World Vegetarian Day Date in the current year: October 1, 2016

World Vegetarian Day World Vegetarian Day is observed in many countries around the world on October 1. This day was introduced by the North American Vegetarian Society in 1977 and endorsed by the International Vegetarian Union n 1978.

World Vegetarian Day opens Vegetarian Awareness Month, lasting from October 1 to November 1. Various observances are held during the month. The North American Vegetarian Society calls everyone to spend the first day of October without meat products. Eating cooked or fresh vegetables, fruits, eggs and diary improves health and benefits environment.

Various activities are organized in many countries around the world to promote World Vegetarian Day and healthy lifestyle. Various restaurants include only vegetarian dishes in their menus, and the price of vegetables and fruits is cut in the supermarkets and greengroceries. Staying away from meat and bacon isn't really easy, but if everyone will try it for one day only, thousands of farm animals around the world will be saved.

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