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Los Angeles Vegetarian Yellow Pages

Last updated June 4, 2018

Let your computer do the walking as we list people, groups, businesses, and organizations that serve the Los Angeles County vegetarian community. To assist you in discovering local resources, we have categorized the entries. If you prefer to go directly to a particular category, click on it below.

Editors' Note: This list will only prove valuable if it includes your suggestions and input. To let us know what you would like us to include, .


Cinnaholic Mohawk Collective https://locations.cinnaholic.com/ca/los-angeles/2134-w--sunset-blvd.html
Makes vegan cinnamon rolls in a variety of flavors.
2134 W. Sunset Blvd.Suite E, Los Angeles, CA 90026
Phone: 323-844-3944

Donut Friend http://donutfriend.com/ Makes over over 40 kinds of donut flavors with flavors like Cinnamineral Dag Nutty, Rites of Sprinkles, Srirahosin, Poppygandi, and more. They even let you create you own donut by picking a donut type (glazed, cake, gluten-free), choosing a filling, and selecting a topping.

5107 York Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90042
Phone: 213-995-6191

Erin McKenna's Bakery LA (Vegan, Gluten-free, Kosher) https://www.erinmckennasbakery.com/los-angeles/ Prepares vegan and gluten-free baked treats like cakes, cookies, donuts, cupcakes, muffins, buns, and more. Does not use refined sugar. Most desserts are sweetened with agave.
236 North Larchmont Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90004
Phone: 855-462-2292

Follow Your Heart http://www.followyourheart.com
This natural food market and vegetarian/vegan cafe offers an impressive variety of in-house baked vegan cakes, pies, cookies, and creamy desserts. Also available are wedding cakes and birthday cakes with many flavor choices.
21825 Sherman Way, Canoga Park, Ca 91303
Phone: 818-348-3240

Pomegranate Los Angeles http://pomegranatela.com/ In addition to regular vegan food service in its cafe, the restaurant prepares a variety of vegan and gluten-free desserts that can be enjoyed on site or shipped. 8556 West 3rd St., Los Angeles, CA 90048
Phone: 424-335-0506

Rising Hearts Bakery (Vegan, Gluten-free, Kosher) http://www.risingheartsbakery.com/
Makes a variety of baked goods such as sandwich breads and loaves including baguettes and buns, bagels, breadsticks, pizza crust, and other specialty breads that can be prepared egg-free, nut-free, and soy-free. They also make scones, muffins, brownies, cookies, cupcakes, cheesecake, granola and mixes, and desserts. Also available are frozen items that can be baked at home: Challah for Shabbat, cinnamon rolls, and pie crust.
10836 1/2 Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232
Phone: 310-815-1800
Hours: Monday through Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 6:p.m.
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Top Tier Treats http://toptiertreats.com/
This bakery makes a wide variety of vegan cakes, including wedding cakes and cheesecakes, fillings, and frostings. Some vegan cake choices include chocolate, pound cakes in many flavors and poppy seed cakes in many flavors. Also available are vegan cookies, brownies, pies, cupcakes, and Chocolate Mousse Cups.
11511 W. Pico Blvd., West Los Angeles, CA 90064
Phone: 310-478-1971


Many of our readers have asked us to recommend chefs who will do on-site catering for large and small gatherings. In addition to the caterers listed below, most of the vegetarian restaurants listed in our Los Angeles Restaurants will gladly prepare foods for your special occasions for take-out.

Loren Cooper
With 15 years of cooking experience behind him, Loren has found his culinary niche in New Orleans French and Creole cuisine for vegans and vegetarians. However, his versatility is has allowed him to create a host of international veg dishes like Southwest Tamale, Ratatouille, and pasta-less Veggie Lasagne.
Phone: 626-398-1811
Cell Phone: 213-840-0376

Messob http://www.messob.com
An Ethiopian restaurant that prepares tasty and wholesome vegetarian platters to dining-in customers also provides complete catering for on-site parties of any size. Specializes in legume and vegetable ragouts and a unique bread made from teff, a grain indigenous to Ethiopia.
Phone: 323-938-8827

Mother Organica Food Club http://www.motherorganica.com
This catering company features several well-trained, experienced chefs of diverse backgrounds offering vegan organic foods locally sourced with dishes that reflect world cuisines. Their mission is to create awareness about making healthy, sustainable, plant-based food choices
Phone: 310-602-4628
email: info@motherorganica.com

Seedling Catering http://www.seedlingcatering.com
Vegan and Macrobiotic Chef Kristina Brindley uses her classical training to create innovative menus for events ranging from an intimate formal sit-down dinner to a hoe down. She is dedicated to maintaining the highest standard of culinary excellence primarily using fresh produce from a community supported agricultural farm. Her star-studded clientele raves about her "caviar" made from young Japanese eggplant.
Phone: 310-309-7152
email kristina@seedlingcatering.com

Spork Foods http://www.sporkfoods.com
Owned and operated by sisters Jenny and Heather Goldberg, this Los Angeles-based gourmet vegan food company creates delicious, happy-to-be-alive dishes that are only possible with organic, high-quality ingredients. Jenny and Heather are especially interested in the healing properties of food and offer cooking classes, in-home healthy- eating consultations, group cooking classes, and catering.
Phone: 323-284-8733
email: jenny@sporkfoods.com or heather@sporkfoods.com

