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From 27 February 2005 Issue

Free Veggie Starter Kits Available For Meat Out and Earth Day Outreach

The Animal Protection Institute is offering free vegetarian starter kits to API members planning educational outreach efforts in honor of the The Great American Meat Out, March 20 or for Earth Day, April 22.

API’s Vegetarian Starter Kit is designed to help individuals make daily food choices that can dramatically improve the lives of billions of farm animals, reduce environmental destruction, and improve human health.

Going Veggie: a Beginners Guide Table of Contents
* Why a Vegetarian Diet?
* Your Health! — the health benefits of a plant-based diet
* The Environment — how your food choices impact the environment
* Animals — how animals used in agriculture are treated
* Vegetarian/Vegan Nutrition — what you need to know to stay healthy
* Getting Started and Sticking to It — trying new foods, shopping, and vegetarian diplomacy
* Tips for Eating Out — how, what, and where to eat when you’re out or on the go
* Sample Menus — a seven-day plan for vegetarian/vegan eating
* Recipes — simple and delicious recipes to get you started
* Resources — where to get more information

To request multiple copies of Going Veggie: A Beginners Guide for your Meat Out or Earth Day outreach events, contact Steve Wyckoff at [email protected].  Please provide your name, address, and number of copies requested.*

A reproducible veggie starter kit flyer to download copy and distribute is also available at

For more information about Going Veggie visit
For more information about the Great American Meat Out visit
For more information about Earth Day visit

*Some limits with respect to the amount of copies requested may apply due to shipping cost. Donations of any amount to offset cost of printing and postage gladly accepted.

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