There’s a vegan in Beaumont!

Texas, y’all!

It’s tofurkey roasting on an open fire
By Humberto Martinez
December, 16, 2008

Turkey, cheese logs, eggnog and ham – these are the foods of the season.

But they’re foods that Tim Sebile, who is a vegan, can’t eat. Not in the traditional sense, anyway.

Sebile, who works at the Basic Foods store, hasn’t eaten meat or any other animal product for six years. It’s a way of living he said he’s proud to be a part of, even though there aren’t many vegetarians or vegans in the area.

Coming up with an alternative recipe isn’t hard, Sebile said, and if you’re a vegan or vegetarian for animal rights reasons, there shouldn’t be any temptation to cheat.

“You can have the same things other people eat, just made with different things,” he said. “Most people think if you’re a vegetarian, it doesn’t taste good, but that’s not true.”

Keep reading. Kudos to the Beaumont Enterprise for publishing this story.

Cross posted from The Vegan Tree House.

2 thoughts on “There’s a vegan in Beaumont!

  1. hey,
    can anyone tell me anything about beaumont, texas other than the Basic Food place? there is a dog shelter there called man’s best friends, and we are thinking about making a road trip there to possibly adopt one of their dogs…

    xo
    kittee

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