Veggie Fixation http://www.veggiefixation.com
Veggie Fixation provides plant-based, eco-friendly private catering and seasonal cooking classes, and is dedicated to preparing fresh, organic foods to satisfy all palates. Whether you are vegan or vegetarian or you just enjoy an occasional meat-free meal, Chef Christine prepares food you'll love. Veggie Fixation is based in Santa Monica, serving the Greater Los Angeles area.
Christine Oppenheim
Phone: (424) 259-3106
email: ChefChristineO@gmail.com

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Chef AJ
Chef AJ is a graduate of the Living Light Culinary Arts Institute and teaches raw food preparation classes at Chef's Inc. and Chefmakers in the Los Angeles area. She also conducts private classes in raw food preparation Chef AJ volunteers at the Braille Institute teaching healthy cooking classes to those who have lost their sight as a result of diabetes.
Phone: 818-430-3436
email: chefAJ@att.net.

Kristina Brindley http://www.seedlingcatering.com
Kristina Brindley is a classically trained chef who created and runs Seedling Catering, a Vegan and Macrobiotic company that caters to a star-studded clientele. Chef Kristina teaches private or group lessons that are not only entertaining and educational, but delicious, too!
Phone: 310-309-7152
email kristina@seedlingcatering.com

Marilyn McDonald http://www.veganbitebybite.com
Cooking instructor, educator and chef has 30 years of experience in assisting people to transition into a vegan diet. She has prepared meals for well-known personalities such as James Cromwell and Howard Lyman and was Co-Chef at Woody Harrelson's restaurant O-2. Marilyn was featured in the September/October 2001 issue of Spa Magazine. She consults and coaches and presently offers private and group classes in vegan cooking and gourmet raw foods preparation.
Phone: 213-487-7962
email: marilyn@veganbitybybite.com

Spork Foods http://www.sporkfoods.com
Owned and operated by sisters Jenny and Heather Goldberg, this Los Angeles-based gourmet vegan food company creates delicious, happy-to-be-alive dishes that are only possible with organic, high-quality ingredients. Jenny and Heather are especially interested in the healing properties of food and offer cooking classes, in-home healthy- eating consultations, group cooking classes, and catering.
Phone: 323-284-8733
email: jenny@sporkfoods.com or heather@sporkfoods.com

Vegan Cooking Show http://www.veganlosangeles.com/
Vegan Los Angeles is a group aiming to promote the healthy vegan or plant-based diet by giving free-of-charge cooking demonstrations around the Los Angeles area.

Veggie Fixation http://www.veggiefixation.com
Veggie Fixation provides plant-based, eco-friendly private catering and seasonal cooking classes, and is dedicated to preparing fresh, organic foods to satisfy all palates. Whether you are vegan or vegetarian or you just enjoy an occasional meat-free meal, Chef Christine prepares food you'll love. Veggie Fixation is based in Santa Monica, serving the Greater Los Angeles area.
Christine Oppenheim
Phone: (424) 259-3106
email: ChefChristineO@gmail.com

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C & F Landscaping and Construction http://www.angelfire.com/planet/candflandscaping
Los Angeles based landscaping team apply their vegan/vegetarian lifestyle principles to their environmentally conscientious landscape designs. They offer full landscape services including fountains, ponds, botanical gardens, patios, decks, and retaining walls as well as specializing in edible landscapes.
Phone: 310-714-3976
email: John - johnrogers444@yahoo.com

LongBeachGreenGuide.com http://www.longbeachgreenguide.com
An A-Z "green" resource directory for finding earth-friendly businesses, health-promoting services, local events and activities with a gentle footprint in the Long Beach area.
email: lbgreenguide@gmail.com

Los Angeles County Department of Public Works http://dpw.lacounty.gov/epd/sg
This ecology-focused agency began The Countywide Yard Waste Program in 1990 to help people learn about backyard composting, grass recycling and water-wise gardening to reduce disposal of solid waste in landfills. Learn the facts and the techniques to create your own natural fertilizer for healthy soil and healthy plants and vegetable gardens.
Los Angeles County Department of Public Works
Environmental Programs Division
Countywide Yard Waste Program
P.O. Box 1460, Alhambra, CA 91802-1460
Phone: 888-253-2652
FAX: 626-458-3593

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Christopher Nyerges http://www.christophernyerges.com
Christopher Nyerges offers one-day and half-day weekend Wild Food Outings, Wild Food Cooking Workshops, Survival Skills Intensives and Workshops, and Mountain Survival Services
email: christopher_nyerges@yahoo.com

Common Ground Garden Program
Educational volunteer organization focused on creating community gardens in disadvantaged areas to teach community people how to grow their own food, maintain their gardens, and prepare the food they've grown. Sponsored by the University of California, Division of Agricultural Sciences.
To volunteer for training contact Yvonne Savio, Program Manager.
2 Coral Circle, Monterey Park, CA 91755
Phone: 323-838-4532
Web site: http://celosangeles.ucdavis.edu/Common_Ground_Garden_Program/

