of such claims in light of relevant data.
  • David Robinson Simon, author of the book Meatonomics. David Simon (disambiguation) does not list him.
  • Tal Ronnen, celebrity vegan chef called 'America's best vegan chef' by Oprah Winfrey.
  • Hope Sawyer Buyukmihci, who ran Unexpected Wildlife Refuge and was a prominent speaker at North American Vegetarian Society and American Vegan Society conferences and events. Mother of Ned Buyukmihci.
  • Terry Hope Romero (there seems to have been an article before)
  • Geoffrey L. Rudd, assistant treasurer of the International Vegetarian Union [3], International Vegetarian Union General Secretary 1958-1968 [4], publisher of The Vegetarian World Forum magazine [5]
  • W. A. Sibly (William Arthur Sibly) [6], President of the International Vegetarian Union 1947-1953, President of the Vegetarian Society in 1938 [7]
  • Marjorie T. Spiegel - Author: The Dreaded Comparison: Human and Animal Slavery, photojournalist, and winner of a 2005 Fellowship in Nonfiction Literature from the New York Foundation for the Arts. As an expert on industrial-scale animal agriculture, she is now completing a new book on animal agribusiness entitled THEM, which will be the first in-depth photo documentary of slaughterhouses ever produced. Spiegel sued PETA for copyright infringement in 2011.[10][11] Alice Walker, celebrated author of The Color Purple (1982), while only mostly vegetarian, wrote in her forward to Marjorie Spiegel’s book The Dreaded Comparison (1988) one of the most well-known quotes on animal rights: "The animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any more than black people were made for white, or women created for men." [12]ref>Amazon page for The Dreaded Comparison: Human and Animal Slavery Paperback – April 1, 1997 by Marjorie Spiegel (Author), Alice Walker (Foreword). Accessed 1/20/2022</ref>
  • Pamela Teisler Rice - speaker, author, and founder of VivaVegie which produced '99 Reasons...' and the annual NYC Veggie Pride Parade
  • David Keith Wills, 68, former Michigan Humane Society executive director and vice president for investigations at the Humane Society of the United States, who was on September 22, 2020, formally sentenced to serve life in federal prison.[13] He was followed by Gary Tiscornia, who (i) headed Michigan, (ii) led Michigan Humane recovery post-David Wills, and (iii) recently died at age 75.[14][15]MaynardClark (talk) 10:12, 19 November 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

References

  1. ^ "World Silver for vegan lifter".
  2. ^ She won gold medals last year, and the year before at the Pan Ams. Beyond fitness, she has been an educator (math and science teacher) since 1993. Because she had become a high-paid administrator, she lost her employment in June 2020 from Covid budget cuts; she lives in Nassau County NY.
  3. ^ "LinkedIn account gives an outline for developing an article".
  4. ^ "CALLING ALL THOSE WHO CARE ABOUT ANIMALS". Animal Justice Academy.
  5. ^ "Mike Fremont: 96 Years Young". March 28, 2018.
  6. ^ "Coronavirus on Surfaces: What's the Real Risk?". Medscape.
  7. ^ Goldman, Emanuel (August 8, 2020). "Exaggerated risk of transmission of COVID-19 by fomites". The Lancet. Infectious Diseases. 20 (8): 892–893. doi:10.1016/S1473-3099(20)30561-2. PMC 7333993. PMID 32628907.
  8. ^ "Shankar Narayan". www.facebook.com.
  9. ^ ""Carl V. Phillips, MPP, PhD" - Google Search". www.google.com.
  10. ^ The Inst. for the Dev. of Earth Awareness v. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. CaseTest. No. 08 Civ. 6195(PKC). 2011-03-10. Accessed 1/16/2022.
  11. ^ Joselle. PETA Sued By Author Of “The Dreaded Comparison: Human And Animal Slavery” September 4, 2008. Vegans of Color. Accessed 1/16/2022
  12. ^ Bravo G. Clear Eyes, Full Hearts: Women in Animal Advocacy—Part 2. March 6, 2017. Vegan Outreach. Accessed 1/16/2022
  13. ^ "David Wills, ex-Humane Society of the U.S. vice president, gets life in prison". October 15, 2020.
  14. ^ "Gary Tiscornia, 75, headed Michigan Humane & Monterey County SPCA". November 2021.
  15. ^ https://www.legacy.com/us/obituaries/montereyherald/name/gary-tiscornia-obituary?id=31196060 Obituary for Gary Tiscornia. Legacy.com. Accessed 11/19/2021]]

