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  1. #51

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    West Texas

    Default Re: Does anyone know of an all vegan village/town/city?

    Quote Sarah_ View Post
    An all-vegan village sounds miserable. I'd refuse to live there.
    I live in Israel right now and I actually went to Amirin for a week long vacation. It's a lovely place on the montains in the northern part of Israel, overlooking the Kineret. The place itself was very pleasant - quiet and very friendly. I was there for a special raw food retreat, so the food I ate was all raw, but if someone goes for a vacation and eats in the regular dining room, the food is vegan.

    The people there aren't miserable, although I agree with you that it's not for everyone. I couldn't stand it more than a few weeks, I think, simply because I like the noise and business of a larger city.


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    Default Re: Does anyone know of an all vegan village/town/city?

    From today's news:

    Indian City Becomes First Vegetarian City in the World
    Worldcrunch reports a historic change in Palitana, an Indian city, which has become the first all-vegetarian city in the world.

    Behind this revolutionary change are the Jain monks who went on a hunger strike to pressure the state of Gujarat to outlaw animal slaughter in their city. The hunger strike was successful and the Gujarat government imposed a ban on animal slaughter and outlawed the sale of meat and eggs.

    About 5 million people in India practice Jainism and agree with the ban.

    Virat Sagar Maharaj, a Jain monk, says, "Everyone in this world - whether animal or human being or a very small creature - has all been given the right to live by God."

    As individuals, the best thing you can do to protect animals is to adopt a kind vegan lifestyle. For more information and tips for transitioning to a vegan diet, check out
    I will not eat anything that walks, swims, flies, runs, skips, hops or crawls.

  3. #53

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    Default Re: Does anyone know of an all vegan village/town/city?

    Melbourne isn't 100% vegan per se but Fiztroy has quite a few vegan stores and restaurants.

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    Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

    Default Re: Does anyone know of an all vegan village/town/city?

    I, for one, would love to live in an all-vegan or even only all-vegetarian city.

    And yes, Fitzroy is awesome
    I think I would go to Vegie Bar every day if I was living there....

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