The Gentle Barn Foundation http://www.gentlebarn.org
Ellie Callahan is the founder and guiding force of Gentle Barn, a humanitarian organization that rescues farm animals from abuse, neglect, and slaughter and cares for them. The group, located in Valencia, provides a series of weekly school visits to teach children kindness to animals, to each other, and to the planet. Each week they bring a different farm animal to school so children learn, touch, and connect to the animal world.
Phone: 818-705-5477

Prostate Cancer Foundation (formerly CaPCURE)
Michael Milken's organization for prostate cancer research
1250 4th St., Suite 360, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Phone: 800-757-2873
Web site: Prostate Cancer Foundation
email: info@prostatecancerfoundation.org

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Roy Artal, M.D. http://www.drartal.com
Dr. Artal is a board certified specialist in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine, and sleep medicine. He is a vegan, an avid swimmer and runner, and tries to teach his patients the importance of nutrition, lifestyle, and exercise in achieving optimum health. He is a graduate of the UCLA School of Medicine, a Clinical Instructor of Medicine at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine and on the faculty of the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Women's Guild Lung Institute Center of Excellence.
8635 W 3rd. St., Suite 965, Los Angeles, CA 90048
Phone: 310-657-3792

Walter Burnham, Jr. MD https://www.zocdoc.com/doctor/walter-burnham-jr-md-118796
Dr. Burnham attended Loma Linda University, where he received his medical degree. He also completed his internship in general surgery and his residency in orthopedic surgery at the same institution. He also completed his fellowship in orthopedic spine surgery at Seattle Spine Group. Dr. Burnham is affiliated with Huntington Hospital in Pasadena, CA and with Monrovia Memorial Hospital in Monrovia, CA. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and is a part of Huntington Orthopedics. He sees patients for orthopedic consultations, back problems as well as other common and specialized reasons.
39 Congress St., Second Floor, Pasadena, CA 91105
Phone: 626-795-0282

Joshua Davidson, MD, MPH http://www.davidsonallergy.com/Davidson_Allergy/Welcome.html
Dr. Davidson received his Masters Degree in Public Health from Yale University and graduated from UCLA School of Medicine in 2003. He was awarded a Pediatric and Adult Allergy/Immunology Fellowship to the National Jewish Medical and Research Center in Denver, Colorado. He offers the comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of allergic disorders, asthma, and immunologic conditions.
502 Torrance Blvd., Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Phone: 310-792-8393

Jay Gordon, MD http://www.drjaygordon.com/
In the middle of his residency training, pediatrician Jay Gordon took an unusual step. Deciding that he needed greater knowledge about nutrition, vitamins, and alternative medicine in order to practice medicine the way he wanted to, Dr. Gordon took a Senior Fellowship in Pediatric Nutrition at Sloan-Kettering Institute in New York City. After his residency at Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, Dr. Gordon joined the teaching attending faculty at UCLA Medical Center and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He is a vegetarian pediatrician dedicated to teaching his patients and their parents how to achieve good health with a compassionate lifestyle.
901 Montana Ave., Suite C, Santa Monica, CA 90403
Phone: 310-393-9784

Demetrio Hechanova, MD http://health.usnews.com/doctors/demetrio-hechanova-351894
Dr. Demetrio Hechanova is a cardiologist in Covina, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Citrus Valley Medical Center and Foothill Presbyterian Hospital. He received his medical degree from Universidad de Montemorelos School of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years. He is one of 14 doctors at Citrus Valley Medical Center and one of 8 at Foothill Presbyterian Hospital who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.
315 N. Third Ave. #207
Covina, CA 91723
Phone: 626-915-4700

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD, CPT http://www.plantbaseddietitian.com
Julieanna received her Bachelors degree from UCLA and Masters of Science in Nutrition at California State University, Northridge, where she also completed her Dietetic Internship. She has taught as part of Dr. T. Colin Campbell's eCornell Plant-Based Nutrition Certification Program, worked as a clinical dietitian at Century City Doctors Hospital, and has consulted for numerous businesses. A plant-based dietitian and certified personal trainer who has helped people achieve their goals through coaching, she offers in-home counseling, online diet and fitness analysis, and online as well as phone counseling and health coaching.
Phone: 310-502-0690
Blog: http://toyourhealthnutrition.blogspot.com

Tracy J. Huckin DO https://healthy.kaiserpermanente.org/southern-california/physicians/tracy-huckin-9227726#/map
Dr. Huckin is a cardiologist in Los Angeles, California and is affiliated with Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles Medical Center. She graduated with honors from University Of Health Sciences / Chicago Medical School in 2000. She received her medical degree from Kansas City University College of Osteopathic Medicine. She is one of 5 doctors at Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles Medical Center who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.
Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles Medical Center Building
6041 Cadillac Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90034

Heather Hyun, DO http://wholelifebalance.com/about-us/our-team/heather-hyun/
Dr. Hyun is a Board Certified Osteopathic Family Medicine Physician with a separate board certification in Integrative and Holistic Medicine. She attended the University of Southern California where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Critical Studies and Film Production. She made the decision to apply to both Acupuncture and Osteopathic Medical Schools. She completed a year of Chinese Medical School when she was accepted into Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine where she was honored in her second year with a position as a pre-doctoral fellow in osteopathic manipulation. Following graduation from medical school, Dr. Hyun attended the Glendale Adventist Family Medicine Residency Program and has since earned her certification for Medical Acupuncture through the Helms Medical Institute and IV Nutrition Therapy through International IV Nutrition Therapy for Professionals.
1108 Fremont Ave., South Pasadena, CA 91030
Phone: 626)-578-5755
507 Wilshire Ave. Suite 101, Santa Monica, CA 90401

