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Welcome to the New York state Vegetarian Guide
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The Vegetarian Travel Guide includes vegetarian and vegan vacations, natural lifestyle and vegetarian festivals and expos, local vegan and vegetarian meetup groups, vegetarian spiritual centers, yoga ashrams, an annual Calendar of Events, and lots more. Have fun and enjoy your journey around New York!

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Tribe of Heart- P.O. Box 149, Ithaca, NY 14851. Producers of 'The Witness' & 'Peaceable Kingdom', award-winning animal rights films. Organizers of animal rights events.
Catskill Animal Sanctuary- 316 Old Stage Road, Saugerties, NY 12477. 845-336-8447. 100% solar powered vegan animal sanctuary. Tours & organic gardening classes. Vegan teaching program.
Farm Sanctuary (photos courtesy: Farm Sanctuary) - P.O. Box 150, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-0150. 607-583-2225. The Sanctuary gift shop offers unique country crafts, books on vegan cooking and animals rights, cruelty-free gifts, and vegan snacks. (See B&B listing in 'Vacations').
Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary - P.O. Box 1329 Woodstock, NY 12498. 845-679-5955. Hosts annual 'ThanksLiving' each October. Limit of 250 people (vegan menu).

Peaceweavers | Thunder Mountain Peace Sanctuary - 8125 Crouse Rd., Bath, NY 14810. 607-776-4060. 250 acres near Keuka Lake in the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York. Sacred circles, silent meditations, visioning retreats, garden and harvest weekends. Annual Summer Peace Gathering. Natural Building Colloquium East Gathering: green building workshops including cob, strawbale, earthen plasters, timber-framing ($350, 5 days, includes vegan meals, camping, shower facilities, etc.). Vegan meals served for over 20 years. Organic gardens, certified since 1995. 5 acre spring-fed lake. Apple orchard. Forests, wildlife sanctuary. Incredible 180 degree views.
Eureka Tents- P.O. Box 966, Binghamton, NY 13902. Eureka! creates tents, canopies, sleeping bags and related accessories for life outdoors.
Apple Pond Farm and Renewable Energy Education Center - Box 371, 80 Hahn Road, Callicoon Ctr., NY 12724. 845-482-4764. Apple Pond Farming Center is a horse-powered, organic farm located in the Catskill Mountains of Sullivan County, New York. They also offer seminars and workshops on the renewable energy systems that provide clean energy for our farm. These include: wind, photovoltaic, solar thermal, geothermal and micro. We are in the process of developing a schedule of renewable energy seminars.
St. Lawrence Nurseries- 325 State Hwy. 345, Potsdam, NY 13676. 312-265-6739. Organic fruit trees. Planning to retire in 2015.
Troy-Bilt (photo courtesy: Troy-Bilt) - 102nd St. & 9th Ave., Troy, NY 12180. 800-828-5500. Fax: 800-732-6354. Roto-tillers.

Note: see New York City (Metro Area)
The Honest Weight Food Co-op (left photo courtesy: Honest Weight Co-op) - 484 Central Ave., Albany, NY. 518-482-2667.
SUNY Binghamton Food Co-op - Student Union, SUNY, Binghamton, NY 13905. 607-777-4258 The Food Co-Op is a student-run organic grocery store and restaurant that's been around since 1975 on the campus of Binghamton University..
Lexington Real Foods Community Co-op - 807 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14222. 716-886-COOP. Open to everyone daily, 8am-10pm. Opened in 1971. Over 3,000 members.
Cambridge Food Co-op - 1 Main St., Cambridge, NY 12816. 518-677-5731. Formerly the Village Store Co-op, moved into their own building in 2009. 100% member-owned and run since 1976. Includes local organic produce & bulk foods.
Hungry Hollow Co-op - 841 Chestnut Ridge Rd., Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977. 845-356-3319.
High Falls Food Co-op
(center photo courtesy: Steven Junkins) - 1098 State Road 213 (Lucas Trnpk & Rte. 213), High Falls, NY 12440. 845-687-7262. Since 1976, almost 500 members. Small co-op includes organic produce and prepared deli foods.
GreenStar Co-op Market- 701 W. Buffalo St., Ithaca, NY 14850-3319. 607-273-9392.
GreenStar Oasis Co-op Market- 215 N. Cayuga Street (DeWitt Mall), Ithaca, NY 14850. 607-273-8213. Located in the same building as Moosewood restaurant.
Potsdam Food Co-op & Carriage House Bakery
(right photo courtesy: Potsdam Food Co-op) - 24 Elm St., Potsdam, NY 13676. 315-265-4630. Over 800 membership households since 1973. Wood-fired brick oven bakery foods daily.
Abundance Cooperative Market - 62 Marshall St., Rochester, NY 14607. 585-454-2667.
Syracuse Real Food Co-op
- 618 Kensington Rd., Syracuse, NY 13210. 315-472-1385. Over 2,000 member-owners. Since 1972. Anti-war activist founded. Cooperative Federal Credit Union. STEP UP Loan Fund makes micro loans of $2,500 or less.

