This Meetup is for vegans, vegetarians and the veg-curious. We come from all over the greater Portland metro area, East, West, North and South. We do not promote any one political party or religious agenda, nor do we sell anything or recruit for other Meetups. Our group is open to singles, couples, and families of all kinds. We're here for fun, socializing and making new like-minded friends.


In the past, we've posted volunteer events, outdoor events, movies, concerts, plays and author readings. We've had hikes and bike rides, done garden walks, played air hockey at arcades, etc. -- often (but not always) with a veggie meal before or after for those interested. Many of us support animal rights, environmental and human rights issues. If you have other ideas, just ask Mathew or Susan to help us plan events!

Read More: http://www.meetup.com/Portland-Metro-Veggies/about/

Q: What is our main purpose?

A: To join fellow vegans/vegetarians for meals, chat, fun, and anything else under the sun! Or, to be more accurate, under the rain clouds much of the year in the Pacific Northwest. We're NOT centered around political activism, but we're more of a laid-back social group. Our group is for meeting people and doing fun activities in the Portland Metro area.


Q: How do I join?

A: You must have a photo of yourself in order to join. We are primarily a social group and it makes it easier to identify people when we do events. It also makes it more comfortable to invite people to your home for a potluck if you can see who is attending. Do be aware that we reserve the right to not admit new members with inappropriate photos or nicknames.

We're 709 Veggies

New members must be approved by the Organizer

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Upcoming Meetups

  • Sunday, September 6, 2015 9:15 AM

    Brunch at Portobello

    5 Veggies attending
  • Wednesday, September 9, 2015 5:00 PM

    Vaux's Swifts Migration & Vegan Picnic

    2 Veggies attending
  • Saturday, September 12, 2015 12:00 PM

    Lunch at The Tao of Tea

    6 Veggies attending
  • Wednesday, September 16, 2015 6:00 PM

    Vegan Drinks PDX

    16 Veggies attending
  • Friday, September 25, 2015 8:00 PM

    Colin Stetson Sarah Neufeld Duo at Mississippi Studios

    14 Veggies attending
  • Sunday, September 27, 2015 2:00 PM

    A Book, Vegan Treats, & Tea

    9 Veggies attending
  • Thursday, October 1, 2015 5:45 PM

    Dinner at Dar Salam

    1 Veggies attending
  • Saturday, October 3, 2015 9:00 AM

    Cape Falcon Hike + Beach Walk | Oregon Coast

    2 Veggies attending
  • Saturday, October 10, 2015 7:00 PM

    Dinner at Portobello Vegan Trattoria

    2 Veggies attending
  • Sunday, October 11, 2015 8:00 AM

    Breakfast at the A.N.D. Cafe

    1 Veggies attending
  • Thursday, October 15, 2015 6:30 PM

    Dinner at The Sudra

    1 Veggies attending
  • Saturday, October 17, 2015 9:00 AM

    Brunch at Harlow

    1 Veggies attending
  • Wednesday, October 21, 2015 6:00 PM

    Vegan Drinks PDX

    5 Veggies attending
  • Saturday, October 24, 2015 9:45 AM

    Visit the "Seeing Nature" Exhibit at PAM

    2 Veggies attending
  • Saturday, November 7, 2015 7:00 PM

    Dinner at Bete-Lukas (Ethiopian Food)

    2 Veggies attending
  • Thursday, November 12, 2015 6:00 PM

    Dinner at TarBoush Lebanese Restaurant

    2 Veggies attending
  • Sunday, November 15, 2015 2:00 PM

    Tea & Vegan Fare at The Tea Zone — Pearl District

    2 Veggies attending
  • Wednesday, November 18, 2015 6:00 PM

    Vegan Drinks PDX

    1 Veggies attending
  • Saturday, November 21, 2015 7:00 PM

    Harvest at The Bindery — Vegan Dinner

    2 Veggies attending
  • Wednesday, December 16, 2015 6:00 PM

    Vegan Drinks PDX

    1 Veggies attending
 
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