Khalsa Chiropractic http://www.drmhaatma.com
Dr. Mha Atma S. Khalsa attended the University of California at Berkeley majoring in biology and environmental studies. Interested in healing, he graduated from the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic and now has a full practice. Concerned about our troubled environment, he founded http://www.earthaction.org to promote environmental healing and social justice.
5880 San Vicente Blvd., Suite 101, Los Angeles, CA 90035
Phone: 323-857-1277

Steven A. Lawenda, MD https://healthy.kaiserpermanente.org/southern-california/physicians/steven-lawenda-0461112#/map
Dr. Lawenda graduated from the University of California, Davis School of Medicine in 2001. He works in Lancaster, California and specializes in Family Medicine. Dr. Lawenda is affiliated with Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center and Palmdale Regional Medical Center. Dr. Lawenda emphasizes a plant-based lifestyle that has benefitted his patients and himself.
43112 15th Street West, Lancaster, CA 93534
Phone: 877-554-4404

Mignon Marquina, MD http://health.usnews.com/doctors/mignon-marquina-696185
Dr. Marquina is a Family Practice Specialist. She attended and graduated with honors from Stanford University School Of Medicine in 1997and has over 19 years of diverse experiences, especially in Family Practice.
703 Pier Ave., Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
Phone: 310-941-1513

David R. Miller, MD http://www.wellness.com/dir/2029119/family-doctor/ca/agoura-hills/david-miller-miller-medical--wellness-ctr-md#referrer
Dr. Miller is a Family Practice Specialist in Agoura Hills, California. He graduated with honors from University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston in 1993. Having more than 23 years of diverse experiences, especially in Family Practice, Miller affiliates with many hospitals including Los Robles Hospital & Medical Center, West Hills Hospital & Medical Center, and cooperates with other doctors and specialists in the medical group Miller Medical And Wellness Clinic.
28240 Agoura Rd., Suite 102, Agoura Hills, California 91301-2485
Phone: (818) 706-9690

Schubert Palmer, MD http://ullanda.com/schubert.htm
Dr. H. Schubert Palmer is an interventional cardiologist who presently practices at the White Memorial Medical Center and several other hospitals in Los Angeles, California. Being a precocious student, at the tender age of fourteen he enrolled as a freshman at Northern Caribbean University in his homeland of Jamaica. He completed his undergraduate studies at Andrews University in Michigan, and subsequently graduated from Loma Linda University Medical School in Loma Linda, California. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and is also a Diplomate in the Subspecialty of Cardiovascular Disease. He is also recognized as a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, and Fellow of the Society of Cardiac Angiography and Intervention.
1701 Cesar Chavez #403, Los Angeles, CA 90033
Phone: 323-224-2040

Sharon Palmer, RD http://sharonpalmer.com/
Sharon Palmer earned a BS in Dietetics from Loma Linda University. She served as Food Service Director for St. Luke Medical Center from 1989 to 1997. Since 2000 she has been a food and nutrition writer and editor for a number of national publications, including Environmental Nutrition, nutrition editor for Today's Dietitian, and nutrition advisor for Oldways Vegetarian Network. Sharon is the author of Plant-Powered for Life and The Plant-Powered Diet.

Clinton Pomroy, ND http://www.drpomroy.com/
Dr. Pomroy is a Naturopathic Doctor who received his Naturopathic Medical Degree in 1996 from the National College of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland, Oregon and is licensed to practice in California. Dr. Pomroy believes it is essential to bridge conventional medicine with the ages-old art of traditional, holistic medicine. Providing integrated medical services to his patients enhances the outcome and care of treatment that patients receive. He is a member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, International Hormone Society, California Naturopathic Doctors Association, and ACAM.
23945 Calabasas Rd., #101, Calabasas, CA 91302-1500
Phone: 818-224-2404

Maya Roth, ND http://www.drmayaroth.com/about.asp
Dr. Roth completed her residency training at Comprehensive Health Services, an integrative multidisciplinary practice, in Phoenix, Arizona. She received a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine Degree from the University of Bridgeport College of Naturopathic Medicine in Bridgeport, Connecticut. She is one of only two national recipients of the Integrative Therapeutics, Inc. - American Association of Naturopathic Physicians STAIR Scholarship and Residency.
Chiropractic Center of Los Angeles
322 North La Brea Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Phone: 323-935-9777

Matthew Ruscigno, RD https://truelovehealth.com/about/
Matt Ruscigno is a vegan of 20 years and a leading expert in nutrition. He has a Nutritional Science degree from Pennsylvania State University, a Public Health Nutrition masters degree from Loma Linda University, and certification as a Registered Dietitian. In addition to working with vegetarian clients and athletes, Matt is the Past-Chair of the Vegetarian Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. He is a co-author of the No Meat Athlete with Matt Frazier and Appetite for Reduction with Isa Moskowitz.

