Vegan Texas by the Numbers

Top: Texas VegFest shirt, sign outside Green Vegetaran, Jalisco Taco from Vegan Nom; middle: Loving Hut in Arlington, Sunny Day Farms, Texas State Veggie Fair; bottom: Lone Star Vegetarian Chili Cook-Off, vegan pigs in blankets, Green Seed Vegan

Part of the reason why I started blogging here at Lone Star Plate is to combat the jokes about vegans in Texas. There’s the idea that meat is entrenched in Texas cuisine and that you can’t be vegan in Texas. The truth is, meat is entrenched in most of the world. And being different anywhere isn’t easy. But, there’s a thriving vegan community in Texas, and I’m here to document it. As of today Texas is home to