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2nd Annual Durango Veg Fest: What’s up with vegan and vegetarian life?

What’s up with vegan and vegetarian life? Find out at Durango Veg Fest

You, over there, dude with the burger. Ever wonder about your meat? Yeah, it’s juicy and grill-tasty, but where does it come from? There are over 7 million vegetarian Americans ... why are so many folks switching to a non-meat diet?

Some folks don’t eat meat for health reasons. Studies have shown that there’s a lower percentage of cancer in people who don’t consume it. There’s also cultural, ethical, and political reasons. Heck, the damage that massive factory farms do to the environment is a big reason people stop eating meat.

The 2nd Annual Durango Veg Fest will be held in the Vallecito Room in the Student Union at Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive. Speakers such as vegan chef and author Tess Challis will provide facts and conversation on the how, what, and why of vegetarian life.

Benjamin Franklin, Prince, and Einstein didn’t eat meat. Learn why not on Sunday, April 23 from noon to 4 p.m.

Free. All ages.

More information: www.facebook.com/events/609931742531286