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Thursday, July 2, 2009

Hate Meat? It Just Might Land You a Fancy Dinner

Posted By on Thu, Jul 2, 2009 at 4:25 PM

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It can't be easy to turn away from meat these days, when even marshmallows -- marshmallows! -- are excuses for consuming bacon. But convert the reasons behind your love of tempeh and millet pilaf into gripping prose, and you just might win swag nice enough to distract you from that very unfashionable aversion to chicharrones.

The Marin Vegetarian Educational Group is sponsoring a writing competition this summer: Why I Am a Vegetarian (or Vegan, if that's how you roll). Your essay's gotta be less than 800 words, and winners will be picked by a panel that includes Shirley Virgil of Donna's Tamales. First prize: a $100 gift certificate to vegan restaurant Millennium. Second place? A tamale party from Donna.

Send your entry by email to vegetariansinmarin@earthlink.net by September 30. Or, perhaps because vegetarians are a charmingly old-fashioned lot (see that bit above about rejecting bacon candy and other trends), send it via snail: 12 Rally Court, Fairfax, CA. Good thing you've got nearly three months to get it there.

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