Heather Shenkman, MD http://veganheartdoc.blogspot.com/
Dr.Shenkman is a cardiologist affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Providence Holy Cross Medical Center and Providence St. Joseph Medical Center. She received her medical degree from Albany Medical College. She is a vegan interventional cardiologist, avid marathon runner, and triathlete who also blogs about her love of running.
191 South Buena Vista Street, Ste 400, Burbank CA 91505
14901 Rinaldi Street, Ste 201, Mission Hills, CA 91345
Phone: 818-848-0023

James R. Tipton, MD http://www.healthgrades.com/physician/dr-james-tipton-xpfvr#tab=appointment
Dr. Tipton follows a plant-based diet and practices at Kaiser Permanente. He specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology. Dr. Tipton graduated medical school at the University of California at Los Angeles and interned at the University of California Los Angeles where he also completed his residency in 1983.
8001 Ventura Canyon Ave., Panorama City, CA 91402
Phone: 818-375-2000

Jorge H. Vargas, MD https://www.uclahealth.org/mattel/pediatric-gastroenterology/our-physicians
Dr.Vargas is Professor of Pediatrics at The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and is the Medical Director for the Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Support Program at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. Dr. Vargas received his medical degree from Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Se–ora del Rosario in Bogota, Colombia. He completed his residency in Pediatrics at the Hospital Infantil Lorencita Villegas de Santos in Bogota, Colombia and his fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology at the Hospital Trousseau in Paris and UCLA. His clinical interests include gastrointestinal motility disorders, nutrition, functional bowel disorders and therapeutic endoscopy. Dr. Vargas' clinical research interest is in gastrointestinal motility disorders. He is the Director of the Pediatric Gastrointestinal Motility Center at UCLA. The center evaluates, treats and follows patients who have a variety of different gastrointestinal motility disorders
Children's Health Center
200 UCLA Medical Plaza, Suite 265, Los Angeles, California 90095
Phone: 310-825-0867

David Y. Wong, MD http://www.healthintegrationcenter.net/david_wong.php
Doctor Wong, a graduate of Loma Linda Medical School, is co-founder and medical director of the Health Integration Center in Torrance and Santa Monica, California--an innovative, educational and holistic health center founded in 1978 that utilizes a variety of healing disciplines, including nutrition, acupuncture, stress reduction, natural hormones, herbal medicine, and energy healing. His goals are to help people achieve optimal heath and balance through the integration of body, mind, and spirit. Dr. Wong has served as medical director at the Foxhollow Wellness Clinic in Crestwood, Kentucky, and currently at MOA Wellness Center in Los Angeles.
3220 W. Sepulveda Blvd, Suite 103, Torrance, CA 90505
Phone: 310-326-8625

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Information courtesy of Marr Nealon. For more pet resources read her helpful article at

Buddha Dog http://buddhadog.com
Buddha Dog has been offering small animal massage therapy and wellness at your location in the Los Angeles area with Registered Veterinary Technician and Certified Animal Massage Therapist Pam Holt since 2003. Sessions include Acupressure, TTouch, Stone Massage, and Reiki. Gift Certificates are available. Reasonable rates start at $30, and work is guaranteed.
Phone: 818-300-4478
email: pam@buddhadog.com

Dr. May's Veterinary House Calls http://www.drmaysvethousecalls.com/ or http://www.facebook.com/drmayveganvet
Dr. Armaiti May is a rare vegan veterinarian--one who makes house calls and offers comprehensive veterinary care. She offers examinations and consultations, acupuncture, vaccines, deworming, blood and urine testing, injections, prescriptions, minor wound treatments, bandage applications, ear cleaning, at-home euthanasia, and much more.
12405 Venice Blvd. #351, Los Angeles, CA 90066
Phone: 310-614-3530
FAX: 310-220-6792
email: veganvet@gmail.com

My Pet Naturally http://www.mypetnaturally.com
A caring pet store that sells natural, holistic, and earth friendly pet foods and health care products at truly reasonable prices. Vegans can find Evolution Diet pet food for dogs, cats, and ferrets and consult a well-informed staff to help customize their pets' diets. They have pet adoptions, pet photography, homeopathy for pets, and take up collections for shelter and rescue dogs.
12001 West Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90064
Phone: 310-477-3030
email: info@mypetnaturally.com

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ABC Health Food Center http://www.vegefood.com
Health food store with a wide variety of vegetarian foods and health oriented books. The organization offers on-line home delivery.
1501 East Chevy Chase Drive, Glendale, CA 91206
Phone: 888-765-6955 or 818- 546-8552 FAX: 818-546-8464

FarmBoxLA http://www.farmboxla.com
Farm Box LA delivers weekly to your door or office a Farm Box full of a variety of freshly picked produce personally selected from local farms and farmers markets. There's nothing better than eating food that tastes the way it's supposed to--as if just harvested from the earth!
Phone: 310-344-6701 email: farmboxla@gmail.com

Farm Fresh To You http://www.farmfreshtoyou.com
Capay Organic, a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) located 90 miles northeast of San Francisco, is committed to delivering fresh fruits and vegetables directly to your home or office as frequently as you choose. Their farm in the Imperial Valley extends their service to those in Los Angeles as well as Northern California.
Phone: 310-428-6610
email: sumsum@farmfreshtoyou.com

