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We welcome your visit to the Mid-Hudson Vegetarian Society. If you would like to join us, visit our membership information page.

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The mission of the Mid-Hudson Vegetarian Society, Inc. is to promote the vegetarian ethic in the Mid-Hudson Valley region of New York, educate the community, and aid anyone in the pursuit of a totally vegetarian (vegan) cruelty-free and healthful lifestyle.

Support our local Farm Sanctuaries!

Please consider donating to help Catskill Animal Sanctuary in Saugerties, NY. Upcoming events include a cruelty free beauty product spa day and educational tours with vegan bake sale.  For more information visit their website at Also show your support to Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary! Consider sponsoring an animal or making a donation. Visit for more information and for upcoming events such as workshops and concerts.

Articles by Advisory Board members will be posted on our site. Our second article is by Amie Hamlin the Executive Director of New York Coalition for Healthy School Food (NYCHSF). Read her article and watch for new articles from our advistory board in the next months.

We are now accepting recipes for the next edition of our MHVS cookbook! If you are interested in submitting a recipe for consideration, please visit our recipe submission section.

MHVS is in need of a projector screen. We are looking for a new or used projector screen. If you would like to donate money towards the purchase of one, that would be great too. These are examples of the types of screens we are looking for: Search: “Projector Screen”

Do you like natural food? We are proud to announce that MHVS members now receive a discount at all Mother Earth’s Storehouse locations! View our membership benefits page for more information.

Action Alerts
Victoria Moran will talk about her new book "Main Street Vegan."  Appetizers and dessert reception.  At Rhinebeck Town Hall.  Time 2PM. ... [read this alert]
On Saturday, May 19 at 6:30 PM, The MidHudson Vegetarian Society will hold our 4th ANNUAL GALA! Gourmet vegan dinner.  There will be live music, (Elaine Rachlin quartet) and ... [read this alert]
The Recipe Nook

Mock Crab Cakes

on September 9, 2011

This is another recipe from Enjoy served as an appetizer or as a meal with some cous cous or rice. Delicious!

... [read this recipe]

General Tsao’s Tofu

on September 9, 2011

This delicious recipe came from It is just as good, if not better, than take-out!

... [read this recipe]
Recent Articles

In Memoriam Judi Gelardi

on June 27, 2014
With sadness we note the passing of our longstanding member and former President of MHVS, Judi Gelardi. Judi continued with our successful events and added new ones and got us involved in many comm ... [read this article]
Dr Michael Gregor Dr. Michael Gregor recently launched a nutritional website.  He states "A year in the making, is a labor of love featuring all the videos from all my past Lat ... [read this article]
Events Calendar

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38 East Market St., Rhinebeck, New York (NY)

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