Resources for young people

The Vegetarian Society is an educational charity. Our job is to help people learn more about vegetarianism by providing accurate and interesting information and resources.

arrowIf you're looking for basic information about vegetarianism our Going Veggie section might be a good place to start.

arrowIf you have a question you'd like answering then you can email:

ArrowYou can also find fun and quirky facts in the A-Z of vegetarianism, veg of the month and 10 things about...

arrowFill in the order form to order any of the resources below or call us directly on 0161 925 2000. Many of the resources are also available to download.

All our materials are free within the UK. However, as a small charity, any donations would be much appreciated.

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Veggie Guide for TeensVeggie guide for teens and parents

Booklet packed full of information, ideas and advice for the whole family. 

  Download a copy (2.36 MB)


Project book for schoolsVegetarianism: a project book for schools

This revised and re-designed resource is ideal for students aged 11-16 and it fits into a wide range of curriculum areas including science, food, citizenship, health and social care.

 pdf iconDownload a copy (2,29 MB) or £1 per item

Recipe bookmarksRecipe bookmarks set

A set of 4 bookmarks featuring quick and easy recipes.

Tofu & Broccoli Stir Fry
Quick Chickpea Curry - only available as download
Country Garden Cottage Pie - only available as download
Perfect Pasta - only available as a download

Download a copy (3 MB) or 50p per set


Young Veggie GuideYoung veggie guide

A guide aimed at young people, aged 12 and under, who are vegetarian or thinking of going vegetarian. Full of information, advice, facts and recipes

Download a copy (3.66 MB) or 50p per item

Going veggieGoing veggie...

The essential guide to going, being and staying vegetarian covers everything an aspiring veggie needs to know, including what a vegetarian is, how to take the first steps, nutrition and even doing the big shop as a veggie.

Download a copy (3.35 MB)

Go veggie for the tasteGoing veggie...for the taste

A recipe booklet packed with mouth-watering, nutritionally balanced recipes. These recipes are, colourful, varied and perfect for all year round.

Download a copy (1.28 MB)


Going veggie...for the animalsGoing veggie...for the animals

Many people stop eating meat because of concerns over the way animals are killed for food and this leaflet highlights the extent of animal slaughter in the UK. Going veggie...for the animals looks at all kinds of farmed animals, their lifespan and conditions they live in before being slaughtered.

Download a copy (1.34 MB)



Environment leaflet Going veggie...for the environment

An introduction to why going vegetarian for the environment is a positive choice

Download a copy (3.78 MB)




Going veggie...for healthGoing veggie...for health and wellbeing

A balanced vegetarian diet is healthy and nutritious and this leaflet shows why.

Download a copy (1.66 MB)




Healthy eating for vegetariansHealthy eating for vegetarians

A simple leaflet covering basic vegetarian nutrition

Download a copy (359 KB) or 50p per item


Why its green to go vegetarianWhy it's green to go vegetarian

Fully referenced information booklet on why a vegetarian diet is good for the environment

Download a copy (2.29 MB) or 50p per item


meat free made easy recipe bookletMeat-free made easy

Pocket sized recipe booklet featuring simple, tasty meals on a budget. Only available as a download.

Download a copy (1.54 MB)


Veggie kids kitchen booklet coverVeggie Kids' Kitchen

Recipes to cook with your children (please note - we have to limit this to one copy per order)

Download a copy (1.36 MB) or £1 per item

Food Comparison Poster1 2013Food comparisons poster (1)

A2 poster illustrating how various foods compare to each other.
This first, in a series of two posters, covers Iron, Protein, Calcium and Fat. 

pdf iconDownload a copy or 80p per item


Food comparisons vitaminsFood comparisons poster (2)

A2 poster illustrating how various foods compare to each other.
This first, in a series of two posters, covers Vitamins.

pdf iconDownload a copy or 80p per item


Food comparisons postcardsFood comparisons postcards

Set of 3 postcards comparing iron, protein and B12

  Download a copy or 50p per set


Balance of good health posterBalance of good health poster

A2 poster showing the typical daily requirements of each food group

  Download a copy or 80p per item


100% vegetarian stickersVegetarian Society stickers

100% vegetarian


Email service

You are more than welcome to 'contact an expert' via email. Questionnaires are also welcome.

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