FoodFlo http://www.foodflo.com
Paris trained Chef Florence Bertheau offers a vast array of services focusing on her meals that specialize in raw organic sprouted foods. Personal chef services, complete meal delivery services, catering, cooking classes, restaurant consulting, and new alkaline/ph balancing meals delivered to your door.
Phone: 323-644-8100
email: Foodflo@aol.com

Gourmet Soup Kitchen http://www.thegourmetsoupkitchen.com/
Amy Caplan and partner Daniel Tout offer more than two dozen innovative varieties of vegetarian soups available frozen in 16-ounce cartons for home delivery. Some of the vegan choices include Cuban Black Bean, Mushroom Barley, French Onion, Old World Lentil, Thai Coconut Curry.
11123 Montana Ave., #85, Santa Monica, CA 90403
Phone: 310-393-6902
FAX: 310-399-7783
email: amy@thegourmetsoupkitchen.com

Little Green Forks http://www.littlegreenforks.com
A healthy food delivery and catering serviced that delivers to most of Los Angeles and Orange County. Their focus is on whole-foods, plant-based, low-fat, and unprocessed meals that offer tasty appealing variety with a healthy focus. Customers can order foods delivered or for pick-up at the food location. Order by 6:00 a.m. and receive delivery in time for dinner. Choose from a seasonal menu of main dishes, bowls, soups, salads, including fruit salad, and choose the portion size perfect for you.
825 S. Myrtle Avenue, Monrovia, CA 91016
Phone: 626-387-3675
e-mail: contactus@littlegreenforks.com

Los Angeles Organic Vegetable Express (LOVE) http://www.lovedelivery.com
Provides a user and earth friendly service for discriminating people who have chosen to live a healthier, greener lifestyle. Delivers fresh organic produce to homes and offices.
P.O. Box 1315 Venice, CA 90294
Phone: 310-821-LOVE
email: info@lovedelivery.com

Mother Organica Food Club http://www.motherorganica.com
This catering company features several well-trained, experienced chefs of diverse backgrounds offering vegan organic foods locally sourced with dishes that reflect world cuisines. Their mission is to create awareness about making healthy, sustainable, plant-based food choices
Phone: 310-602-4628
email: info@motherorganica.com

RAWvolution http://www.rawvolution.com
Each week, Rawvolution creates a box of prepared, organic, low-calorie raw foods that includes two fresh-pressed juices, four gourmet entrŽes, four side dishes and two delicious, low-glycemic desserts. This provides truly healthy meals that you can bring to work or have waiting for you when you return from a long day. The Box can be delivered anywhere in the Los Angeles area on Monday evenings.

Seedling Catering http://www.seedlingcatering.com
Vegan and Macrobiotic Chef Kristina Brindley creates varied menus using fresh produce from a community supported agricultural farm and delivered to home or office. The website is updated weekly.
1716 South Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles, Ca 90035
Phone: 310-309-7152
email kristina@seedlingcatering.com

SPUD https://www.spud.com
The Los Angeles county division of Spud was formerly known as Organic Express. Select individual items from the organic produce category for each delivery, or you can create your own Fresh Harvest Box. SPUD's Fresh Harvest Box is a variety of delicious organic fruits and vegetables tailored by you to your unique preferences. Offers a complete selection of natural foods, including milk, bread, pasta and ready-made meals.
21136 S. Wilmington, Suite 300, Carson, CA, 90810
Phone: 310-674-2642
Fax: 310-547-8650

Vegin' Out http://www.veginout.com
Southern California's premier vegan home delivery service prepares fresh, vegan cuisine, using as many organic ingredients as possible, and conveniently delivers right to your door. Well-balanced meals contain almost exclusively, whole, unprocessed foods, and are free of cholesterol, saturated fats, and trans-fats. Mention Vegetarians in Paradise and receive $10 off of your first order!
Phone: 800-420-4927

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Growing Great
A non-profit nutrition education organization dedicated to inspiring children and adults to adopt healthy eating habits. Works to create collaborations that support healthy food choices and lifestyles in Manhattan Beach and the South Bay area of Los Angeles. Their long-range vision is to expand programs and services into school districts and communities outside of the South Bay.
2711 N. Sepulveda Blvd., #279, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Phone: 310-939-9216
email: info@growinggreat.org

Kids Make a Difference http://www.kidsmakeadifference.org
Kids Make a Difference brings together wonderfully caring children from across the broader Los Angeles area with other such children to have a great time making a difference together. Kids Make a Difference offers these hands-on community service programs in which elementary and middle-school age children may participate on weekends and school vacations: hiking and maintaining trails, surveying and cleaning beaches, visiting and caring at retirement homes, gleaning farms, feeding the homeless, removing graffiti, caring for animals at refuges and sanctuaries, helping the handicapped, recycling projects, etc. Kids Make a Difference teaches and helps children to reach out and make a difference in the worldaround them. This experience shows children that what they do matters and that they can make a difference.
P.O. Box 24922 LA, CA 90024-0922

