Veganism is a philosophy and way of life, founded in 1944 by Donald Watson (1910-2005), which seeks to exclude, as far as possible and practical, all forms of exploitation of and cruelty to animals for food, clothing or any other purpose.

More information about veganism and animal rights

Wondering why we’re vegan? Check out these links!

Answers to Common Vegan Questions

The Animals’ Voice

Bite Size Vegan (veganism simplified)

Cats & Rabbits & More (So. CA small animal adoption and care info)

Christian Vegetarian Association

Cynthia King Vegan Ballet Slippers

Elephant Sanctuary

Farmed Animal Refuge: (farmed animal sanctuary in Campo, San Diego) County

Farm Sanctuary (Los Angeles area farmed animal sanctuary)

The Gentle Barn (Los Angeles area farmed animal sanctuary)

Gentle World (Vegan Community & Educational Organization in Kohala, Big Island, HI. Seeking motivated volunteers! Call Summer at 808-884-5551.)

Grazin Pig Acres (animal rescue and sanctuary in Ramona, CA)

Happy Cow Healthy Eating Guide (worldwide veg restaurant listing)

The Invisible Vegan (documentary film)

The Meatrix (film)

National Anti-Vivisection Society

Nutrition Facts (human clinical nutrition info and informative, entertaining videos from Michael Greger, M.D.)

One Green Planet (lots of info, recipes)

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine

Plant Diego (local potlucks, meetings, events) (vegan reference guide)

Veg-Appeal (local nutrition and cooking classes)

VegFund (grants are available for vegan food sampling, paid-per-view (PPV), film screenings, festivals and fairs, online campaigns, learning events, research, and other innovative vegan outreach) 

Vegan In San Diego (local events)

Vegan Outreach

Vegan Video: A Life Connected