North American Vegetarian Society
The North American Vegetarian Society is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization that advocates for healthy, compassionate and ecological living. Founded in 1974, NAVS promotes veganism through events, educational literature and support for its members.
OUR PROGRAMS INCLUDE:
Vegetarian Summerfest is a leading annual educational conference that is open to anyone interested in learning more about veganism. The event, which attracts hundreds of attendees of all ages and backgrounds, features lectures, classes, demonstrations and fun activities.
World Vegetarian Day
NAVS launched World Vegetarian Day on Oct. 1, 1977. Endorsed by the International Vegetarian Union in 1978, World Vegetarian Day is designed to promote the joy, compassion and life-enhancing possibilities of veganism.
Vegetarian Voice, our biannual news magazine examines a wide variety of essential health, nutrition, environmental, animal and consumer issues. Also included are wholesome vegan recipes, book reviews and information on products of interest to vegans.
Join NAVS and you’ll receive Vegetarian Voice, access to our member only video gallery, a 40-card recipe set. Members are entitled to a discount on our Vegetarian Summerfest conference and a 10% discount on merchandise at our online store.