Kind News (Kids in Nature's Defense) http://www.kindnews.org
An easy-to-read monthly publication that educates primary graders about respecting animals and the environment and encourages literacy, violence prevention, good citizenship, and peaceful conflict resolution. This classroom newspaper, published by the National Association for Humane and Environmental Education, is the youth education division of The Humane Society of the United States. The organization encourages all people to "adopt a teacher" who will then receive a classroom subscription to the publication.
Phone: 310-656-2016
email: KindNewsLA@aol.com

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The Ark Trust, Inc. now Humane Society of the United States Hollywood Office
National non-profit animal protection organization devoted to raising public awareness of animal issues. Site includes pages about the group's proactive media projects to promote positive coverage of animal topics. Maintains a library of videotapes covering animal use and abuse as a resource for the media. Links to other animal friendly sites.
Phone: 818-501-2275
email: winikoff@envirolink.org

Green People http://www.greenpeople.org
Provides an online searchable directory of products and services provided by eco-friendly people and organizations.
420 Raymond Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90405
Phone: 310-399-9355

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Keep Company https://keepcompany.com
This online, Los Angeles-based shop features Ikat scarves, hand-dyed goods, shoes, T-shirts, and unique apparel including shoes that are vegan and cruelty-free.
Phone: 866-680-5870
e-mail: orders@keepcompany.com

MooShoes http://mooshoes.com
Visit a real bricks and mortar store for an excellent selection of cruelty-free men's and women's shoes, bags, wallets, purses, totes, belts. Visitors will also find books, DVDs, and T-shirts and sweatshirts.
3116 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90026
Phone: 323-741-8090 or 1.866.598.3426
e-mail: la@mooshoes.com

Vegan Chic http://www.veganchic.com This Los Angeles-based online shop specializes in men's, women's, and kid's shoes for all occasions, bags and accessories like wallets and belts, and gift certificates. Though this shop is not a bricks and mortar store, they are available for assistance by phone.
Phone: 310-480-6794
e-mail: customercare@veganchic.com

Vegan Scene https://veganscene.com This local vegan shop carries fashionable men's and women's clothing including T-shirts, sweatshirts, hoodies, blouses, skirts, shoes, dresses, faux suede jackets, sleepwear, wallets, purses, magazines, backpacks, beauty products, unique gifts, and belts in familiar vegan brands and some designed by Vegan Scene. Free parking on Main Street in front of the store. Metered parking nearby.
610 Main St. Venice, CA 90291
Phone: 310-448-2650
Hours: Monday through Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Sunday 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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VeganPrinter http://www.veganprinter.com
VeganPrinter.com uses recycled paper and soy-based inks while being "Powered by Tofu." Provides customers with all printing and design needs and offers green options for those who those who want to go green.
FAX: 800-571-VEGAN

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Cedarlane Natural Foods, Inc. http://www.cedarlanefoods.com
Producer of low-fat natural foods including frozen dinners and entrees, salads, and specialty breads. Many of the dinners are made with soy protein.
1135 E. Artesia Blvd., Carson, CA 90746
Phone: 310-886-7720
Fax: 310-886-7732
email: feedback@cedarlanefoods.com

ChocoVivo http://www.chocovivo.com
The bean-to-bar chocolate factory makes a banquet of unique flavors with no additives or preservatives and very minimal processing, resulting in a 100% whole bean chocolate. They use no fillers, colors, flavorings, soy lecithin, milk powder, or additional cacao butter.
12469 Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90066
Phone: 310-845-6259
email: info@chocovivo.com

From farmers' markets to a bricks and mortar location, cobblers are now available seven days a week. Several varieties of unique flavors made from seasonal fresh fruit combinations prepared from scratch are the creation of owner Shae Seward. Follow Shae on Twitter http://twitter.com/cobblermania
8300 S, Western Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90047
Phone: 323-316-4793
email: cobblermaniac@aol.com

Corn Maiden Foods http://www.cornmaidenfoods.com
Maker of 26 varieties of tamales including 8 vegetarian and 6 vegan selections. No lard or preservatives in any of their products. Sells their products at a number of farmers' markets.
24201 Frampton Ave., Harbor City, CA 90710
Phone: 310-784-0400
FAX: 310-784-0404
email: cornmaiden@earthlink.net

Edible Arrangements http://www.ediblearrangements.com
Makes colorful, eye appealing fresh fruit displays that make attractive table centerpieces. Made to order in varying sizes, the arrangements contain no preservatives. Stores are located throughout Los Angeles County and across the nation. Check website for locations.

