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Maryland VegWeek Kickoff

Two Maryland cities celebrate Earth Day by encouraging vegetarianism during Maryland VegWeek.

Tomorrow, federal, state, and local lawmakers will gather in Takoma Park, MD, to help launch the second annual Maryland VegWeek, a statewide celebration of vegetarianism in honor of Earth Day. In addition to Takoma Park, Marylanders dwelling in Montgomery County will also be participating in VegWeek. The event, organized by Compassion Over Killing, runs from April 24 to April 30, and encourages reducing meat consumption and promotes the many benefits of a plant-based diet. This year, Maryland lawmakers including Congresswoman Donna Edwards, State Delegate Tom Hucker, Senator Jamie Raskin, Senator David Harrington, and Montgomery County Council Vice President Valerie Ervin have all pledged to go veg for the week.

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