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Note: see New York City (Metro Area)
New York Rainbow Family of Living Light- NY. Local Rainbow Family events in NYC and upstate.

North American Vegetarian Society Summerfest
**(photos courtesy: NAVS Summerfest) - P.O. Box 72, Dolgeville, NY 13329. 518-568-7970. Cutting-edge educational sessions: health and nutrition, lifestyle issues, cooking and recipes. Animal rights and compassionate living, earth stewardship, exercise and fitness, opportunities to meet others of like mind. Hundreds of attendees - all ages. Social gatherings for everyone: singles, couples and families. Vegan meals prepared under the direction of a "Gold Medal Winning" chefs featuring many organic ingredients.

Ithaca Farmers Market- IFM, 545 Third Street, Ithaca, NY 14850. 607-273-7109. One of the countries largest farmers markets. Now at two locations: Steamboat Landing on the lake and DeWitt Park downtown. Many local organic vendors. Locals recommend Macro Mama's prepared foods booth featuring many local organic ingredients.
Huguenot Street Farm (left/center photos courtesy: Huguenot Street Farm) - Ron and Kathryn Khosla, 205 Huguenot Street, New Paltz, NY 12561. 845-256-0686. Veganic (no animal products) growing methods! Located on historic Huguenot Street right in the heart of New Paltz, New York, about an hour and half north of NYC. Over 200 varieties of vegetables, cut flowers, and fruits are grown here on 77 acres of fertile crop land, forest and wetlands.
Rhinebeck Farmers' Market - Municipal Parking Lot, East Market St. in the Village of Rhinebeck, NY. Open year-round since 1994.
Port Washington Farmers' Market- Location: Town Dock, Port Washington, NY. 516-883-0121. Completely organic market.
Poughkeepsie Farm Project & Farmers Market (right photo courtesy: Poughkeepsie Farm Project) - Poughkeepsie, NY. 845-473-1415. Operate a member-supported farm in the City of Poughkeepsie, NY. They grow seven acres of vegetables, teach community members and college students about food and farming, and collaborate with area organizations to improve access to healthy locally-grown food. Located on the Vassar College Farm in Poughkeepsie, New York.
Saugerties Farmers Market- Location: 115 Main Street, Saugerties, NY 12477(get off Exit 20, New York State Thruway). 845-246-6491. New indoor winter location. Live music. Check website for dates.

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Pumpkin Hollow Farm - 1184 Route 11, Craryville, NY 12521. 518-325-3583. The Northeast Theosophical Retreat Center, founded in 1937, nestled amidst the Berkshire and Taconic Mountains. The Farm covers 130 acres of open fields, lush forests, flower beds, and an abundant vegetable garden. Pumpkin Hollow offers a unique rustic setting for workshops, retreats, yoga, meditation, evening talks and campfires, singing, dancing, and storytelling. The central farmhouse, meditation center, and quaint cabins all connect with a network of nature trails. The Healer's Sanctuary, nestled in a pine grove on the other side of the stream, provides a special place for solitude and meditation.
Ananda Ashram*- Yoga Society of New York, Inc., 13 Sapphire Road. Monroe, NY 10950. 845-782-5575. See listing in 'Vacations' below.
Zen Mountain Monastery (center photo courtesy: Zen Mountain Monestery) - P.O. Box 197, Mount Tremper, NY 12457. 845-688-2228. Buddhist. Vegetarian meals upon request.
The Abode: Retreat Center & Commiunity
(left photo courtesy: Abode of the Message) - 5 Abode Rd., New Lebanon, NY 12125. 518-794-8090. The Abode of the Message is a Sufi community, retreat and conference center, cradled in the Taconic-Berkshire Mountains of Upstate New York, on 400 acres. Vegan, vegetarian & organic meals available. Programs include: meditation, sufi dancing, concerts, and healing modalities.
Dharma Drum Retreat Center - 184 Quannacut Road, Pine Bush, NY 12566. 845-744-8114. Established in 1997, the facilities are located in Upstate New York in the town of Shawangunk with 120 acres of sprawling meadows, sun-dappled woods, and a 6-acre sparkling lake with a bubbling creek running through it. The Dharma Drum Retreat Center (DDRC) is dedicated to the teaching of kindness and compassion as a foundation for harmonious human relationship and world peace.
Omega Institute- 150 Lake Dr., Rhinebeck, NY 12572. 845-266-4444. Since 1977, through workshops and retreats, Omega has been a pioneer in exploring, teaching, and embracing new ideas. Year-round pioneering program of seminars, workshops, retreats, and professional trainings designed to enhance personal health and well-being. Texas center opening soon.
SYDA Foundation *(right photo courtesy: SYDA Founation) - P.O. Box 600, 371 Brickman Rd., South Fallsburg, NY 12779-0600. 845-434-2000. Siddha Yoga ashram. Founder: Swami Muktananda, his successor and current guru is Swami Chidvilsananda.
Sivananda Ashram Yoga Ranch *- P.O. Box 195, Budd Road, Woodbourne, NY 12788. 845-436-6492.