Veg Restaurants[edit]

  • The Alpha Restaurant (credited by some as the first vegetarian restaurant in London), it was founded by Thomas Low Nichols and Mary Gove Nichols (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
  • Bean Vegan Cuisine, Charlotte, North Carolina, US - cited within Wikipedia, needs an article in Wikipedia
  • Chicago Diner (has a long 37-year history - 'Meat-Free since '83')
  • Country Life Vegetarian Restaurant, a vegan SDA-influenced restaurant chain in Europe and the United States MaynardClark (talk) 20:03, 2 August 2020 (UTC) According to this article [1] the Country Life restaurants are related to the Little Lad's restaurants and food company. Article said New York Times wrote about Country Life restaurant in Paris in 1988 and "According to DownEast magazine, Larry Fleming ultimately opened 35 Country Life restaurants." BrikDuk (talk) 13:38, 7 August 2020 (UTC) Larry and Diana Fleming opened the CLVRs (including those in New York, Paris, and London); they divorced, and Diana earned the MS and PhD degrees in nutrition at Tufts and opened her own nutrition practice, during which she consulted for Harvard and Wellesley and authored several books and published articles in AJCN. How each CLVR flourished and why each closed is its own study. MaynardClark (talk) 13:48, 7 August 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • Little Lad's, was a vegan cafe chain now a vegan wholesale food company. It is connected to Country Life Vegetarian Restaurants by former owner Larry Fleming. The company is owned by Maria Fleming. 1 This article 2 said: "In 1995, Little Lad’s opened for business as a cafe and bakery on Route 1 in Woolwich, and it was there that its famous popcorn was developed as an alternative to corn chips. The company began making its Herbal Corn and many other food products by hand in Corinth in 1999, after relocating from its home in Woolwich." and "Back in the day, the cafe’s best-known Maine location was its Exchange Street restaurant in Portland’s Old Port, which opened in a basement space in 1997." BrikDuk (talk) 17:03, 21 August 2020 (UTC) This is another article about Little Lad's popcorn. 3 BrikDuk (talk) 17:06, 21 August 2020 (UTC) This is another article about the popcorn 4. BrikDuk (talk) 18:41, 22 August 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • List of ISKCON Restaurants in various cities around the world. MaynardClark (talk) 20:17, 2 August 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • List of ~140 Loving Hut Restaurants in various cities around the world. See also List of vegetarian restaurants MaynardClark (talk) 20:17, 2 August 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • Loving Hut - AfD Candidate

Vegan Plant-based Foods Businesses and Industries[edit]

References

Vegan TV shows[edit]

  • New Day New Chef, a vegan cooking show based in the U.S. and available on streaming platform Amazon Prime in England, Ireland, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.[1][2][3][4]
  • Vegan Mashup, a vegan cooking show based in the U.S. available on PBS and streaming platforms. The host is Toni Fiore and guest chefs on the show have included Miyoko Schinner, Bryant Terry, and Terry Hope Romero.

Shared sandbox[edit]

The Wikipedia:WikiProject Veganism and Vegetarianism/Sandbox can be used by any editor. Recommended for big articles.

(Currently working on Beyond Beef)

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Where to find vegans and vegetarians[edit]

If you want to add notable vegans or vegetarians to Wikipedia, or expand their articles, look here:

  • Wikipedia has List of vegans, with 613 entries as of April 2021.
  • Wikidata allows you to pull up a list of vegans, or a list of vegetarians. As of April 2021, it contains 191 vegans with references for their veganism, and 95 without. Several are not mentioned in the Wikipedia list yet (see Talk:List_of_vegans#Where to find vegans to add) You can find the Wikidata list of vegans using the Wikidata Query Builder. Here is a link to the query you need to run (lifestyle:veganism, or lifestyle:vegetarianism).

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