Ask not what veganism can do for you, but what you can do for veganism

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Beaverton Hummer

By Emma Rosicky

Chances are you have seen the punny posters around Beaverton that use vegetables as the butt of their jokes: “Be upbeet – Join Veggie Club!” But whose faces are behind the signs and what is Veggie Club?

Veggie Club was founded in the fall of 2015 by seniors Talia Agam and Hannah Bauman to “spread awareness about veganism and the benefits of a plant-based diet. I also wanted a place where people could get together and eat healthy food. [I wanted to] make it a club about health and wellness [but] also about veganism,” shared Agam. Meetings are usually after school on Mondays in room 222.

image-2Anna Melnik, Hannah Bauman, and Autumn Sevy are enjoying healthy snacks at a meeting.

The two girls have been vegan for some time, Agam for 4 years and Bauman for 5. They started for similar reasons. At first, they believed it was…

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