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Peaceweavers | Thunder Mountain Peace Sanctuary - 8125 Crouse Rd., Bath, NY 14810. 607-776-4060. See listing above in 'Back-to-the-Land'.
Ananda Ashram *- Yoga Society of New York, Inc., 13 Sapphire Road. Monroe, NY 10950. 845-782-5575. A spiritual retreat and educational center founded on the universal principles of Yoga and Vedanta, located on 85 acres, one hour N. of NYC. Daily meditation programs and ongoing classes in Hatha Yoga, Sanskrit language and classical Indian dance, as well as special workshops and retreats.
The Abode: Retreat Center & Commiunity
- 5 Abode Rd., New Lebanon, NY 12125. 518-794-8090. See listing in 'Spiritual Centers & Ashrams' above.
Omega Institute - 150 Lake Dr., Rhinebeck, NY 12572. 845-266-4444. See listing in 'Spiritual Centers & Ashrams' above.
The Ginger Cat Bed & Breakfast ** (right photo courtesy: Ginger Cat B&B)- 2475 Altay Road, Rock Stream, NY 14878. 607-535-9627, Fax: 253-270-4584. Nestled on 15 acres a few miles northwest of Watkins Glen, NY, the Ginger Cat B&B (now open Year-round!) is the perfect place to stay during your vacation in the Finger Lakes. Our philosophy is simple: Treat our guests as friends, provide clean and comfortable accommodations and serve great VEGAN food (the owner has been vegan since 1997). One of our bedrooms is now pet-friendly! (See Banner above in right column)
Springwater Center *(left photo courtesy: Springwater Center) - 7179 Mill St., Springwater, NY 14560. 585-669-2141. Silent retreats form the heart of life at Springwater.
Farm Sanctuary ** (see photo/listing in 'Animal Rights' above)- Watkins Glen, NY. Farm Sanctuary Bed & Breakfast cabins (early reservations are always recommended) are open from May 1 to October 31 are just minutes from breathtaking gorges and waterfalls, and miles of hiking trails and lakes. Guests are welcome to browse in the Visitor Center to learn about farm animal issues and what you can do to help stop "food animal" abuses.
Sivananda Ashram Yoga Ranch *- P.O. Box 195, Budd Road, Woodbourne, NY 12788. 845-436-6492.See listing in 'Yoga' below.

Peaceweavers | Thunder Mountain Peace Sanctuary - 8125 Crouse Rd., Bath, NY 14810. 607-776-4060. See listing above in 'Back-to-the-Land'.
Rochester Area Vegan Society - P.O. Box 20185, Rochester, NY 14602-0185. Call our 24-hour number: (585) 234-8750. RAVS is a non-profit, non-sectarian educational organization that strives to provide: educational resources for informing the public about the advantages of a vegan life-style.

Note: see New York City (Metro Area)
North American Vegetarian Society - P.O. Box 72, Dolgeville, NY 13329. 518-568-7970. Founded in 1974, the North American Vegetarian Society (NAVS) is a non-profit tax-exempt educational organization. Our focus is two-pronged. The first is to provide a support network for our members, affiliated groups and vegetarians in general. The second is to inform the public about how vegetarianism benefits humans, other animals and our shared earth. We accomplish these goals through many means, including our quarterly magazine, developing and distributing other publications, hosting conferences (including the annual Summerfest), advising the media and assisting individuals with inquiries.
Mid Hudson Vegetarian Society - 38 East Market Street, 2nd Floor, Rhinebeck, NY 12572. 845-876-2626.

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