El Burrito Mexican Food Products, Inc. http://www.elburrito.com
Manufactures vegetarian soy products using non GMO soybeans. Items include Soyrizo (meatless soy chorizo), SoyLoaf (meatless meatloaf), SoySteak, and SoyTaco.
P.O. Box 90125, City of Industry, CA 91715-0125
Phone: 800-933-7828
FAX: 626-369-6972
email: info@elburrito.com

Flamous Brands, Inc. http://www.flamousbrands.com
Manufacturers a line of 100% vegetarian falafel chips in spicy, sesame, and original flavors. The chips contain no dairy or eggs and no trans fats and are non-GMO, certified organic, gluten-free, and kosher.
2500 East Colorado Blvd. Suite 205, Pasadena, CA 91107
Phone: 626-799-7909
FAX: 626-548-5891

Follow Your Heart http://www.followyourheart.com
Packages their Vegenaise (mock mayonnaise) /Vegan Gourmet Cheese Alternative, Chicken Free Chicken*, and vegetarian and vegan salad dressings which contain no preservatives. Cheeses in the company line include Provolone, Mozzarella, and American in slices, blocks, and snack packs. .Available at health food stores.
P.O. Box 9400, Canoga Park, California, 91309
Phone: 818-725-2820
Fax: 818-725-2812
email: fyhinfo@followyourheart.com

Jamae Natural Foods http://www.jamae.com
Produces a variety of vegan oatmeal cookies that are sugar free as well as soynut crunch bars.
P.O Box 481096, Los Angeles, CA 90048
Phone: 800-343-0052 or 323-937-3670
FAX: 323-937-0849

Leaf Cuisine http://www.leaforganics.com
Makes raw vegan soy-free and gluten-free Not Cream Cheese Spreads made with cashews amd chia seeeds Varieties include Onion Chive, Jalapeno Lime, Classic Plain, Smoky Goudha, Peppery Jack, and Garlicky Herb. Products are available for purchase at Whole Foods Markets.
e-mail: rod@leafcuisine.com

Melissa's World Variety Produce, Inc. http://www.melissas.com
Packages soynuts, meat alternatives, and tofu products along with unique varieties of fresh and dried produce from around the world.
P.O. Box 21127, Los Angeles, CA 90021
Phone: 800-588-0151
email: hotline@melissas.com

Mighty Soy, Inc. http://www.mightysoy.com
Makes soy milk drinks and tofu.
1227 South Eastern Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90022
Phone: 323-266-6969

Miyako Oriental Foods, Inc. http://www.coldmountainmiso.com
Manufactures miso and soy bean paste and prepares edamame (fresh soy beans) under the Cold Mountain and Yamajirushi labels.
4287 Puente Avenue, Baldwin Park, CA 91706
Phone: 626-962-9633
FAX: 626-814-4569

Morinaga Nutritional Foods, Inc. http://www.morinu.com
Makes silken tofu varieties under the brand name Mori-Nu.
2441 West 205th St., Suite C 102, Torrance, CA 90501
Phone: 310-787-0200
FAX: 310-787-2727

Naked Juice http://www.nakedjuice.com
Prepares more than 60 varieties that are 100% fresh, natural juice. Their products include smoothies, vegetable juices, fruit juices, nectars, fortified juices, and frozen juices.
935 West 8th St.,Azusa, CA 91702
Phone: 877-858-4237 or 626-812-6022
FAX: 626-334-6439

Soofer Co., Inc. http://www.sadaf.com
They distribute Sadaf products that include pickled hot Mediterranean peppers, grapeseed oil, hummus, baba ghannouge, Mediterranean salad, and hot crushed red pepper relish. Some items are vegan.
2828 Alameda St., Los Angeles, California 90058
Phone: 323-234-6666 or 800-852-4050
FAX: 323-234-2447
email: info@sadaf.com

Spice of Life Meatless Meats & Jerky http://www.Spice-Of-Life.com
Creates meatless meats and jerky that are wheat-free, gluten free, salt free, cholesterol-free, high in fiber and protein, and have the look, taste and texture of a wide range of meats. Products are made from defatted soy flour, Bragg Liquid Aminos, sunflower oil, and natural spices and are 100% VEGAN. Items are not only for vegetarians but also for celiacs, diabetics, low sodium dieters, and athletes who require additional protein.
15445 Ventura Blvd., Suite 115, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
Phone: 337-436-6748 (toll free)

Visoy Food Inc.
Manufactures baked tofu, pressed tofu, fried tofu, and tofu strips.
111 West Elmyra Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone: 323-221-4079
FAX: 323-221-4137

Vromage http://www.vromage.com
This cheese shop and restaurant makes and sells dairy-free cheese made from nuts and an aging process. Restaurant offers salads, sandwiches, pizza, and platters featuring Veganzola, Macon Brie, Vromage Blanc, and Mozzarella cheeses. The store sells cheese varieties that include Veganzola, Goat-Cranberry, Feta-Herb, Goat-Chive, Cheddar-Spicy, Asiago, Feta-Basil, Camembert, Picorino, Brie, Pepperjack, and Truffle Cream.
7988 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90046
Phone: 323-745-0157
Hours: Wednesday through Sunday 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Monday and Tuesday wholesale only by reservation.

Will-Pak Foods, Inc. http://www.tasteadventure.com
Under the brand name Taste Adventure they produce a variety of vegan, preservative-free, almost instant soups, chiles, and refried beans. Their Quick Cuisine items include vegetarian side dishes such as Bombay Curry and Jambalaya.
3350 Shelby St., Suite 200, Ontario, CA 91764
Phone: 800-874-0883 or 909-945-4554
FAX: 909-899-7822

Zen Bakery http://www.zenbakery.com
Bakes a variety of rolls without sugar or honey. Fruit juice sweetened rolls include Whole Wheat Sesame and Cinnamon Raisin.
10988 Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90064
Phone: 310-475-6727

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